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We're Kseniya Ponomaryova and Oleg Altukhov. We were a Senior US ice dance team (Senior is the highest level in ice dancing / figure skating) from January 2012 until February 2017. Kseniya represented the Skokie Valley Figure Skating Club and Oleg represented the North County Figure Skating Club (formerly known as the Escondido Figure Skating Club). we were coached by Alina Ponomaryova and Jamie Whyte.

Our goals were to keep improving as a team, make Team USA, and represent the US internationally. We failed to achieve our ultimate goals together, but we are proud of what we accomplished as competitiors and of the many educational skating videos we made.

Below is our competitive history together. SD means Short Dance, FD means Free Dance. Placements for SD and FD are listed separately when they are separate events.

Season 2012-2013

2012 Chesapeake Open: SD 30.13 2nd / FD 40.13 2nd
2012 Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships: SD Group B 30.11 9th / FD Group B 37.23 10th
2012 Pikes Peak Classic: SD 32.27 4th / FD 3rd
2013 Midwestern Sectional Figure Skating Championships: SD 31.55 3rd / FD 51.52 3rd / Final 83.07 3rd
2013 Prudential U.S Figure Skating Championships: 14th

Season 2013-2014

2013 Chesapeake Open: 2nd (SD) 2nd (FD)
2013 Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships: 13th (SD) 11th (FD)
2013 Pikes Peak Classic: 4th (SD) 3rd (FD)
2014 Midwestern Sectional Figure Skating Championships: 4th
2014 Prudential U.S Figure Skating Championships: 16th

Season 2014-2015

2014 Chesapeake Open: 1st (FD)
2014 Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships: 9th (SD) 5th (FD)
2014 Pikes Peak Classic: 3rd (SD) 2nd (FD)
2015 Midwestern Sectional Figure Skating Championships: 3rd
2015 Prudential U.S Figure Skating Championships: 12th
Recipients of the Ilse & Fredric Buch Award

Season 2015-2016

2015 Chesapeake Open: 4th (SD) 3rd (FD)
2015 Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships: 5th (SD) 6th (FD)
2015 PSCHS Challenge Cup: 7th (SD) 6th (FD)
2016 Pacific Sectional Figure Skating Championships: 3rd
2016 Prudential U.S Figure Skating Championships: 11th

Season 2016-2017

2016 Ann Arbor Springtime Invitational: 51.12 FD
Scored Exhibition
2016 Chesapeake Open: 59.91 FD 2nd
2016 Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships: 33.38 SD 6th / 55.24 5th FD
2016 Dance Chicago: 37.36 SD 11th / 62.08 FD10th
2017 Pacific Coast Sectional Figure Skating Championships: 39.66 SD / 64.73 FD (Scored Exhibition)
2017 Prudential U.S Figure Skating Championships: 38.89 SD 11th / 54.40 FD 11th
Recipients of the Ilse & Fredric Buch Award