Athlete Profile - Kavita LORENZ

Kavita LORENZ
Birth Date:  05 Sep 1995
Age:  22
Gender:   Female



Kavita LORENZ - Schedule

Schedule
Start Time Event Status
Fri, 9 Feb 10:00
Team Event Men Single Skating Short Program
Finished
Fri, 9 Feb 11:45
Team Event Pair Skating Short Program
Finished
Sun, 11 Feb 10:00
Team Event Ice Dance Short Dance
Finished
Sun, 11 Feb 11:45
Team Event Ladies Single Skating Short Program
Finished
Mon, 19 Feb 10:00
Ice Dance Short Dance
Finished
Tue, 20 Feb 10:00
Ice Dance Free Dance
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights World Championships
RankEventYearLocation
17Ice Dance2016Boston, MA, USA
19Ice Dance2017Helsinki, FIN

European Championships
RankEventYearLocation
14Ice Dance2017Ostrava, CZE
14Ice Dance2016Bratislava, SVK
WDIce Dance2018Moscow, RUS

Grand Prix overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015
YearIce Dance
2017/20181 x 8th

Grand Prix - Ten best performances since 2014/2015
RankYearEventCompetitionLocation
82017/2018Ice DanceSkate CanadaRegina, SK, CAN
Nickname Kavi (teamdeutschland.de, 08 Feb 2018)
Hobbies Art, swimming, dogs. (isuresults.com, 01 Apr 2017)
Occupation Athlete, Student
Languages spoken English, German
Club name EC Oberstdorf [Germany]
Coach Marina Zueva, RUS; Oleg Epstein, RUS; Massimo Scali, ITA; Martin Skotnicky (Facebook page, 30 Sep 2017)
Choreographer Marina Zueva, RUS; Massimo Scali, ITA (isuresults.com, 12 Dec 2017)
Start She took up the sport in 2000. At age 16 she decided to move to ice dance from single skating. (isuresults.com, 29 Oct 2017; absoluteskating.com, 11 Jan 2017)
Reason Her mother took her to an ice rink and she liked it. She decided to train in figure skating after watching the performance of Italian figure skater Carolina Kostner. She observed her during training and wanted to follow in her footsteps. (long-program.com, 05 Feb 2017)
Ambition To win an Olympic medal. (absoluteskating.com, 11 Jan 2017)
Training She trains 25 hours a week in both the high and low seasons in Canton, MI, United States of America. (isuresults.com, 12 Dec 2017)
Hero Italian figure skater Carolina Kostner. (absoluteskating.com, 11 Jan 2017)
Philosophy "Never despair, but if you do, then work despite continuing your despair." (Facebook profile, 15 Apr 2016)
Additional information Music
Short dance as of 2017/18 season
Salsa: Aguanile by Willie Colon, Hector Lavoe performed by Marc Anthony
Rhumba: Mil Pasos [Kizomba Remix] by Soha
Samba: Magalenha by Antonio Carlos performed by Sergio Mendes

Free dance as of 2017/18 season
Pride and Prejudice [soundtrack] by Dario Marianelli, Jean-Yves Thibaudet (isuresults.com, 12 Dec 2017)

General
PERFORMING WITH POLIZOAKIS
She teamed up with Joti Polizoakis in 2015, however they had known each other from the beginning of their skating careers. They were friends and used to spent a lot of time together, and even skated together from time to time when they did single skating. In April 2016 they announced that they were splitting up, but two moths later they decided to continue skating together. "There was some complication in our private life. But we are still best friends. It was never a skating problem, it was just something in our private life so that we couldn't continue skating unfortunately, but everything was solved," Lorenz said. (absoluteskating.com, 11 Jan 2017)

CHANGE OF COACH
She and partner Joti Polizoakis moved to the United States of America to train with coach Igor Shpilband. However, after a disappointing 2016/17 season, they decided to change coach. In May 2017 they announced that they had started to work with Marina Zueva. (absoluteskating.com, 11 Jan 2017; focus.de, 02 May 2017)

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