Get to know: Alexandra Najarro

Post date: Nov 3, 2011 2:17:44 AM

Congratulations! Alexandra Najarro

2011 4th Senior Women, Canadian Figure Skating Championships

Junior World's Team member

National Team Member

After only two years of competing in the senior category at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships, Alexandra Najarro has earned her spot on the Skate Canada National Team. Alexandra took a big step into the spotlight at the age of 13, winning the pre-novice category at junior nationals. Her programs are well-known and admired for the presentation and level of artistry. Be sure to keep an eye on this budding prospect!

Category: Senior Women

Hometown: Richmond Hill, Ont.

Born: June 3, 1993, Richmond Hill, Ont.

Height: 5’3”

Age: 18

Began skating at age: 5

Club: York Region Skating Academy

Training site: York Region Skating Academy

Coach: Tracey Wainman

Choreographers: Shae-Lynne Bourne, Myke Gillman

Competitive Record

National Championships:

2011 – 4

2010 – 15

2009 – 8 (Junior)

2008 – 1 (Novice)

2007 – 1 (Pre-Novice)

International Events:

2011 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships – 25

2010 ISU Junior Grand Prix (Sheffield) – 7

2010 ISU Junior Grand Prix (Brasov) – 10

2009 ISU Junior Grand Prix (Minsk) – 10

2008 ISU Junior Grand Prix (Sheffield) – 5

2008 ISU Junior Grand Prix (Ostrava) – 7

Did you know?

» Alexandra is an avid tennis fan

» She loves laying on the beach and swimming in the ocean

» Her hobbies include acting and visual arts

» In the future, she is interested in a career in law

(an article from Skate Canada newsletter "Above the Crowd" Your inside edge on skating, July 2011)