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CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

*2016 World Junior silver medalists
*2015-16 U.S. junior silver medalists
*2014 U.S. junior bronze medalists
*2012 U.S. junior pewter medalists
*2011 U.S. novice champions

2016-17 SEASON NOTES

SD Music: "A little Party Never Killed Nobody" by Fergie and "Born to Die" by Lana Del Ray
FD Music: "Singing in the Rain" by Sophia Sin

IJS PERSONAL BESTS

International Competition
SD - 67.88 (2016 World Junior Championships)
FD - 94.86 (2016 World Junior Championships)
Final Score - 162.74 (2016 World Junior Championships)

U.S. Qualifying Competition
SD - 70.29 (2016 U.S. Championships, Junior)
FD - 95.17 (2016 U.S. Championships, Junior)
Final Score - 165.46 (2016 U.S. Championships, 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 graduated from Magruder High School in 2016 ... Is currently a student at Montgomery County Community College ... Was on the Honor Roll throughout high school ... Enjoys painting, drawing, ceramics, guitar, singing, hiking, camping, and playing with her dog, a Golden/Chow mix named Luke.

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

Season Notes

  • 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
  • 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

  • 2016 - World Junior Championships - 2nd
  • 2016 - U.S. Championships, Junior - 2nd
  • 2015 - Junior Grand Prix Final - 3rd
  • 2015 - Junior Grand Prix (Croatia) - 1st
  • 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