On April 9, 2014, Ahnalee successfully passed her last Gold dance, the Viennese Waltz, earning her the title of US Figure Skating Double Gold Medalist. Her first Gold Medal was earned in the Moves in the Field Category six months earlier at the age of 12.
The Viennese Waltz is one of 4 required Gold level dances and the last of a total of 23 compulsory dances that Ahnalee mastered over the course of the past 5 years. Approximately 90 members of U.S. Figure Skating pass the Gold dance test each year, representing less than 1% of their full membership and at just 13 years of age, Ahnalee's accomplishment is even more outstanding.
Mazul u'Bracha (Blessings & Congratulations) Ahnalee! And Rav Todah (Many Thanks) to her partner Coach, Tyrrell Cockrum!
This Viennese Waltz video montage is produced and directed by Little Miss Productions and set to "Viva La Vida" by the Philadelphia String Quartet.
Thank you to all of Ahnalee's friends and family members who have offered so much necessary and appreciated support and encouragement through the years. Ahnalee will continue to train and test in Ice Dance. She has already passed her first International Dance and intends several more.