Sunday, June 25, 2017

Skater Profiles


Nicolette and Aidas

I. PERSONAL OBJECTIVES

  • To present high quality and entertaining performances to the viewing audience and to educate the community on the finer points of figure skating.

II. QUALIFICATIONS

Nicolette:

  • 4 Time US Gold Medalist
  • Dance, Free Dance, Moves and Free Style

Aidas:

  • 8 Time Lithuanian Men’s Champion
  • 7 Time World Men’s Competitor

Nicolette and Aidas:

  • Lithuanian National Silver Ice Dance Medalists
  • European and World Competitors

III. COMPETITIONS

Nicolette and Aidas:

  • Karl Schaeffer Memorial – Vienna Austria
  • Golden Spin of Zagreb-Zagreb, Croatia
  • Nebelhorn Trophy – Oberstdorf, Germany
  • European Championships
  • World Championships

IV. APPEARANCES

Nicolette and Aidas:

  • Sun Valley Annual Summer Ice Show
  • Ice Flames Tour of Champions – Lithuania
  • Ice Theatre of New York
  • Millennium Park Ice Arena Opening Day, Winter Dance
  • After Dark –Gala Skating Event –Chicago
  • Ice Champions Live – Washington DC
  • Military Time – Gala Skating Event – Chicago

V. SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • As former Free Skaters and Ice Dancers, they possess a solid understanding of basic technique, as well as the importance of skating skills. Each hosts various clinics; Nicolette “Over the Edge” which helps skaters understand edge control and body positions. Aidas created “Hop to the Top” and “ Power on Ice”, which address quick movement and strength.
  • As performers, their charismatic quality distinguishes them from other dance teams. By incorporating both disciplines, their performances contain elements of surprise and uniqueness.
  • In January 2010, they Co- Produced their first annual skating event. “After Dark”, an original themed production integrating local talent with International and World Champions. Their responsibilities included the entire production including music, choreography, show coordination and casting. Their second annual skating event was titled “Military Time”.

VI. ACADEMIC EXPERINCE:

Nicolette:

  • DePaul University, Chicago, IL. ‘11
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Dean’s List
  • Tau Sigma Honor Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Pilates Certified

Aidas:

  • Lithuanian Sports Academy/Pedagogic, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science ‘06
  • Pilates Certified

VII. MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Professional Skaters Association
  • Pro Skaters
  • US Figure Skating
  • ISI of America