Zachary Donohue

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Zachary Donohue
2012 WFSC 04d 387 Madison Hubbell Zachary Donohue.JPG
Donohue with Hubbell
Personal information
Full nameZachary Tyler Donohue
Country representedUnited States
Born(1991-01-08) January 8, 1991 (age 23)
Hartford, Connecticut
Home townMadison, Connecticut
ResidenceBloomfield Hills, Michigan
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
PartnerMadison Hubbell
Former partnerAlissandra Aronow
Piper Gilles
Lili Lamar
CoachPasquale Camerlengo
Anjelika Krylova
Massimo Scali
ChoreographerAnjelika Krylova
Pasquale Camerlengo
Former choreographerMarina Zueva
Igor Shpilband
Began skating2001
ISU personal best scores
Combined total158.25
2014 Four Continents
Short dance:61.05
2014 Four Continents
Free dance97.20
2014 Four Continents
 
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Zachary Donohue
2012 WFSC 04d 387 Madison Hubbell Zachary Donohue.JPG
Donohue with Hubbell
Personal information
Full nameZachary Tyler Donohue
Country representedUnited States
Born(1991-01-08) January 8, 1991 (age 23)
Hartford, Connecticut
Home townMadison, Connecticut
ResidenceBloomfield Hills, Michigan
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
PartnerMadison Hubbell
Former partnerAlissandra Aronow
Piper Gilles
Lili Lamar
CoachPasquale Camerlengo
Anjelika Krylova
Massimo Scali
ChoreographerAnjelika Krylova
Pasquale Camerlengo
Former choreographerMarina Zueva
Igor Shpilband
Began skating2001
ISU personal best scores
Combined total158.25
2014 Four Continents
Short dance:61.05
2014 Four Continents
Free dance97.20
2014 Four Continents

Zachary Donohue (born January 8, 1991) is an American ice dancer. With current partner Madison Hubbell, he is a two-time (2011, 2013) Nebelhorn Trophy champion and the 2012 U.S. national bronze medalist. With former partner Piper Gilles, he is the 2009 and 2010 U.S. national junior bronze medalist.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

In the 2006–2007 season, Donohue competed with Kaylyn Patitucci. They placed 5th on the novice level at the Eastern Sectional Championships and did not advance to the 2007 U.S. Championships.

In the 2007–2008 season, Donohue competed with Lili Lamar. They placed 5th on the Junior level at the Eastern Sectional Championships and did not advance to the 2008 U.S. Championships.

Partnership with Gilles[edit]

Donohue teamed up with Piper Gilles for the 2008–2009 season. They made their international debut at the 2008–2009 ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Ostrava, Czech Republic, which they won. They placed second at their second event in Cape Town, South Africa, qualifying them for the 2008–2009 Junior Grand Prix Final in South Korea. They withdrew from the Junior Grand Prix Final before the competition due to injury to Gilles. They won the bronze medal on the junior level at the 2009 and 2010 U.S. Championships. In 2010, Gilles & Donohue were selected to compete for the United States at the World Junior Championships. They placed 9th out of a field of 34 teams. They announced the end of their partnership in May 2010. Donohue partnered with Alissandra Aronow and trained in Canton, Michigan, under the coaching team of Igor Shpilband and Marina Zueva. They competed at the senior level for the 2010-11 season, and ended their partnership shortly after the 2011 U.S. Championships.

Partnership with Hubbell[edit]

Hubbell and Donohue at the 2011 Skate America

On May 12, 2011, it was announced that he had teamed up with Madison Hubbell.[1] The new partnership trains at the Detroit Skating Club under the coaching team of Pasquale Camerlengo, Anjelika Krylova, Massimo Scali, Natalia Annenko-Deller, and Elizabeth Punsalan, with assistance on elements from Jason Dungjen.[2] They made their international debut at 2011 Nebelhorn Trophy where they won the gold medal.[3][4]

In 2013–2014 season, Hubbell / Donohue competed at the 2013 Nebelhorn Trophy and won the gold medal. They are assigned at the 2013 Skate America and 2013 Skate Canada in the 2013–2014 ISU Grand Prix series.

Programs[edit]

With Madison Hubbell[edit]

SeasonShort danceFree danceExhibition
2013–2014
[5][6]
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy:
  • "Mr. Pinstripe Suit"
  • "Maddest kind of love"
  • "Diga Diga Doo"
  • "Nocturne/Bohemian Rhapsody" by Lucia Micarelli
2012–2013
[5][6]
Titanic:
  • Waltz
  • John Ryan's Polka
2011–2012
[7]
  • Latin medley
  • Make You Feel My Love
    by Adele

With Gilles[edit]

SeasonOriginal danceFree dance
2009–2010
[8][9]
  • Thank God I'm a Country Boy
    by John Denver
  • Country Roads
    by John Denver
  • Devil Went Down to Georgia
    by Charlie Daniels Band

  • Flamenco medley
    by the Gypsy Queens and Kings
Alfred Hitchcock movies:
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much
    by Bernard Herrmann
  • Vertigo Suite
    by Bernard Hermann
  • North by Northwest Overture
    by Bernard Herrmann
2008–2009
[8][10]
  • Go Daddy-O
    by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
  • Flat Foot Floogie
    by Yallopin' Hounds Orchestra
  • Sing, Sing, Sing
    by James Horner
  • Malagenha
    by Sergei Mendes
  • Besame Mucho
    performed by Michel Petrucciani with the Graffiti Quartet
  • Pontero en Libertad
    by Monica Naranja

Competitive highlights[edit]

With Hubbell[edit]

Results[11]
International
Event2011–20122012–20132013–2014
Worlds10th
Four Continents5th1st
GP Bompard4th
GP Skate America6th4th
GP Skate Canada5th3rd
Finlandia Trophy3rd
Nebelhorn Trophy1st1st
National
U.S. Champ.3rd4th4th
Midwestern Sect.1st
GP = Grand Prix

With Gilles[edit]

Results[12]
International
Event2008–20092009–2010
JGP Czech Republic1st
JGP Germany3rd
JGP Hungary4th
JGP South Africa2nd
National
U.S. Championships3rd J.3rd J.
Midwestern Sect.2nd J.
JGP = Junior Grand Prix; J. = Junior level

Earlier partnerships[edit]

(With Lili Lamar)

Event2007–2008
Eastern Sectionals5th J.
J. = Junior level

(with Kaylyn Patitucci)

Event2006–2007
Eastern Sectionals5th N.
N. = Novice level

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Madison Hubbell and Keiffer Hubbell Announce End of Partnership". U.S. Figure Skating. May 12, 2011. Retrieved June 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ Rutherford, Lynn (July 27, 2011). "Hubbell, Donohue hope to put a spell on judges". icenetwork. Retrieved July 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ Flade, Tatjana (September 22, 2011). "Zhiganshina and Gazsi dance to lead at Nebelhorn". GoldenSkate. Retrieved September 22, 2011. 
  4. ^ Flade, Tatjana (September 24, 2011). "Hubbell and Donohue capture gold at Nebelhorn Trophy". GoldenSkate. Retrieved September 24, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Madison HUBBELL / Zachary DONOHUE: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on November 24, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b Berlot, Jean-Christophe (November 15, 2012). "Hubbell, Donohue emphasize passion over points". IceNetwork. 
  7. ^ "Madison HUBBELL / Zachary DONOHUE: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 19, 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Piper Gilles / Zach Donohue". Ice Network. Archived from the original on January 1, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Piper GILLES / Zachary DONOHUE: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 9, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Piper GILLES / Zachary DONOHUE: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 20, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Competition Results: Madison HUBBELL / Zachary DONOHUE". International Skating Union. 
  12. ^ "Competition Results: Piper GILLES / Zachary DONOHUE". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on June 20, 2013. 

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