News

2018-2019 SEASON

November 24th, 2018: Tarah & Danny win their first ever GP medal (silver) at the Internationaux de France.

November 9th, 2018: Tarah & Danny debut their new SP at NHK Trophy (“Turning Page” by Sleeping At Last).

October 7th, 2018: Tarah and Danny make their season debut at Finlandia Trophy (7th place).

September 7th, 2018: Tarah and Danny announce coaching change to Dalilah Sappenfeld in Colorado.

 

2017-2018 SEASON

March 1st, 2018: Tarah was named an athlete ambassador for Honey Stinger.

January 26th, 2018: Tarah and Danny win their first ever ISU championship medal by finishing in 1st place at the Four Continents Championships in Chinese Taipai.

January 7th, 2018: Tarah and Danny return to the U.S. Nationals podium by winning the silver medal in San Jose.

December 28th, 2017: Here are two new “Day in the Life” articles from NBC Olympics about Tarah and Danny as they get ready to take the ice in San Jose next week at the US National Championships.

December 24th, 2017: Here is an article about the three senior pairs teams in Ellenton, Florida who are all preparing for the US National Championships in San Jose.

December 19th, 2017: Check out these fun Q&A interviews with Danny and Tarah from NBC Olympics website.

December 12th, 2017: Check out this video from US Figure Skating to hear Tarah and Danny talk about her injury and their preparations for the US National Championships next month.

December 10th, 2017: Tarah and Danny won the bronze medal at Golden Spin this past weekend. Their next competition will be the US National Championships in San Jose, CA.

September 15, 2017: U.S. Figure Skating announces that Tarah and Danny have withdrawn from Cup of China. They are withdrawing to focus on continued rehabilitation and training after Kayne’s right knee injury last season.

July 31, 2017: Check out the latest blog on Ice Network from Danny about Tarah’s recovery from knee surgery and how they’re doing in their preparations for the Olympic season.

May 26, 2017: Tarah and Danny were assigned to compete at Cup of China for the 2017-18 Grand Prix Series.

April 5, 2017: Tarah blogged about the challenges of her and Danny’s past season and reveal their 2017-18 season programs!

 

2016-17 SEASON

January 21, 2017: Tarah and Danny have withdrawn from the 2017 U.S. Championships due to injury.  According to a press release released by U.S. Figure Skating, “Tarah sustained a concussion in a fall from a throw element in the pairs short program Thursday and is under the care of event medical provided by the University of Kansas Hospital. After examination and follow up, it was the advice of the chief medical officer that Kayne should not compete for her own health and safety due to symptoms of concussion.”

***Danny posted on Twitter: “Tarah and I thank you all for your support, skating fans are truly the best. Without a low, there can’t be a high.”

October 2016: Tarah and Danny make their season debut at the Finlandia Trophy.

August 2016: Tarah launches a You Tube channel to aid fellow skaters with hair and makeup tips. Here is an article about Tarah’s channel and a link to her channel to watch her videos.

 

2015-16 SEASON

April 2, 2016: Tarah and Danny competed in their first World Championships in Boston, MA. They finished in 13th place. Photos from the event have been added to their photo albums page.

March 27, 2016: Congratulations to Tarah & Danny who received an EDI Award for Best Performance  (pairs) from the Professional Skaters Association for their beautiful free skate in St. Paul!

March 16th, 2016: Tarah & Danny participated in a #WhatsUpWorldTeam US Figure Skating online chat today and the video can now be viewed on You Tube.

March 10th, 2016: An article on Ice Network talked about Danny’s dog and his excitement about competing at Worlds in Boston later this month.

February 20th, 2016: Tarah and Danny finished in fourth place overall at the 4 Continents Championships in Taipai City. There is an article that talks about the pair final results posted on Ice Network.

February 17, 2016: A new article was posted about Tarah & Danny and their leadership to the other Ellenton, FL pairs just prior to 4CC in Taipai City.

February 13, 2016: Happy Birthday Danny!!!!!!!

January 31, 2016: A new article from Tarah & Danny’s training area was posted this week and check out this article from 2006 about young Tarah’s desire to be a champion skater.

January 27, 2016: Tarah and Danny spent some time in Boston this week promoting the upcoming World Championships. Check out articles about this event from Ice Network, Boston Globe, and Boston Herald.

January 26, 2016: Here is a fun wrap up article about the US National Championships. The author had some great things to say about Tarah & Danny.

January 23, 2016: Tarah and Danny won the gold medal at U.S. Championships and set a new record pairs score in the process. Here are a few articles from various sites that were posted about the competition: Ice Network NBC Sports Yahoo Herald Tribune

January 21, 2016: Tarah and Danny are currently in 1st place after the senior pairs short program in St. Paul. Ice Network has a few photos up of Tarah & Danny from their SP performance as well as an article about the top teams in the competition.

January 16, 2016: Check out this preview article about several senior pair teams’ preparation for US Nats and this article featuring some of the Ice Network contributors predicting the senior podium finishers (both mention Tarah & Danny).

January 4, 2016: A new Q&A has been posted with Tarah & Danny talking about their competition season. UPDATE: An expanded version of the interview is published on FigureSkatersOnline’s News page.

January 10, 2016: An interview with Tarah & Danny has been published on FSO’s News page.

December 6, 2015: Tarah & Danny won the bronze medal at Golden Spin of Zagreb in Croatia. An article on Ice Network was published about their LP and placement this weekend.

November 6, 2015: Tarah is one of the recipients of a 2015 Travel and Training Fund grant as announced on the Women’s Sports Foundation website.

October 21, 2015: Tarah is writing a blog for US Figure Skating’s Fan Zone this year and her first entry has been posted here. Tarah and Danny will compete at Skate America in Milwaukee, WI this weekend and a local Florida article about their partnership has been published here.

September 18, 2015: Tarah and Danny claimed the GOLD medal at the US International Classic in Salt Lake City, Utah, finishing with an overall score of 170.30. Their next competition will be their Grand Prix debut at Skate America in Milwaukee, WI on October 23-25, 2015.

August 18, 2015: Tarah and Danny will start their 2015-16 season at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City, Utah, September 16-19, 2015.

June 27, 2015: The Golden Skate website has published an article titled Kayne and O’Shea continue to progress.

June 15, 2015: Tarah and Danny received two ISU Grand Prix assignments: Skate America in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, Russia.

 

2014-15 SEASON

February 14, 2015: Tarah and Danny scored a 108.76 in the free skate at the Four Continents Championships in Seoul, South Korea. They had an overall score of 166.67 and finished in 8th place.

January 24, 2015: Tarah and Danny claimed the bronze medal at the U.S. Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina. They will represent the U.S. at the Four Continents Championships in Seoul, South Korea on February 9-15, 2015.

December 13, 2014: Tarah and Danny frozen_showpicperformed in Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex’s and the Southwest Figure Skating Club’s annual holiday ice show, “Winter Dreams: A Skating Spectacular” in Ellenton, Florida. The picture to the right was from a preview of the show.

November 17, 2014: Tarah and Danny will make their season debut at Golden Spin in Zagreb, Croatia, December 4-7, 2014, an ISU Challenger Series event.
December 6th UPDATE: They won the bronze medal at Golden Spin.

October 17, 2014:: Tarah and Danny have withdrawn from their 2 Grand Prix events; Tarah’s rehab. is progressing well.

August 14, 2014: Tarah underwent right hip surgery on July 28 and is currently undergoing rehabilitation.

July 10, 2014: Tarah and Danny revealed their new programs in their latest journal entry.

June 27, 2014: Tarah and Danny received their first-ever Grand Prix assignments – Cup of China and Rostelecom Cup.

2013-14 SEASON

May 6, 2014: Tarah and Danny wrote a new journal about their latest activities.

February 8, 2014: Tarah and Danny wrote a new journal recapping their adventures at Nationals and Four Continents.

January 24, 2014: Tarah and Danny won the silver medal at their first ISU Championship event – 2014 Four Continents Championships in Taipei City.

November 23, 2013: Tarah and Danny won the bronze medal at Ice Challenge in Graz, Austria.

November 17, 2013: Tarah and Danny unveiled their official website at Figure Skaters Online.

Here’s a June 2013 article about their 2013-14 short program and the formation of their partnership: Kayne, O’Shea shake, stir ‘Bond’ in new short.