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About

James and Ciprès are two-time French champions (2013-14).

James previously competed with Yannick Bonheur from 2008-10, winning the French title in 2010 and competing at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, where they finished 14th ... She and Bonheur composed the first African-American pair to compete at the Olympics ... Competed for Great Britain in singles from 2005-08, winning the country's senior ladies title in 2005 ... Prior to that, was a singles skater in the U.S. for three seasons ... Started skating when she was 11 ... Likes playing tennis, watching movies and dancing.

Ciprès was a singles skater for France from 2004-10, placing as high as fourth at the French championships in 2010 ... Missed the 2007-08 season due to an adductor muscle injury ... Started skating when he was 4 ... Interests include sports and music.

Season Notes

  • 2013-14 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Minnie the Moocher" by Cab Calloway
    FS Music: Music from the Angels and Demons soundtrack by Hans Zimmer and the Requiem for a Dream soundtrack by Clint Mansell

  • 2012-13 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Rumba d'Amour" and music by Safri Duo
    FS Music: Music from the Pearl Harbor soundtrack by Hans Zimmer

  • 2011-12 Season Notes
    SP Music: "El Tango de Roxanne" from the Moulin Rouge! soundtrack
    FS Music: "Nostalgia" by Yanni

Competitive History

  • 2014 - World Championships - 10th
  • 2014 - Olympic Winter Games - 10th
  • 2014 - European Championships - 5th
  • 2014 - French Championships - 1st
  • 2013 - Denkova-Staviski Cup - 1st
  • 2013 - 2013 Trophee Eric Bompard - 5th
  • 2013 - World Team Trophy - 6th (team)
  • 2013 - World Championships - 8th
  • 2013 - Challenge Cup - 1st
  • 2013 - European Championships - 4th
  • 2013 - French Championships - 1st
  • 2012 - NRW Trophy - 3rd
  • 2012 - World Championships - 16th
  • 2012 - European Championships - 6th
  • 2012 - Trophee Eric Bompard - 6th
  • 2012 - Skate America - 4th
  • 2012 - Nebelhorn Trophy - 3rd
  • 2012 - French Championships - 2nd
  • 2011 - Trophee Eric Bompard - 8th
  • 2011 - Cup of Nice - 5th
  • 2011 - Ondrej Nepela Trophy - 5th