Videos of Kaitlin Hawayek & Jean-Luc Baker
*2014 World Junior champions
*2014 U.S. junior champions
*2013 U.S. junior silver medalists
2013-14 SEASON NOTES
SD Music: "Happy Feet" by Milton Ager and Jack Yellen, "It Had To Be You" by Harry Connick, Jr., "Sing Sing Sing" by James Horner
FD Music: Music from the Amelie soundtrack by Yann Tiersen
Costumes designers: Nina of Seattle, Susan Hubbell
IJS PERSONAL BESTS
SP - 58.66 (2012 Junior Grand Prix, Germany)
FS - 81.37 (2013 Junior Grand Prix Final)
Final Score - 139.42 (2013 Junior Grand Prix Final)
U.S. Qualifying Competition
SP - 60.72 (2013 U.S. Championships, Junior)
FS - 89.02 (2013 U.S. Championships, Junior)
Final Score - 149.74 (2013 U.S. Championships, Junior)
CONNECT WITH US
Formed partnership in June 2012.
Hawayek began skating at age 3 ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program for three years ... Previously skated with Michael Bramante (2010-11).
Baker began skating at age 2, but did not start seriously training and competing until age 10 ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program for two years ... Skated with Joylyn Yang for five years, at which time the team was coached by Baker's parents Steve and Sharon, who competed at the 1988 Olympic Winter Games ... Parents still coach in Washington.
Hawayek has an older brother (Bradley, 18) and a younger brother (Nathan, 12) ... Is an honor roll student ... Received her school district's Superintendent's Art Award ... Member of the National Junior Honor Society ... Works as a Basic Skills coach.
Baker was born with a club left foot - "For the first 6 months of my life, I was in a cast trying to turn my foot forward. It is still two sizes smaller than my right foot." ... Graduated Kamiak H.S. in Mukilteo, Wash.
- 2014 - World Junior Championships - 1st
- 2014 - U.S. Championships, Junior - 1st
- 2013 - Junior Grand Prix Final - 2nd
- 2013 - Junior Grand Prix (Poland) - 1st
- 2013 - Junior Grand Prix (Mexico) - 1st
- 2013 - World Junior Championships - 7th
- 2013 - U.S. Championships, Junior - 2nd
- 2013 - Midwestern Sectional, Junior - 1st
- 2012 - Junior Grand Prix (Germany) - 2nd
- 2012 - Junior Grand Prix (Turkey) - 5th