Collin Moore: October 2012 Figure Athlete of the Month
Collin Moore of Richmond, Virginia wins the GOLD MEDAL in the Men’s Figure event for the United States of America at the Figure World Championships. This was the first Team USA podium placement at the 2012 Junior World Figure Championships being held in Auckland, New Zealand. Collin, age 16, has been a member of Team USA for three years. USA Roller Sports congratulates Collin on a job well done!
Team USA Years: 2010 Portimao, Portugal and 2011 Brasilia, Brazil
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Current residence: Richmond, Virginia
Education: Freshman in High School
High school attended: Collegiate School
Year of graduation: 2015
Location of high school: Richmond, Virginia
Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years): Swimming - Freshman year. Qualified to State Championships in the 100 Breast Stroke representing the Collegiate School.
Occupation, current employer: Student
Career goals: None Yet
Current skating club: Ashland Figure Skating Team
Coaches name: Petra Dayney
When did you begin skating: When I was 11
Future goals you hope to obtain as a skater: Hopefully a gold medal in Junior World Class compulsory figures at the World Championships
Team USA Sport Accomplishments: Two 4th places in Junior World Class compulsory figures at the World Championships (2010 and 2011)
Awards, honors and statistics received in roller sports: 2007 - Juvenile A Boys Figure Gold Medalist, 2008 - Elementary A Boys Figure Gold Medalist / Elementary A Boys Loop Gold Medalist / Juvenile B Boys Freestyle Bronze Medalist, 2009 - Freshman A Boys Figure Silver Medalist / Elementary A Boys Loops Gold Medalist, 2010 - Freshman A Boys Figure Gold Medalist / Freshman-Sophomore A Boys Freestyle Bronze Medalist, Jr. World Class Men's Figure Gold Medalist, 4th Place in Jr. World Class Men's Figures at World Championships in Portimao, Portugal. 2011 - Jr. World Class Men's Figure Gold Medalist / 4th place in Jr. World Class Men's Figures at World Championships in Brasilia, Brazil
Other sports you currently participate in: High School Swimming, Summer Swim
Who is your favorite sports figure: Ryan Lochte
Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: My Parents because they have taught me countless life lessons that will help me succeed in life and have provided me with experiences that can never be replaced.
List your hobbies: Piano, Swimming
What music do you listen to during training or competition? I don't usually listen to music before I compete
What makes you a unique and special person: I'm just a regular kid who loves the sport of roller skating, and appreciates everything I have gained from it. I have made some very wonderful friends.
Favorite food before a competition: any breakfast food
Favorite movie: Chronicle
Favorite place to shop: American Eagle
Most prized possession: my dog
If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be: Social, really like being with friends.
Father’s name: George
Father’s occupation: School teacher, piano teacher, and owner of an embroidery business
Mother’s name: Stephanie
Mother’s occupation: Skating Coach
Brothers: Cameron (17) and Aaron (8)
Family Members Who Have Competed or Are Competing in Amateur or Professional Athletics: Cameron Moore