Alissa Czisny returns to BGSU

Alissa Czisny

BOWLING GREEN, O.—Two-time U.S. national champion figure skater and Bowling Green State University graduate Alissa Czisny returned to the BGSU Ice Arena Nov. 12. Czisny, who graduated summa cum laude in 2009 with a degree in international studies, put on a brief performance before BGSU's ice hockey game against Canisius. The Bowling Green native also participated in a banner presentation ceremony during the game's first intermission.

Czisny has skated in various charity skating events for organizations including Hurricane Katrina relief fund, the Jimmy Fund/Dana Farber Cancer Research Institute (“An Evening With Champions” at Harvard University), breast cancer research foundation (“Skate for Hope”) and the Mary Louise Wright Foundation (Skating Club of Boston).

For a link to photos from the event, click here.


Czisny's notable career finishes include:

2011-2012 (Senior)
1st  - Skate America

2010-2011 (Senior)
1st – U.S. National Championships
1st – Grand Prix Final
1st – Skate Canada 

2009-2010 (Senior)
1st – Nebelhorn Trophy

2008-2009 (Senior)
1st – U.S. National Championships
1st – Nebelhorn Trophy 

2005-2006 (Senior)
1st – Skate Canada
1st – Skate Detroit

 

 

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(Posted November 14, 2011 )