Thomas Rauer

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Thomas Rauer
Personal information
Country represented Germany
Born (1977-08-16) 16 August 1977 (age 40)
Essen, Germany
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Former partner Stephanie Rauer
Former coach Oleg Ryzhkin
Christina Henke-Mades
Udo Dönsdorf
Former choreographer Florenza Pizanis-Ellis
Former skating club ERV 68 Essen
Former training locations Dortmund
Began skating 1987
Retired 2003

Thomas Rauer (born 16 August 1977 in Essen) is a German former competitive ice dancer. He competed with his sister Stephanie Rauer. Together, they are two-time (2001, 2002) German national champions.

Essen Place in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Essen is the central and second largest city of the Ruhr, the largest urban area in Germany. Its population of 583,393 makes it the ninth largest city of Germany, as well as the fourth largest city of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. On the Ruhr and Emscher rivers, Essen geographically is part of the Rhineland and the larger Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Region. The Ruhrdeutsch regiolect spoken in the region has strong influences of both Low German (Westphalian) and Low Franconian.

Germany Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north, and the Alps to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.

Stephanie Rauer is a German former ice dancer. She competed with her brother Thomas Rauer. Together, they are two-time German national champions.

Contents

In autumn 2000, Thomas Rauer had a torn ligament in his foot. [1]

He is an ISU Technical Specialist for Germany. [2]

Programs

(with Rauer)

Season Original dance Free dance
2002–2003
[3]
  • James Bond Theme
    performed by Moby
  • Golden Eye
    performed by Tina Turner
  • The Avengers Theme
    by Laurie Johnson
2001–2002
[4]
  • Malaguena
    The Madrid Paso Dobles Ensemble
  • Verano Porteno
    by Raul Garello
Grease
by Jim Jacobs:
  • Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee
  • Born to Hand Jive
  • Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee
  • We Go Together
2000–2001
[1] [5]
  • Charleston
  • Quickstep
1999–2000
[6]
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • The Mooch
  • Daybreak Express
1998–1999
[6]

Results

(with Stephanie Rauer)

Results [1] [4] [3]
International
Event 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03
Worlds 19th 19th 27th 19th
Europeans 19th 16th 15th 21st 17th
GP Cup of Russia 8th 9th 9th 9th
GP Nations/Spark. 11th 10th 7th 12th 7th
GP Skate Canada 9th
Nebelhorn 9th 5th 3rd 4th
Lysiane 6th
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 21st 13th
National
German Champ. 3rd J. 1st J. 1st J. 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 3rd
GP = Grand Prix; J. = Junior level

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Stephanie RAUER / Thomas RAUER: 2000/2001". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 17 April 2001.
  2. "ISU Communication No. 1467".
  3. 1 2 "Stephanie RAUER / Thomas RAUER: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 27 October 2004.
  4. 1 2 "Stephanie RAUER / Thomas RAUER: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 2 June 2002.
  5. Mittan, Barry (31 October 2001). "Tiny Dancers Put a Lot Into their Skating". Golden Skate. Retrieved 10 April 2011.
  6. 1 2 Mittan, J. Barry (1999). "German Dancers Find Audience Approval". Archived from the original on 12 May 2012.
International Skating Union international sport governing body

The International Skating Union (ISU) is the international governing body for competitive ice skating disciplines, including figure skating, synchronized skating, speed skating, and short track speed skating. It was founded in Scheveningen, Netherlands, in July 1892, making it one of the oldest international sport federations. The ISU was formed to establish standardized international rules and regulations for the skating disciplines it governs, and to organize international competitions in these disciplines. It is now based in Lausanne, Switzerland.