Timothy Dolensky

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Timothy Dolensky
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Dolensky in 2012
Personal information
Country represented United States
Born (1992-07-18) July 18, 1992 (age 30)
Birmingham, Alabama
Home townKennesaw, Georgia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Coach Daniil Barantsev [1]
Former coachDebbie Prachar, Brittney Bottoms, Linda Struck, Darlene and Peter Cain
Choreographer Daniil Barantsev, Ryan Jahnke
Former choreographer Catarina Lindgren
Skating clubAtlanta FSC
Training locations Euless, Texas [1]
Former training locationsKennesaw, Georgia
Began skating1999
RetiredApril 17, 2019
ISU personal best scores
Combined total226.53
2016 Skate America
Short program78.75
2017 U.S. Classic
Free skate156.60
2015 Skate Canada

Timothy "Tim" Dolensky (born July 18, 1992) is an American former figure skater. He is the 2012 U.S. junior silver medalist and placed 12th at the 2012 World Junior Championships.

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Early life and education

Timothy Dolensky was born July 18, 1992, in Birmingham, Alabama. [2] He studied at Kennesaw State University, majoring in exercise and health science. [3]

Career

Early years

Dolensky began skating at age six after a school trip to an ice rink. [4] He competed nationally on the juvenile level in the 2004–05 season and on the intermediate level the following season. He moved up to the novice level in the 2007–08 season and won the bronze medal at the 2010 U.S. Championships. [4]

Junior career

In the 2010−11 season, Dolensky was assigned to his first ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) competition, in Sheffield, England, and finished 4th at the event.

Dolensky composed his own music, Windfall, for his 2011−12 short program. [5] He competed at two JGP events, winning bronze in Riga, Latvia and placing 4th in Innsbruck, Austria. He was awarded the silver medal in the junior event at the 2012 U.S. Championships and was sent to the 2012 World Junior Championships. [6] Dolensky finished 12th overall at the event in Minsk, Belarus, having ranked 9th in the short program and 13th in the free skate.

Senior career

Dolensky placed fourth in his senior international debut at the 2012 U.S. Classic.

He composed his 2014–15 short program music, Bella Luce. [7] In October, he finished fourth at the 2014 Skate Canada Autumn Classic, his first ISU Challenger Series event. He sustained a concussion on November 12, 2014, as a result of a collision with another skater in Kennesaw, Georgia. [8]

Competing in the 2015–16 ISU Challenger Series, Dolensky placed fourth at both the 2015 U.S. International Classic and at the 2015 Finlandia Trophy. He appeared at the 2015 Skate Canada International as a replacement for the injured Joshua Farris. Making his Grand Prix debut, he placed 11th in the short program, 6th in the free skate, and 7th overall. He also finished 7th at the 2016 U.S. Championships.

Dolensky placed 8th at the 2016 Skate America and 7th at the 2017 U.S. Championships.

In the 2017–18 season, Dolensky placed 6th at the 2017 CS U.S. International Classic. and 7th at the 2018 U.S. Championships.

He finished 6th at the 2019 U.S. Championships and announced that he would be stepping away from competitive figure skating on April 17, 2019.

He now skates professionally for Disney on Ice: Mickey's Search Party and is married to professional figure skater Sarah Dalton. [9]

Personal life

Dolensky plays the violin and piano.

Programs

Season Short program Free skating
2018–2019
[2] [10]
  • Faux
    by Novo Amor, Ed Tullett
  • Faux (remix)
    by Said the Sky
2017–2018
[4]
  • Faux
    by Novo Amor, Ed Tullett
  • Faux (remix)
    by Said the Sky
2016–2017
[11]
  • Awake My Soul
    by Mumford and Sons
    choreo. by Ryan Jahnke
2015–2016
[12]
  • Orchestral Variations on Themes of Chopin
    by Anže Rozman
2014–2015
[7]
  • Bella Luce
    by Timothy Dolensky
  • Orchestral Variations on Themes of Chopin
    by Anže Rozman
2012–2013
[4]
2011–2012
[5]
  • Windfall
    by Timothy Dolensky
2010–2011
[4]
2009–2010
[4]
  • Flamenko
    by Didulya
  • Warsaw Concerto
    performed by Frank Chacksfield
    and his orchestra

Competitive highlights

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

International [13]
Event 09–10 10–11 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19
GP Skate America 8th
GP Skate Canada 7th
CS Lombardia 6th
CS Autumn Classic 4th
CS Finlandia 4th
CS Golden Spin 6th
CS Nebelhorn 7th4th
CS U.S. Classic 4th6th
Philadelphia 1st3rd
U.S. Classic 4th
International: Junior [13]
Junior Worlds 12th
JGP Austria 4th
JGP Latvia 3rd
JGP U.K. 4th
National [4]
U.S. Championships 3rd N2nd J13th14th7th7th7th6th
Eastern Sectionals 1st N5th J2nd J6th1st2nd1st1st
Levels: N = Novice; J = Junior

Detailed results

Small medals for short and free programs awarded only at ISU Championships.

2018–19 season
DateEvent SP FS Total
Jan. 19 - 27, 2019 2019 U.S. Championships 6
81.10
7
147.84
6
228.94
26–29 September 2018 2018 CS Nebelhorn Trophy 5
67.80
4
141.22
4
209.02
12–16 September 2018 2018 CS Lombardia Trophy 6
71.06
6
126.31
6
197.37
August 3–5, 20182018 Philadelphia Summer International 1
68.26
5
129.94
3
198.20
2017–18 season
DateEvent SP FS Total
Dec. 29 – Jan. 8, 2018 2018 U.S. Championships 7
85.06
9
151.27
7
236.33
September 13–17, 2017 2017 CS U.S. International Classic 4
78.75
6
136.19
6
214.94
August 3–5, 20172017 Philadelphia Summer International 1
75.38
1
153.84
1
229.22
2016–17 season
DateEvent SP FS Total
January 14–22, 2017 2017 U.S. Championships 6
78.86
9
149.90
7
228.76
December 7–10, 2016 2016 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb 5
75.36
6
144.06
6
219.42
October 21–23, 2016 2016 Skate America 6
77.59
8
148.90
8
226.53
September 22–24, 2016 2016 CS Nebelhorn Trophy 7
67.76
4
139.73
7
207.49
2015–16 season
DateEventSPFSTotal
January 16–24, 2016 2016 U.S. Championships 5
80.01
7
156.12
7
236.13
October 30 – November 1, 2015 2015 GP Skate Canada 11
62.46
6
156.60
7
219.06
October 9–11, 2015 2015 CS Finlandia Trophy 6
66.52
3
144.03
4
210.55
September 16–20, 2015 2015 CS U.S. Classic 4
69.18
4
139.86
4
209.04
2014–15 season
DateEventSPFSTotal
January 18–25, 2015 2015 U.S. Championships 13
68.41
14
124.97
14
193.38
October 15–16, 2014 2014 Autumn Classic 8
63.69
4
133.24
4
196.53
2013–14 season
DateEventSPFSTotal
January 5–12, 2014 2014 U.S. Championships 13
61.76
13
123.08
13
184.84
2012–13 season
DateEventSPFSTotal
September 13–16, 2012 2012 U.S. Classic 5
63.68
4
139.91
4
203.59
2011–12 season
DateEventLevelSPFSTotal
February 27 – March 4, 2012 2012 World Junior Championships Junior9
57.73
13
112.21
12
169.94
January 22–29, 2012 2012 U.S. Championships Junior1
63.20
3
124.64
2
187.84
Sept. 28 – October 1, 2011 2011 Junior Grand Prix, Austria Junior8
54.35
5
113.79
4
168.14
August 31 – September 3, 2011 2011 Junior Grand Prix Latvia Junior4
56.52
3
120.25
3
176.77
2010–11 season
DateEventLevelSPFSTotal
September 29 – October 3, 2010 2010 Junior Grand Prix U.K. Junior5
51.94
5
105.13
4
157.07
2009–10 season
DateEventLevelSPFSTotal
January 14–24, 2010 2010 U.S. Championships Novice9
39.67
1
93.50
3
133.17

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