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About

Coomes and Buckland are the 2014 European bronze medalists.

Teamed up in 2005 ... Moved to New Jersey in December 2009 to train with Evgeni Platov, the 1994 and 1998 Olympic ice dancing champion with Oksana Grishuk.

Coomes started skating when she was 7 ... Enjoys dancing, cooking and reading ... Broke her foot during a warm-up session at the 2008 British Championships but still went on to win the junior gold medal ... Extent of the injury wasn't detected for three months, after which she underwent reconstructive surgery ... Stepfather, Philip Askew, is part of the duo's coaching team.

Buckland started skating when he was 5 ... Previously competed with Georgia Robinson ... Interests include golf, soccer and video games ... Grandfather, Brian Grummitt, was a British speedskating champion, and grandmother skated in ice shows ... Younger brother, Joseph, is also an ice dancer and placed 10th at the 2014 World Junior Championships with his partner, Olivia Smart.

Season Notes

  • 2014-15 Season Notes
    SD Music: "Malaguena & Poeta" and "Poeta en el Mar"
    FS Music: "Exogenesis: Symphony Part 1" and "Butterflies and Hurricanes" by Muse
  • 2013-14 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Swing Set" by Jurassic 5 and "I Won't Dance" by Fred Astaire
    FD Music: Michael Jackson medley

  • 2012-13 Season Notes
    SD Music: "Scalliwag" by Galic Storm and "Rhythms of the Fall"
    FD Music: "Basement Jaxx vs Metropol Orkest"

  • 2011-12 Season Notes
    SD Music: "El Beso del Final" by Christina Aguilera and "Let's Get Loud" by Jennifer Lopez
    FD Music: Music from Viva Elvis by Cirque du Soleil

  • 2010-11 Season Notes
    SD Music: Waltz: "La Valse d'Amelie" by Yann Tiersen; Tango: "Tango de los Exilados" by Vanessa-Mae and Walter Taieb
    FD Music: "Simba Confronts Scar" and "King of Pride Rock/Circle of Life" from the soundtrack of The Lion King by Elton John and Tim Rice

  • 2009-10 Season Notes
    OD Music: Irish folk dance, "Reel Around the Sun" and "The Countess Cathless" by Bill Whelan
    FD Music: "Pavane" by Myleene Klass and "Sarabande" by Escala

Competitive History

  • 2014 - Cup of Nice - 1st
  • 2014 - World Championships - 9th
  • 2014 - Olympic Winter Games - 10th
  • 2014 - European Championships - 3rd
  • 2013 - Trophee Bompard - 7th
  • 2013 - World Championships - 13th
  • 2013 - Bavarian Open - 1st
  • 2013 - European Championships - 5th
  • 2012 - NHK Trophy - 6th
  • 2012 - Rostelecom Cup - 7th
  • 2012 - World Championships - 14th
  • 2012 - European Championships - 6th
  • 2012 - British Championships - 1st
  • 2011 - Golden Spin - 2nd
  • 2011 - Cup of China - 4th
  • 2011 - World Championships - 16th
  • 2011 - European Championships - 14th
  • 2010 - Coupe de Nice - 3rd
  • 2010 - Skate America - 8th
  • 2010 - Ondrej Nepela Memorial - 4th
  • 2010 - NHK Trophy - 8th
  • 2010 - Olympic Winter Games - 20th
  • 2010 - European Championships - 16th
  • 2010 - British Championships - 2nd
  • 2009 - Golden Spin - 3rd
  • 2009 - Ice Challenge - 9th
  • 2009 - Ondrej Nepela Memorial - 4th
  • 2009 - Winter Universiade - 15th
  • 2008 - Finlandia Trophy - 9th
  • 2008 - British Championships, Junior - 1st
  • 2007 - Junior Grand Prix (Great Britain) - 13th
  • 2007 - Junior Grand Prix (Germany) - 10th
  • 2007 - British Championships, Junior - 2nd
  • 2006 - British Championships, Junior - 5th