A three-year member of Team USA at the junior level, Brooke Abbott is a longtime member of the Skyliners organization. From Cos Cob, Connecticut, she began her skating career at the Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink where she soon discovered the thrill of synchro and has been competing for eight seasons. Brooke is excited to be celebrating her eighteenth birthday during her 2013 Junior World Championships. As she blows out her birthday candles in Finland, there is no surprise in what she’ll be wishing for!
Brooke’s Blog: Junior Worlds 2013
High school junior Shannon Jahrling from Farmington, Connecticut, will be skating at her first Junior World Championship this week in Helsinki. Shannon is a first year member of the Lexettes as well as Team USA. She began skating at the age of three and was introduced to synchro at the Watertown Skating Club. She skated on Team Esprit for three years before joining the Ice Mates her freshman year of high school. This is her sixth competitive season of synchronized skating. Shannon is ecstatic to have the opportunity to experience her first Worlds event and to visit her coach’s hometown!
Shannon’s Story: Junior Worlds 2013