A Minneapolis native, Alana Christie was a competitive figure skater for fifteen years. She is a double gold medalist in both freestyle and moves in the field. After a dozen plus years as an accomplished freestyle skater, Alana skated two seasons for Team Braemar Junior where the team was the 2011 World Junior Bronze Medalists and the 2012 U.S. Synchronized Skating National Junior Champions.
Alana was a member of Miami University Senior Varsity Synchronized Skating team for four seasons, from 2013-2016, where they represented Team USA, claiming medals in international competitions across Europe. She was part of three U.S. Senior World Teams, competing at the World Championships against the best synchronized skating teams in the World. She was also a co-captain of Miami Senior during the 2015-2016 season. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Miami University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health with a concentration in Sports Leadership and Management.
After six years of Team USA synchronized skating experience, Alana was the coach of Shattuck-St. Mary's Junior team during the 2016-2017 season. After founding the Northernettes Synchronized Skating organization, she was the head coach of the Junior team during the 2017-2018 season and of the Novice and Junior teams during the 2018-2019 season.
Additionally, Alana was also selected for the 2017 WIN (World, International, National) Program, which aims to educate US Figure Skating coaches through first-hand experience at a World Event. Alana attended the World Junior Synchronized Skating Championship in Canada, along with three other coaches and one US official. The group had the opportunity to watch all of the practices and the entire competition, while constantly evaluating and assessing the teams under instruction and guidance of a highly acclaimed national and world judge and technical controller.
Alana truly has great love and passion for the sport of synchronized skating and is committed to giving competitive Twin Cities' skaters an opportunity to be part of this incredible sport.
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