Madison Hubbell & Zachary Donohue
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2018 World Ice Dance Silver Medalists and 2018 Olympic Team Members
2018 Grand Prix Final Champions, 2014 Four Continents Champions, and 2012-2017 U.S. Ice Dance Medalists
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Skating with command and authority
Madi and Zach open their 2018-2019 competitive season with five consecutive wins, including their first Grand Prix Final title and second consecutive U.S. national title
January 27, 2019 - Webmaster Update
Congratulations to Madi and Zach on their second U.S. national ice dance title! At the 2019 GEICO U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit, Michigan, they placed first in all phases of the competition with career-high scores.
Their rhythm dance this season is set to two Astor Piazzolla pieces, "Alevare" and "Tangata del Alba." At Nationals, they earned a personal-best rhythm dance score of 84.56 points for a performance that was intense, smoldering, and precise. Both their required patterns showcased their deep edges and large, commanding ice coverage, while their entire performance featured crisp execution and sharp extensions befitting the mandated tango rhythm.
Madi and Zach followed with a mesmerizing performance of their free dance, which is a refined, mature, and sophisticated interpretation of selections from Baz Luhrmann's 1996 "Romeo & Juliet" movie, including "I'm Kissing You" by Des'ree. Skated with the organic, genuine, and heartfelt emotion that is their trademark, Madi and Zach also showed that power, lyricism, and softness can go together in figure skating, filling the entire arena with their speed, edges, ice coverage, and deftness. Judges agreed, awarding them 131.32 points in the free dance, which included two perfect "10" scores for performance and six perfect "10" scores for interpretation of the music and timing.
Their second consecutive U.S. title is the latest highlight to a season where Madi and Zach have skated with added confidence and have continued to improve their already world-class skating skills. In September, they opened the 2018-2019 season with a win at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City, Utah. Then, they started the ISU Grand Prix series in October with back-to-back wins at Skate America in Everett, Washington and at the Skate Canada International in Laval, Quebec. In December, they won their first-ever ISU Grand Prix Final title in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Madi and Zach look forward to representing the United States at the 2019 ISU Four Continents Championships in Anaheim, California in February and at the 2019 ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan in March. A huge thanks to their family, friends, and fans for cheering them on to new heights in their career!
- 2019 U.S. Figure Skating Championships: Hubbell, Donohue champs (Detroit Free Press)
- Hubbell and Donohue repeat as national ice dance champions (Detroit News)
- Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue Capture Second Straight U.S. Title (U.S. Figure Skating Fan Zone)
- Hubbell, Donohue repeat as U.S. ice dancing champions (Oakland Press)
- Madison Hubbell And Zachary Donohue Win Second Consecutive U.S. Ice Dance Title, Joined On Podium By Training Mates (Team USA / U.S. Olympic Committee)
- Hubbell, Donohue win again at US nationals (Associated Press)
- Michigan's Madison Hubbell, partner Zachary Donohue win second-straight U.S. skating dance title (MLive)
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