Andrew Poje
Figure skater
Andrew Poje
Andrew Poje is a Canadian ice dancer. With partner Kaitlyn Weaver, he is the 2010 Four Continents champion, six-time Canadian Senior medalist, and 2007 World Junior bronze medalist.
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Canadians Weaver, Poje defend ice dancing title at GP Final
Yahoo News - about 1 year
Canadian ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje maintained their unbeaten run this season by successfully defending their title at the ISU Grand Prix Final of figure skating on Saturday. The world bronze medallists, fresh from Grand Prix wins at Skate Canada and the Cup of Russia, extended their lead after Friday's short dance to seal a convincing victory in the free dance final in Barcelona. "Andrew and I feel very fulfilled with tonight's performance," said Weaver.
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Canadian ice dancing champions end partnership - Globe and Mail
Google News - over 5 years
And they always had a way of just eking past archrivals Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje of Waterloo, Ont. by fractions of a point. However, at the world championships, Weaver and Poje out-danced them and finished fifth, helping to earn three spots for
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Weaver and Poje crowned athletes of the year - Waterloo Record
Google News - almost 6 years
Winners: Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje perform their short dance during the world figure skating championships in Moscow last month. Misha Japaridze/The Associated Press Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje would've loved to be in Elmira to accept their
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World Champ Patrick Chan headlines selections for Skate Canada's national team - The Canadian Press
Google News - almost 6 years
Also on the team are Vanessa Crone and Paul Poirier, Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, Alexandra Paul and Mitchell Islam, Kharis Ralph and Asher Hill, and Tarrah Harvey and Keith Gagnon. The pairs team is made up of Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan
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Canton to celebrate its status as 'ice dance capital of world' - Detroit Free Press
Google News - almost 6 years
With the fifth-place finish by Canadian silver medalists Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje -- who train at the Detroit Skating Club with coaches Pasquale Camerlengo and Angelika Krylova -- Michigan-based teams took five of the top nine spots in the ice
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Things must be bad for José Mourinho – even Arsène Wenger sympathises - The Guardian (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
... the reigning Olympic champion from South Korea, coming back from a year off to take second place behind Japan's Miki Ando, and the flowing lyricism of a Canadian couple, Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, who danced their way to fifth to the strains
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Davis and White capture World title - Golden Skate
Google News - almost 6 years
Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje of Canada gave a dynamic performance to Moulin Rouge that was highlighted by spectacular lifts and moved up to fifth. "We've had some many flukes this season - a fluke in grabbing a foot or a fluke in costumes," shared
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Figure skating-World championships results - Reuters
Google News - almost 6 years
Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (Canada) 95.25 5. Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev (Russia) 94.35 6. Nathalie Pechalat/Fabian Bourzat (France) 92.57 7. Madison Chock/Greg Zuerlein (US) 90.39 8. Vanessa Crone/Paul Poirier (Canada) 90.12 9
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Canada's Virtue and Moir lead after short dance at world championships - The Canadian Press
Google News - almost 6 years
Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje of Waterloo, Ont., are seventh, recording 65.07 points, while Vanessa Crone of Toronto and Paul Poirier of Aurora, Ont., scored 61.01 points to leave them 10th. A post-Olympic season, said Moir, can be a grind of just ... - -
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RINGS; Chinese Pair Wins Event
NYTimes - about 7 years
Zhang Dan and Zhang Hao of China notched their highest score of the season as they won the pairs competition at the Four Continents championship in Jeonju, South Korea, in their last outing before the Olympics. The Americans Keauna McLaughlin and Rockne Brubaker were second. In ice dancing, the Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje secured their
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STATEN ISLAND JOURNAL; In the Heart Of Their Town, A Language All Its Own
NYTimes - about 9 years
Sometimes after a long day off-island, you just want to catch the boat back to the Rock and head for Town, maybe do a little train crawl along the way. Translation: Upon returning to Staten Island by ferry from a long day elsewhere, a person might want to stop at a few of the bars that flank the stations of the Staten Island Railway, en route to an
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Andrew Poje
    TWENTIES
  • 2015
    Age 28
    The team went on to win the 2015 Rostelecom Cup as well as their second consecutive gold at the 2015–16 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final. In the second half of the 2015–16 season, Weaver/Poje won their second consecutive national title and finished third at the 2016 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships the following month. The team capped of their season with a fifth-place finish at the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships.
    More Details Hide Details GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series (began in the 2014–15 season); JGP: Junior Grand Prix
  • 2014
    Age 27
    In December 2014, they won the Grand Prix Final in Barcelona, having ranked first in both segments ahead of the United States' Madison Chock / Evan Bates. They again defeated Chock/Bates at the Four Continents Championships, held in Seoul in February 2015. Weaver/Poje were third in the short dance but first in the free dance, en route to their second Four Continents title. They capped off the season with a bronze medal at the 2015 World Figure Skating Championships.
    More Details Hide Details At the beginning of the 2015–16 season, Weaver/Poje placed first at the 2015 Finlandia Trophy. However, they received the feedback from the judges that their Elvis Presley medley did not have clear rhythm required for the short dance. They changed the music to a set of Johann Strauss II pieces and won the 2015 Skate Canada International three weeks later.
    In the 2014–15 season, Weaver/Poje took gold at both of their Grand Prix assignments, the 2014 Skate Canada International and 2014 NHK Trophy.
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  • 2013
    Age 26
    In the 2013–14 season, Weaver/Poje won two silver medals on the Grand Prix series and placed fifth at the Grand Prix Final. After taking silver at the 2014 Canadian Championships, they were selected to represent Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, where they finished seventh. At the 2014 World Championships in Saitama, Japan, Weaver/Poje placed second in the short dance and third in the free dance.
    More Details Hide Details Finishing .02 of a point behind Italy's Cappellini/Lanotte and .04 ahead of France's Pechalat/Bourzat, they ended the competition as silver medalists.
    As a result, the duo withdrew from the 2013 Canadian Championships. Hoping to compete at Worlds, Poje continued to train in Michigan, with Krylova acting as his partner, while Weaver recovered in Toronto. In mid-February, Weaver/Poje were added to Canada's World team. They placed fifth at the 2013 World Championships in London, Ontario.
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  • 2012
    Age 25
    Weaver/Poje's Grand Prix assignments were the 2012 Skate America and 2012 Cup of China.
    More Details Hide Details At both events, they were second in the short and third in the free dance and won the bronze medal overall behind Russians Ekaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev. Weaver fractured her left fibula on December 14, 2012 when she fell into the boards during training in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and underwent surgery on December 18 in Toronto.
    They took the bronze medal at 2012 Four Continents before ending their season at the 2012 World Championships, where they placed fourth.
    More Details Hide Details For the 2012–13 season, Weaver/Poje decided to go in a new direction and asked a contemporary dancer, Allison Holker, to work with them on their free dance. They began their season by winning gold at the 2012 Ondrej Nepela Memorial.
  • 2009
    Age 22
    During the 2009–10 season, Weaver/Poje won their first Grand Prix medal, bronze at 2009 Skate Canada International. They also won bronze at the 2010 Canadian Championships. They were sent to the 2010 Four Continents where they won the gold medal. They did not qualify for the Olympic or World team. During the 2010–11 season, Weaver/Poje won silver medals at the 2010 NHK Trophy and the 2011 Canadian Championships. They qualified for their first Grand Prix Final, where they finished 5th. They were fourth at the 2011 Four Continents. They were sent to the 2011 World Championships and placed 5th, a significant improvement over their previous best result of 17th at the event.
    More Details Hide Details In the 2011–12 season, Weaver/Poje chose their free dance music on the suggestion of an anonymous fan. Karl Hugo composed additional music to add greater variation to the program. Weaver/Poje competed at three Grand Prix events and won three silver medals.
  • 2008
    Age 21
    In the 2008–09 season, Weaver/Poje competed on the Grand Prix series at the 2008 Cup of China, where they placed 6th, and at the 2008 NHK Trophy, where they placed 7th. They won the bronze medal at the 2009 Canadian Championships and placed 5th at the 2009 Four Continents.
    More Details Hide Details Weaver was granted Canadian citizenship in June 2009. Advised by Bourne that they needed a more competitive atmosphere, they switched training bases in 2009 to the Detroit Skating Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan where they are coached by Pasquale Camerlengo and Anjelika Krylova. They also continue to work with Bourne. Massimo Scali, Natalia Annenko, and Elizabeth Punsalan are also members of the coaching team in Michigan.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2007
    Age 20
    In the 2007–08 season, Weaver/Poje competed on the senior Grand Prix series at the 2008 Skate Canada International, where they placed 6th, and at the 2007 Trophée Eric Bompard, where they placed 7th. They won the silver medal at the 2008 Canadian Championships, placed 5th at the 2008 Four Continents, and 17th at the 2008 World Championships.
    More Details Hide Details In January 2008, they moved to Toronto to train with new coach Shae-Lynn Bourne.
  • 2006
    Age 19
    Weaver/Poje competed on the 2006–07 ISU Junior Grand Prix, winning two bronze medals. They went to the 2007 Canadian Championships and won the bronze medal in their first season together. They were placed on the team to the 2007 Junior Worlds. Weaver dislocated her left shoulder in the warm-up before the original dance but was able to compete and the couple won the bronze medal. They placed 20th at the 2007 World Championships.
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  • 2004
    Age 17
    He teamed up with Alice Graham in late spring 2004. They trained in Kitchener-Waterloo with coaches Paul MacIntosh, Rebecca Babb, Susie McGrigor, and Bernie Ford. They won the bronze medal on the junior level at the 2005 Canadian Championships and placed 9th at the senior level at the 2006 Canadian Championships.
    More Details Hide Details Poje teamed up with American-born Kaitlyn Weaver in August 2006. They trained in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario under coach Paul MacIntosh.
  • 2001
    Age 14
    In his early career, he competed with Alexandra Nino, with whom he is the 2001 Canadian novice silver medalist.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1987
    Age 0
    Born on February 25, 1987.
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