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Jeremy Abbott

Figure Skater from United States of America

Jeremy Abbott Jeremy Abbott (born June 5, 1985) is an American figure skater. He is the 2008 Grand Prix Final champion, a two-time (2007, 2011) Four Continents bronze medalist, and a three-time (2009, 2010, 2012) U.S. national champion. He represented the United States at the 2010 Winter Olympics, where he placed ninth. Jeremy Abbott was born in Aspen, Colorado. He began skating at age two. He began competing at age four after seeing and becoming inspired by Robin Cousins. Following his win on the junior level at 2005 US nationals, Abbott established a fund in Aspen, Colorado, to help up-and-coming skaters to pay for training. In 2006, he established a second fund for skaters in the surrounding area. In 2011, his Japanese fan club donated $1,000 dollars to his fund. Abbott attended Cheyenne Mountain High School for five years, stretching his high school career out one year longer than the usual, so he could concentrate on both skating and getting good grades. He graduated in 2004. His older sister, Gwen Abbott, was a nationally-ranked downhill skier who competed in the X Games as a ski racer. In addition to his coaches past and present, Jeremy Abbott often cites his family—mother Allison Scott,  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1985-06-05
Place of birth
Aspen
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Figure Skater

Athlete facts

Sports
Figure skating

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