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CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

*2015 U.S. junior silver medalists
*2014 U.S. junior bronze medalists
*2012 U.S. junior pewter medalists
*2011 U.S. novice champions

2015-16 SEASON NOTES

SD Music: "Cinderella's Departure for the Ball" by Sergei Prokofiev
FD Music: "La Malamada" and "Palabras Y Viento" by the Medialuna Tango Project

IJS PERSONAL BESTS

International Competition
SD - 59.02 (2015 Junior Grand Prix, Slovakia)
FD - 90.40 (2015 Junior Grand Prix, Slovakia)
Final Score - 149.42 (2015 Junior Grand Prix, Slovakia)

U.S. Qualifying Competition
SD - 62.96 (2015 Eastern Sectional, Junior)
FD - 88.46 (2015 Eastern Sectional, Junior)
Final Score - 151.42 (2015 Eastern Sectional, Junior)

CONNECT WITH US

Twitter: @ray_sk8er and @michaelap95
Instagram: rachelmariesk8er
Official site

SKATING NOTES

Started skating together in February 2010 ... Did not compete at 2013 U.S. Championships due to injury.

Rachel started skating when she was 6 because her mother skated as a child and it sounded fun ... Previously competed with Kyle MacMillan, with whom she won the 2009 U.S. juvenile and the 2010 intermediate titles.

Michael began skating at age 7 because he wanted to improve his hockey skating ... Previously competed with Kristina Rexford, with whom he won the novice pewter medal at the 2010 U.S. Championships.

PERSONAL NOTES

Rachel is currently a student at Magruder High School in Rockville, Maryland ... Enjoys reading, drawing, painting, sculpting, singing, playing guitar, and walking in the woods with her dog Luke, a retriever/chow mix.

Michael is currently a student at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland ... Enjoys playing guitar, international travel, skiing and sports.

Season Notes

  • 2014-15 Season Notes

    SD Music: "Fruta Fresca (Club Mix)" by Carlos Vives
    FD Music: Selections from Notre Dame de Paris by Luc Plamondon

    Costumes designed by Tania Bass
  • 2013-14 Season Notes
    SD Music: Music from the Funny Girl soundtrack by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill
    FD Music: Selections from The Twilight Saga by various artists

    Costumes designed by Stephanie Handler
  • 2012-13 Season Notes
    SD Music: "4 Minutes" by Madonna and Justin Timberlake, "Cyber Shanty Town Blues" by Christian HipHop Factory
    FD Music: "Walpurgis Night" by Charles Gounod

    Costumes designed by Stephanie Handler

  • 2011-12 Season Notes
    SD Music: "Psychedelic Sally" by Eddie Jefferson
    FD Music: "To Glory, Enigmatic Soul" by Thomas J. Bergersen

    Costumes designed by Del Arbour, Scoti Marie Ice Couture

  • 2010-11 Season Notes
    FD Music: "Firebird" by Igor Stravinsky

Competitive History

  • 2015 - Junior Grand Prix (Slovakia) - 1st
  • 2015 - Lake Placid Ice Dance International, Junior - 1st
  • 2015 - World Junior Championships - 4th
  • 2015 - U.S. Championships, Junior - 2nd
  • 2015 - Nestle Nesquik Cup, Junior - 2nd
  • 2015 - Eastern Sectional, Junior - 2nd
  • 2014 - Junior Grand Prix (Croatia) - 2nd
  • 2014 - Junior Grand Prix (Japan) - 3rd
  • 2014 - World Junior Championships - 8th
  • 2014 - U.S. Championships, Junior - 3rd
  • 2013 - Junior Grand Prix Final - 6th
  • 2013 - Junior Grand Prix (Czech Republic) - 2nd
  • 2013 - Junior Grand Prix (Slovakia) - 2nd
  • 2013 - Eastern Sectional, Junior - 2nd
  • 2012 - Junior Grand Prix (Croatia) - 3rd
  • 2012 - Junior Grand Prix (Austria) - 6th
  • 2012 - World Junior Championships - 15th
  • 2012 - Winter Youth Olympic Games - 4th
  • 2012 - U.S. Championships, Junior - 4th
  • 2012 - Eastern Sectional, Junior - 2nd
  • 2011 - Junior Grand Prix (Poland) - 9th
  • 2011 - U.S. Championships, Novice - 1st
  • 2011 - Eastern Sectional, Novice - 1st