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Alex Shibutani is an American ice dancer with his sister Maia Shibutani,

Alex Shibutani's career

Alex Shibutani began skating at age seven. He knew that he wanted to skate after going to a skate show with his family. Alex was so impressed with the artistry, skating quality, and speed of the top teams that he decided to give it a try. After training for some years Maia his sister and Alex Shibutani teamed up to compete in ice dancing in the spring of 2004. They soon became better after training so hard. They moved up to the juvenile level in 2004-2005, which is the lowest level in the United States. They competed at the 2005 North Atlantic Regional Championships which gave them a shot at the 2005 United States. Junior Championships. In the 2005–2006 season, they moved up to the Intermediate level. Alex Shibutani then changed his club representation to the Broadmoor Skating Club, where he and his sister trained. In the 2006–2007 season, they moved up to the novice level, which is the first and lowest of three levels that compete at the United Stares Championships. The Shibutanis won the Southwestern Regional Championships, their qualifying competition for the 2006 U.S Junior Championships. At the 2006 U.S. Junior Championships, they placed second in the first compulsory dance and then won the second compulsory and free dances to win the title overall.In the 2006–2007 season, they moved up to the novice level, which is the first and lowest of three levels that compete at the United States Championships. After years of hard work and training the Shibutanis started their 2011–2012 season with a silver medal. They are now in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and competing for a gold medal.
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