Name: Chris Knierim
Sport: Figure Skating
Event(s): Pairs
Height: 6-2
Weight: 187
DOB: 11/5/1987
Birthplace: Tucson, Ariz.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
College: Pikes Peak Community College '15, Diesel Mechanics
Coach(es): Aljona Savchenko
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2018); Olympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • PyeongChang 2018, bronze (team), 15th (with Alexa Scimeca Knierim)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2017 – 10th (with Alexa Scimeca Knierim)
  • Years of participation: 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Top finish: 7th – 2015 (with Scimeca Knierim)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2017 Four Continents Championships, 6th (with Scimeca Knierim)
  • 2016 Four Continents Championships, silver (with Scimeca Knierim)
  • 2015 ISU Grand Prix Final, 7th (with Scimeca Knierim)
  • 2015 Four Continents Championships, 5th (with Scimeca Knierim)
  • 2014 Four Continents Championships, bronze (with Scimeca Knierim)
Personal: Son to DeeDee...Has three siblings, Josh, Kara and Tyson...Began skating at age 12...Began competing with partner Alexa Scimeca in 2012...Married Scimeca in June 2016...Hobbies include fishing, working on cars, camping and hiking...Hopes to one day open his own auto shop.