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Natalie Buck

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Natalie Buck
Personal information
Country represented Australia
Born (1980-07-05) 5 July 1980 (age 39)
Height163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Former partnerTrent Nelson-Bond
Former coachNatalia Dubova, Anne-Zoe Heiss,
Semyon Belits-Geiman
Skating clubSydney FSC
Retired2006
ISU personal best scores
Combined total121.78
2006 Four Continents
Comp. dance23.85
2006 Four Continents
Original dance37.58
2006 Four Continents
Free dance60.35
2006 Four Continents

Natalie Buck (born 5 July 1980 in Sydney) is an Australian ice dancer. She competed with Trent Nelson-Bond. They are the 2002–06 Australian national champions. They have competed five times at the World Figure Skating Championships and six times at the Four Continents Championships. Their highest placement was 12th at the 2004 and 2006 Four Continents. They retired from competitive skating following the 2005–06 Olympic season.

She used a special physical and psychological training program that former Olympian swimmer Semyon Belits-Geiman had developed for figure skaters.[1][2]

Buck previously competed as a single skater at the national level.

Competitive highlights

(with Nelson-Bond)

Event 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06
World Championships 28th 25th 26th 28th 28th
Four Continents Championships 14th 13th WD 12th 14th 12th
Australian Championships 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
Golden Spin of Zagreb 15th 7th 7th
Karl Schäfer Memorial 15th
Nebelhorn Trophy 10th
Pavel Roman Memorial 5th

References

  1. ^ Judy Wells (30 April 2000). "Famed skating coach takes to the ice with local talent". The Florida Times-Union. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Australian Dancers Flourish Under Dubova". Golden Skate. 1 November 2003. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
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