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Jenna Syken

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Jenna Syken
Personal information
Country represented Israel
Born (1990-10-19) October 19, 1990 (age 29)
Height168 cm (5.51 ft)
CoachVacheslav Uchitel
Former coachPriscilla Hill, Liz Manley,
Pamela Gregory, Ron Ludington
ChoreographerVacheslav Uchitel
Former choreographerAnjelika Krylova, Priscilla Hill
Skating clubKochavim on Ice, Kiryat Shmona
ISU personal best scores
Combined total96.84
2006 JGP Courchevel
Short program36.29
2006 JGP Courchevel
Free skate60.55
2006 JGP Courchevel

Jenna Syken (Hebrew: ג'ינה סייקן‎) (born October 19, 1990 in Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.) is an American figure skater who competes for Israel. In November 2005 she placed 9th on the novice level in the 2006 Eastern Sectional Championships, failing to qualify for the 2006 U.S. Championships. In April 2006 Syken switched to competing for Israel, became a member of the IISF, competed in the 2006 Israel Nationals and won the Junior Ladies Champion title.[1] Syken placed 37th at the 2007 World Junior Figure Skating Championships. Jenna's current coach and choreographer is Vacheslav Uchitel.[2]

Her older sister, Shayna Syken, is a former competitive skater on the sectional level. Shayna is the 1998 Junior Olympic Juvenile Ladies Freeskate Champion and the 2002 South Atlantic Senior Ladies Champion.[3]

Competitive highlights

Event 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009
World Junior Championships 37th
Israeli Championships 1st J. 2nd J. 1st
Junior Grand Prix, Czech Republic 17th
Junior Grand Prix, France 10th
European Youth Olympic Days 20th
U.S. Eastern Sectionals 8th N. 9th N.
U.S. North Atlantic Novice Regionals 5th N. 2nd N. 4th N.
  • N = Novice level; J = Junior level


  1. ^ "Jenna Syken". Israel Ice Skating Federation. Retrieved 2007-04-18.
  2. ^ ISUFS Listing. Accessed March 25, 2009.
  3. ^ Bio from Unseen skates. Accessed April 18, 2008].
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