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Dustin Sierk

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Biography updated on 09/03/18
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General Info

NameDustin Sierk
Emaildustinsierk@gmail.com
Age37
Date of Birth 6/5/1981
LocationHuntsville, Alabama, United States
CitizenshipUnited States
CoachEditha Dotson-Bowser and Jim Bowser
Will relocate?no
Wants to compete...

Pairs at the level(s):

Senior
Physical Info

GenderMale
Height6'0"  /  182 cm
Weight170 lbs  /  77 kg
Jump DirectionCounter-clockwise
Tests

PairsSenior
Short Answers
Q: What are your skating goals, both short-term and long-term?
My goals are to compete at the highest level, including Worlds.
Q: What qualities do you possess that would make you a good partner?
My sister and I were US pairs competitors. We medaled in every level at US nationals, from Juvenile through Junior. We also medaled in 5 of our 6 Jr. Grand Prix assignments. When I was 18, my sister was no longer motivated for the intense competitive training required for senior level competition, so we passed our Senior test and I turned my focus to University. Fast forward to last September: A young girl requested that I train her in pairs so that she could qualify for a touring company show. It’s reminded me how much I enjoyed the sport. I’m highly competitive in nature and have remained athletically active and fit. A few months into training, I told my coaches that I’d like to explore the idea of competitive skating again. With their support, I began training about 20 hours per week. I was fortunate to connect and begin training with a friend who was an internationally ranked female Senior pairs competitor. I’ve been training with these two partners, both are in the 125 pound range. I’ve regained most of my pairs skills and have had the opportunity to perform in a couple shows. I am feeling good about my prospects. I’m stronger and more focused than ever before, and am confident that I will make a good, competitive partner.
Extra comments:
Lifts and twists will always be my biggest strength. My videos include an off-ice one-arm lasso takeoff. This is with a 5’5", 125 pound partner. Assuming a somewhat smaller partner, this kind of move should be fairly easy on ice. Jumps are my primary focus. I’ve regained a consistent double axle and my triple toe is very close.