Vincent Zhou’s Profile
Name: Vincent Zhou
Date of Birth: October 25, 2000
Hometown: Palo Alto, California
Training Town: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Skating Club: Broadmoor Skating Club
Coach: Tom Zakrajsek
Former Coach: Tammy Gambill
Choreographer: Justin Dillon, Yuka Sato
School: Cheyenne Mountain High School
2016 U.S. National Senior Men 8th Place
2015 Junior Grand Prix Final 4th Place
2016 Mid Western Sectional Senior Men 1st Place
2015 ISU Junior Grand Prix Austria Silver Medalist
2015 ISU Junior Grand Prix Slovakia Silver Medalist
2013 Gardena Spring Trophy Italy Novice Boys Gold Medalist
2013 U.S. National Junior Men Champion
2013 Pacific Coast Sectional Junior Men 1st Place
2013 Southwest Pacific Regional Junior Men 1st Place
2012 U.S. National Novice Men Champion
2012 Pacific Coast Sectional Novice Men 1st Place
2012 Central Pacific Regional Novice Men 1st Place
2011 U.S. Junior National Intermediate Men Champion
2011 Central Pacific Regional Intermediate Men 1st Place
2010 U.S. Junior National Juvenile Boys 5th Place
2010 Central Pacific Regional Juvenile Boys 1st Place
Personal Best: 221.92
- 3 national titles for 3 different levels in 3 consecutive years
- Youngest Junior Men national champion (205.26) at 12 years 3 months old.
- Novice Men national champion (164.96) at 11 years 3 months old.
- Youngest Intermediate Men national champion (104.12) at 10 years 1 month old.
- 2015 Junior Grand Prix Final qualifier
- Major skating awards
- 2013 – 2015 USFS Memorial Fund CSAP Award
- 2012 USFS Cecilia Colledge Memorial Fund Award
- 2012 USFS Alumni Athlete Ambassador Award overall winner
- 2012 – 2013 and 2013 – 2014 Team USA grant
- 2012 LA Open The John Van Valkenburg Most Outstanding Performance Award
- 2012 SCICA Invitational Series Final Most Outstanding Performance Kennard Taylor Award
- Youngest member in 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 Team USA
- Youngest competitor and youngest champion at 2012 Nationals
- Landed Double Axel, Triple Salchow and Triple Toe Loop clean in competitions at the age of 9. Landed all non-Axel triple jumps clean in competitions at age 10.
- Learned Double Axel and all non-Axel triple jumps within 1 ½ years despite many competitions and 3 months off the ice due to an injury.
- Landed Triple Axel and Quadrupedal Salchow at the age of 14.
- Over 800 miles weekly commute between hometown and training town
- 11th grade for the 2015-2016 school year.
- High Honor Roll Student
- Unweighted GPA: 4.0
- Connections Academy Most Outstanding Middle School Science Award
- A member of Math & Science Academy (Speciality Academy at Connections Academy)
- Winner of the Presidential Award for Educational Excellence
Icenetwork, Golden Skate, USFSA Skating Magazine, ISU Skating Magazine, Palo Alto Daily News, San Jose Mercury News, The Press-Enterprise, The Salt Lake Tribune, Utah Daily Herald, Omaha World Herald, ABC, NBC, Singtao USA (Chinese), World Journal (Chinese), KTSF(Chinese), etc.
Twitter ID: @govincentzhou
Instagram ID: govincentzhou