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Lisa-Marie Allen

A photo of Lisa-Marie Allen.

Lisa-Marie Allen - 1978 Worlds LP (HQ)05:38

Lisa-Marie Allen - 1978 Worlds LP (HQ)

Lisa-Marie Allen skating her long program at the 1978 World Championships.

Lisa Marie Allen (USA) - 1980 Lake Placid, Ladies' Long Program06:36

Lisa Marie Allen (USA) - 1980 Lake Placid, Ladies' Long Program

Lisa-Marie Allen long program at the 1980 Olympics.

Lisa-Marie Allen (born 1960) was an American figure skater. She won the silver medal at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships three times (from 1978 to 1980) and competed in the 1980 Winter Olympics.

Allen was coached by Barbara Ann Roles. She was able to spin in both directions which is an uncommon skill for a top-level skater.

She retired from amateur skating after the 1981 season, and toured with the Ice Capades for three seasons.[1]

After she returned to skating she won the World Professional Championships in 1990 and the American Open Professional Championships in 1997. Although she stopped performing after 1998, she did appear in the Salt Lake City Olympics opening and closing ceremonies in 2002.

She has worked as both a coach and a choreographer. She was one of the choreographers for the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2002 Olympics. She also was the assistant choreographer for the feature film Blades of Glory.[1] She serves


Competitive highlightsEdit

AmateurEdit

Event 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80 1980-81
Winter Olympic Games 5th
World Championships 7th 6th 7th
U.S. Championships 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd
Skate America 1st
Skate Canada International 2nd 1st
NHK Trophy 2nd
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st


ProfessionalEdit

Event 1990 1997
World Professional Championships 1st
American Open Professional Championships 1st

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Where are they now:Lisa-Marie Allen figureskatingmystery.com, October 31, 2006

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