He is a USFS triple Gold Medalist in Figures, Freestyle and Moves in the Field.In addition to his teaching and competitive career, Damon has performed, directed and choreographed for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, under the direction of Bietak Productions, aboard the ships Voyager and Explorer of the Seas. Damon has demonstrated and presented at the Professional Skaters Association's National and World conferences, and in 2011 he was nominated for Developmental Coach of the Year by the PSA.SOCHI – For years, Charlie White has dated the "hottest athlete" of the Winter Olympics – but he doesn't want anyone to know about it.White, who along with Meryl Davis is favorite to win ice dance gold at these Winter Olympics, is in a long-term relationship with model and former figure skater Tanith Belbin, who was voted by Men's Health magazine as the most attractive female Olympian at the Vancouver Games four years ago. As an ice dancer, we take our on-ice relationships so seriously, and that's really the way we like to go about it.Damon Allen Freestyle/MIF/Choreography PSA Rating: Certified (Free Skating) PSA Ranking: Level V [email protected]: 719-332-0674 Renowned for his expertise in developing athletes from a grassroots level up to an international level, Damon has choreographed for Junior National medalists, junior and senior US medalists, as well as International and World Junior medalists.
At the 2008 Grand Prix Final, Belbin and Agosto competed in the original dance but his pain was too severe for the couple to skate in the free dance. They moved from suburban Detroit to Aston, Pa., to train with 1980 Olympic and two-time World ice dancing champions Natalia Linichuk and Gennadi Karponosov at the Ice Works Skating Complex. Tailor-made The team’s costumes are designed and often made by Belbin’s mother.
“Detroit will always be like home for us, but sometimes to grow you need to leave home and explore new opportunities,” Agosto said. “My mom has always designed my dresses since I first started skating,” Belbin said.
Knowing the enemy Belbin and Agosto are the only skaters who know what Russians Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin, the 2009 World Champions who have sat out the entire season because of an injury, are capable of doing in Vancouver. Homecoming The Vancouver Olympics will bring Belbin back to her native country. “I think it’s really special that she is able to help Ben and I with something as important as our costumes.
Coaches Natalia Linichuk and Gennadi Karponosov Choreographer Natalia Linichuk Getting their start Belbin began skating at age 2 because her mom Michelle, a former competitive skater, was coaching skating. Championships, 2nd Been there, done that As the only medalists returning from the 2006 Olympics, Belbin and Agosto’s biggest asset this year is that they are proven champions in a field of mostly rising stars.
Their best compulsory dance was at 2005 Four Continents Championship, where they scored 44.00. Since the start of the 2005-06 season, they have medaled at every event they’ve finished except for one, the 2008 Worlds. Captain America Belbin and Agosto were voted the captains of the U. “Clearly we have to be prepared to take advantage of any opportunities and life after the Olympics, but we really have to keep our minds focused on the task at hand,” Agosto said.