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NOVEMBER 2018

Amber won the Midwestern Sectional Championships in November, qualifying her for her fourth U.S. Championships at the senior level (she will compete in January 18-27 in Detroit).

JANUARY 2017

Amber competed at the U. S. Championships in Kansas City.  She earned a 116.29 in the free skate and a total of 172.63. Amber took a rough fall in her short but was quoted as saying that she was proud of her overall performance, especially in her free skate.

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2016

Amber placed third at the Midwestern Sectional Championships in November, qualifying her for her second U.S. Championships at the senior level (she will compete on January 19 and 21, 2017, in Kansas City).
Three weeks later, she finished fourth in her second ISU Challenger Series competition at Golden Spin in Zagreb, Croatia. She set three new ISU personal best scores: 67.93 (2nd in SP) [Watch Fan Cam Video], 115.67 (4th in FS) and 183.60 (Total).

SEPTEMBER 2016

Amber finished fifth in her ISU Challenger Series debut at Nebelhorn Trophy and was invited to perform in the Gala show. She was quoted by IceNetwork.com’s special correspondent, Klaus-Reinhold Kany, as follows: “I’m pretty happy about my performance. This is the first semi-clean free program I’ve done in a long time. I had fun on the ice and was not scared at all. I doubled two jumps which were planned triples and left out a combination, but I wanted the program to be as clean as possible.”

JULY 2016

Read the latest update on Amber in “The Inside Edge” blog on IceNetwork:
Glenn gearing up for return to ice
Amber has a GoFundMe page for her skating expenses this season:
click here to view.

NOVEMBER 2015

Amber withdrew from Midwestern Sectionals due to illness. Here is the full text of the message she shared on social media on November 17, 2015:

It’s with much sadness I must announce that I have withdrawn from the 2016 Midwestern Sectional Championship, therefore ending my 2015-2016 competitive season.
I became very ill in Los Angeles while competing at the Glacier Falls Classic [in late July/early August]. Since my return, I have seen countless doctors and specialists to try and get well enough to train and compete at the level that is expected from a senior level competitor. The week before Autumn Classic [in October], things seemed to be improving. However, that didn’t last.
Despite amazing support from my family, friends, coaches, USFSA and the Dallas FSC, I have not been able to train at a level that would prepare me for the end of the season. After much debate and emotion, I have decided it would be best to completely heal and become stronger, then train healthy for next season. Thank you so much for all of the well wishes I have received.
I’ll be back.
Xoxo Amber

OCTOBER 2015
Amber made her senior international debut at Skate Canada Autumn Classic in Barrie, Ontario, October 14-16, and placed 6th (122.28 total).

AUGUST 2015
Amber started her 2015-16 international season at the ISU Junior Grand Prix in Riga, Latvia, August 27-29, and placed 5th (53.21 6th in SP; 106.75 4th in FS; 159.96 total). She landed two triple-triple jump combinations cleanly in her free skate.

JANUARY 24, 2015
Amber made her senior Nationals debut in Greensboro, North Carolina. She finished in 13th place.

NOVEMBER 2015
Amber finished in second place at the Midwestern Sectional Championships in Geneva, Illinois. She has qualified for the U.S. Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina. This will be her first nationals at the senior level.

AUGUST 2014
Amber will begin her 2014-15 international season at the ISU Junior Grand Prix in Courchevel, France, August 20-23. 8/22 NEWS FLASH: Amber won the bronze medal in Courchevel (54.71 3rd in SP; 93.37 4th in FS; 148.08 total).

JULY 2014
Amber has passed her senior tests and is officially a U.S. senior level skater. She won the Senior Ladies event at Skate Detroit with a total score of 173.63 (61.13 SP, 112.50 FS). Videos are linked below.

JUNE 12, 2014
Amber will debut her senior programs at the Bluebonnet Open club competition in Austin, Texas, on June 13-14. A new Q&A article is linked below.

MAY 30, 2014
Amber was announced as the overall winner of the 2014 Athlete Alumni Ambassador (3A) award. The 3A award is “a scholarship program that recognizes skaters who have achieved figure skating excellence while actively volunteering.” U.S. Figure Skating’s press release is linked below.

MARCH 19, 2014
Amber will be joining the cast of Skate for Hope, which benefits breast cancer research & awareness. The show is May 3, 2014 in Bowling Green, Ohio.

MARCH 16, 2014
Amber placed 7th (5th in SP, 8th in FS) at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

JANUARY 13, 2014
Amber has been named to the U.S. team for the 2014 World Junior Championships, March 10-16.

JANUARY 10, 2014
Amber is the 2014 U.S. junior ladies champion, finishing with a total score of 186.51.

 

 

ARTICLES & VIDEOS

Amber Glenn prepares for JGP Courchevel [Golden Skate / August 10, 2014]

Amber won the Senior Ladies event at 2014 Skate Detroit, July 25-26. VIDEOS: click here for her short program and click here for her free skate.

Glenn looks forward to her senior level debut (Q&A) [Figure Skaters Online / June 12, 2014]

2014 Athlete Alumni Ambassador (3A) Award Winners Announced [U.S. Figure Skating / May 30, 2014]

Texas Figure Skating on Rise Despite Sweltering Climate [The Gilmer Mirror / April 18, 2014]

Glenn out to end Russian reign at junior worlds [Team USA preview article] [Icenetwork.com / March 10, 2014]

Plano Teen Training To Be Next Figure Skating Star [NBCDFW.com (incl. VIDEO) / March 9, 2014]

Interview with Amber Glenn [Skate Guard / March 6, 2014]

Plano Olympic hopeful maintains grueling schedule on the ice [WFAA (incl. VIDEO) / February 24, 2014]

Plano figure skater eyes 2018 Olympics [Plano Star Courier / February 6, 2014]

Glenn stars in Boston with junior ladies gold [Icenetwork.com / January 10, 2014]