Elliana and Alex were featured in a KVEO (NBC affiliate) news feature on January 19th.
Elliana and Alex skated two superb performances at the U.S. Championships in San Jose. They have been named first alternates for the U.S. team at Four Continents.
- Mercury News Article (January 7, 2018)
- Nationals is Homecoming for Pogrebinsky (December 31, 2017)
- Ice-dance.com U.S. Nationals Preview (December 30, 2017)
Elliana and Alex won the bronze medal at Tallinn Trophy.
Elliana and Alex finished seventh at Internationaux de France.
Elliana and Alex started their second Grand Prix season with a seventh place finish at Audi Cup of China in Beijing.
Elliana and Alex competed at Lombardia Trophy and wrote a blog for ice-dance.com detailing their experiences.
Elliana and Alex were featured on a U.S. Figure Skating ‘Catching up with Team USA’ feature.
Elliana and Alex won the bronze medal at the 2017 Lake Placid Ice Dance International.
Elliana and Alex have been assigned to two ISU Grand Prix events – Audi Cup of China and Internationaux de France. For more information, visit the schedule section of the results page.
Clips of Elliana and Alex are included in U.S. Figure Skating’s ‘Championship Moments‘ video.
Elliana and Alex won the pewter medal at the 2017 U.S. Championships – in their debut as a senior team.
- The Finer Sports Preview (January 12, 2017)
- Ice-dance.com Preview (January 13, 2017)
- Ice-dance.com U.S. Nationals Recap (January 25, 2017)
- IceNetwork.com free dance recap (January 21, 2017)
- Ice Musings Article (January 13, 2017)
- IceNetwork.com post-short dance video (January 20, 2017)
- IceNetwork.com post-free dance video (January 21, 2017)
- Senior Dance Awards – subscription required (January 21, 2017)
- 5 Things I Learned from 2017 US Nationals by The Finer Sports (January 29, 2017)
Elliana and Alex won their first medal on the ISU Challenger Series – a bronze – at the 2016 Tallinn Cup in Tallinn, Estonia.
Elliana and Alex finished sixth at their second Grand Prix event – Rostelecom Cup – in Moscow, Russia.
Elliana and Alex debuted on the Grand Prix Series at Skate America, held from October 21-23, in Chicago, IL. They finished eighth in the short dance and seventh in the free dance and overall.
- Ice-dance.com Preview (October 21, 2016)
- Icenetwork.com SD Article (October 23, 2016)
- Icenetwork.com FD Article (October 24, 2016)
- Ice-dance.com Skate America Recap (October 26, 2016)
In their ISU Challenger Series debut at Nebelhorn Trophy, Elliana and Alex finished in fourth place in the short dance, free dance and overall.
U.S. Figure Skating announced on September 9th that Elliana and Alex are the final U.S. ice dance entry for Skate America, the first event on the 2016-17 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.
Elliana and Alex were mentioned in Icenetwork.com’s “Who will be ice dance’s breakout stars in 2016-17?” article on August 19.
Elliana and Alex made their senior international debut at the 2016 Lake Placid Ice Dance International from July 27-29, where they finished second in the short dance and first in the free dance in route to winning the gold medal.
- Ice-dance.com Re-cap (August 2)
Elliana and Alex were interviewed by ice-dance.com in June.
Elliana and Alex finished fourth at the World Junior Championships in Debrecen, Hungary.
Elliana and Alex repeated as U.S. bronze medalists at the 2016 U.S. National Championships.
Articles about U.S. Nationals:
- Ice-dance.com free dance Recap (1.23.16)
- Ice-dance.com short dance Recap (1.21.16)
- Icenetwork.com Review of free dance (1.22.16)
- Icenetwork.com Review of short dance (1.20.16)
- IceMusings.com Preview (1.9.16)
Elliana and Alex reached their highest scores to-date at the 2016 Midwestern Sectional Championships, winning their second consecutive sectional crown.
Elliana and Alex won their first international medal, a bronze, at the JGP Logrono. They also set new personal bests in the short and free dances, as well as overall score.
Articles about JGP Logrono:
- Ice-dance.com Recap (10.6.15)
- Icenetwork.com Review of free dance (10.3.15)
- Icenetwork.com Review of short dance (10.2.15)
- IceMusings.com Preview (10.1.15)
Elliana and Alex finished fourth at the Cup of Austria Junior Grand Prix event. They set personal bests in the short and free dances, as well as overall score.
Articles about JGP Austria:
- Ice-dance.com Recap (9.13.15)
- Icenetwork.com Review of free dance (9.11.15)
- Icenetwork.com Review of short dance (9.10.15)
- IceMusings.com Preview (9.9.15)
Elliana and Alex will compete at the Junior Grand Prix event in Linz, Austria.
Elliana and Alex were mentioned in the Icenetwork.com article, “Who will be ice dance’s breakout stars in 2015-16?”.
Elliana and Alex continued their success this season by winning their short and free dance groups at the Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships in Lake Placid, NY.
Elliana and Alex had a successful season’s debut at Chesapeake Open, winning their short and free dance groups.
In their first trip to the World Junior Championships, Elliana and Alex finished 13th, setting a new personal best score in the short and free dances as well as total score.
At their first U.S. National Championships as a team, Elliana and Alex won the junior ice dancing bronze medal. They achieved a season’s best total score of 141.55 and will represent Team USA at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Tallinn, Estonia!
An excerpt from an article on MercuryNews.com: “Ice dancer Elliana Pogrebinsky of Campbell and partner Alex Benoit made the [world] junior team.”
Articles from Nationals:
- US Nationals Junior Dance Preview by IceMusings (1.9.15)
- Ice-dance.com Preview of Junior Dance at U.S. Nationals (1.17.15)
- Icenetwork.com Recap of Junior short dance at U.S. Nationals (1.21.15)
- 2015 U.S. Nationals: Junior Short Dance Recap by Ice-dance.com (1.21.15)
- Icenetwork.com Recap of Junior free dance at U.S. Nationals (1.23.15)
- Examiner.com article about final results of Junior dance at U.S. Nationals (1.23.15)
- 2015 U.S. Nationals: Junior Free Dance Recap by Ice-dance.com (1.23.15)
Elliana and Alex finished first at Midwestern Sectionals with a season’s best in short (51.06) and free dance(81.62), which totaled 132.68 and qualifies them for the upcoming U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, NC!
Elliana and Alex finished eighth at the Junior Grand Prix Croatia Cup in Zagreb, Croatia. They set a new personal best of 70.51 in the free dance. Next up – Sectionals!
Elliana and Alex finished fifth at the Junior Grand Prix Nagoya TV Cup in Aichi, Japan. Since this was their first international competition, they set their first personal best of 112.60.
An excerpt from a recap on AbsoluteSkating.com: “The performance which impressed us the most was delivered by Elliana Pogrebinsky / Alex Benoit (USA). Their elegance and musicality were really notable as they took on another famous ballet, Swan Lake. Eliana was stunning in a black and white dress, and luckily she didn’t die in the end, but smiled as they skated well.”
They have been selected to compete at a second Junior Grand Prix event, Croatia Cup, in October.
Elliana and Alex competed at the 2014 Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships from July 30-August 2. They finished second in the short dance, scoring 45.72 and third in the free dance, scoring 66.20. They have been chosen to debut internationally as members of Team USA at the Junior Grand Prix event in Japan.
Debuting at the Chesapeake Open, Elliana and Alex won the short dance event, posting a score of 43.88.