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Keegan Messing

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Height  1.63 m
Residence  Girdwood, Alaska
Coach  Ralph Burghart

Began skating  1995
Choreographer  Rory Flack
Name  Keegan Messing
Country represented  Canada
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Born  January 23, 1992 (age 23) (1992-01-23) Girdwood, Alaska
Skating club  Sherwood Fsc, Alberta, Canada
Combined total  197.03 2010 Junior Worlds
Short program  72.58 2011 Junior Worlds

Former country(ies) represented  United States

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Keegan Messing (born January 23, 1992) is a Canadian-American figure skater. He is a two-time (2011, 2012) International Cup of Nice champion and the 2012 Nebelhorn Trophy bronze medalist. He placed 4th at the 2010 World Junior Championships.


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Personal life

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Keegan Messing was born on January 23, 1992 in Girdwood, Anchorage, Alaska, USA. He has two brothers, Paxon and Tanner. He holds dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship. His mother was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His father is a firefighter.


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Messing started skating at age 3 after watching the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. Naming Elvis Stojko as his biggest influence, Messing said, "Watching him skate made me want to skate". In addition to singles, Messing formerly competed in pair skating with Ellie Gottstein.

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Anne Durham coached Messing from 1995 to 1999. He is now coached by Ralph Burghardt in Anchorage, Alaska.

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Messing won the junior silver medal at the 2009 U.S. Championships. The following season, he made his senior national debut, finishing 9th. He finished 8th at the 2011 U.S. Nationals. He trains in Alaska.

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Messing won the 2011 Coupe de Nice after placing first in the short program and fourth in the free. He won the bronze medal at the 2012 Nebelhorn Trophy.

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In July 2014, Messing said that he would begin competing for Canada. In the 2014–15 season, he won bronze at the Skate Canada Challenge and qualified for the 2015 Canadian Championships. He placed fifth at Nationals, representing a club in Sherwood Park, Alberta.

Competitive highlights

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix


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