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Meet Alexa Scimeca Knierim & Chris Knierim

We are Alexa Scimeca Knierim & Chris Knierim, 2018 Olympic team bronze medalists, two-time U.S. National Pairs Champions (2015 and 2018), and 3-time World Championship competitors.

 

We were married in 2016. We train in the Chicago area. We were previously coached by Aljona Savchenko (2018) in Oberstdorf, Germany, Dalilah Sappenfield and Larry Ibarra in Colorado Springs (2012-2018).

 

News

Knierims kick off ‘building year’ at Nebelhorn Trophy (9.28.18)
Photos of Alexa and Chris from Nebelhorn Trophy

Alexa and Chris announce their new program music — “Castle” by Halsey (SP) and “Wicked Game” performed by James Vincent McMorrow (FS) (8.6.18)

Alexa and Chris Knierim announce new coaching team (5.14.18)

Figure skater Alexa Knierim’s ‘calm-down-the-nerves’ playlist (3.16.18)

Knierims bail out US in Olympic team skating event (2.8.18)

 

Upcoming Schedule

 

 

 

 

U.S. Championships
January 18-27, 2019
Detroit, Michigan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Competitive History

2018 NHK Trophy – 3rd
2018 Skate America – 4th
2018 Nebelhorn Trophy – 2nd
2018 World Championships – 15th
2018 Olympic Individual Pairs Event – 15th
2018 Olympic Team Event – 3rd
2018 U.S. Championships – 1st
2017 Skate America – 5th
2017 NHK Trophy – 5th
2017 U.S. International Classic – 2nd
2017 World Championships – 10th
2017 Four Continents Championships – 6th
2016 KOSE Team Cup Challenge – 1st (Team)
2016 World Championships – 9th
2016 Four Continents Championships – 2nd
2016 U.S. Championships – 2nd
2015 ISU Grand Prix Final – 7th
2015 NHK Trophy – 3rd
2015 Ice Challenge – 1st
2015 Skate America – 2nd
2015 Nebelhorn Trophy – 2nd
2015 World Team Trophy – 1st (team)
2015 World Championships – 7th
2015 Four Continents Championships – 5th
2015 U.S. Championships – 1st

Programs

SP Music: “Castle” by Halsey
FS Music: “Wicked Game” performed by James Vincent McMorrow
Choreographers: Aljona Savchenko and Benoit Richaud

 

 

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