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CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

*2013-14 U.S. silver medalists
*2013 Four Continents bronze medalists

2013-14 SEASON NOTES

SD Music: Music from Don Quixote by Léon Minkus
FD Music: Selections from An American in Paris by Leonard Bernstein

Costumes designed by Madison Chock

IJS PERSONAL BESTS

International Competition
SD - 66.74 (2013 World Championships)
FD - 100.93 (2014 Nebelhorn Trophy)
Final Score - 164.91 (2013 World Team Trophy)

U.S. Qualifying Competition
SD - 73.41 (2014 U.S. Championships)
FD - 108.03 (2014 U.S. Championships)
Final Score - 181.44 (2014 U.S. Championships)

CONNECT WITH US

Twitter: @chockolate2 and @Evan_Bates
Official site

SKATING NOTES

Announced partnership in July 2011.

Chock started skating at the age of 5 ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program (1996-97) ... Chock skated with Greg Zuerlein from 2006-11 ... Together they won the 2009 World Junior, U.S. junior and Junior Grand Prix Final titles ... Also were two-time U.S. bronze medalists (as juniors in 2008, as seniors in 11) and two-time bronze medalists in the Grand Prix Series ... Skated with Kurt Lingenfelter from 2005-06 ... Previously coached by Darlene and Jordan Bell and Marina Zoueva.

Bates began skating at the age of 4 because his mom "lost him" every time she brought him to watch his sister skate, so she put him out on the ice where she could see him ... Competed with Emily Samuelson from 2000-10 ... Together, they were the 2009 U.S. silver medalists, 2010 U.S. bronze medalists and 2008 World Junior champions ... Placed 11th at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games ... Also skated with Arielle Chudnofsky ... Coached by Yasa Nechaeva and Yuri Chesnichenko (2000-10) and Marina Zoueva (2010-12).

PERSONAL NOTES

Chock supports breast cancer research ... Is of Hawaiian-Chinese descent.

Bates is graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in organizational studies ... Supports the Alzheimer's Foundation of America because his grandfather suffers from the disease ... Father, Eric, was the captain of Princeton's cross country team ... Grandfather played basketball for Michigan State and won two gold medals at the Senior Olympics.

Season Notes

  • 2013-14 Season Notes
    SD Music: "Hollywood" by Puppini Sisters, "There's No Business Like Show Business" by Irving Berlin
    FD Music: Selections from Les Misérables by various artists

    Costumes designed by Madison Chock
  • 2012-13 Season Notes
    SD Music: "Quidam" by Cirque du Soleil
    FD Music: Doctor Zhivago by Maurice Jarre

  • 2011-12 Season Notes
    SD Music: "Chick Chick Boom"
    FD Music: "Prelude in E minor" by Frederic Chopin

    Costume designed by Madison Chock

Competitive History

  • 2014 - Nebelhorn Trophy - 2nd
  • 2014 - World Championships - 5th
  • 2014 - Olympic Winter Games - 8th
  • 2014 - U.S. Championships - 2nd
  • 2013 - Rostelecom Cup - 3rd
  • 2013 - Cup of China - 3rd
  • 2013 - Finlandia Trophy - 2nd
  • 2013 - World Team Trophy - 1st (team)
  • 2013 - World Championships - 7th
  • 2013 - Four Continents Championships - 3rd
  • 2013 - U.S. Championships - 2nd
  • 2012 - Cup of China - 4th
  • 2012 - Nebelhorn Trophy - 1st
  • 2012 - U.S. International Classic - 4th
  • 2012 - U.S. Championships - 5th
  • 2011 - Trophee Eric Bompard - 5th
  • 2011 - Skate Canada - 4th
  • 2011 - Finlandia Trophy - 3rd