Jenna McCorkell is a British figure skater. She is an eleven-time British national champion and won seven senior international medals, including gold at the Ondrej Nepela Memorial and Ice Challenge. She placed as high as eighth at the European Championships and 14th at the World Championships, and competed at two Winter Olympics.
|Country represented:||Great Britain|
|Born:||Sept 15, 1986, Coleraine, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland|
|Coach:||Simon Briggs, Debbie Briggs, Yuri Bureiko, Silvie De Rijcke, Vera Vandecaveye, Marina Serova, Margaret O'Neill|
|Choreographer:||Mark Hanretty, Lorna Brown, Yuri Bureiko|
|Training locations:||Ninove, Belgium, Dundee|
|Retired:||29 March 2014|
|Combined total:||150.90, 2010 Worlds|
|Short program:||53.80, 2010 Europeans|
|Free skate:||98.78, 2010 Worlds|
About Jenna McCorkell
Between 2003 and 2014, this figure skater won eleven British National Championships and won gold medals at the international Ondrej Nepela and Ice Challenge ice skating competitions. She competed in the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics.
In the early years of her career, she competed in three World Junior Championships, finishing in eleventh place at the 2003 event.
She finished in the top ten at the 2008 European Championships and in the top fifteen at the 2010 and 2012 World Championships. Scottish ice dancer Mark Hanretty choreographed many of her figure skating routines.
Born in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, she later lived in Belfast, Northern Ireland; Liedekerke, Belgium; and Ninove, Belgium. Her marriage to Belgian figure skater Kevin van der Perren began in 2008.
She and Russian figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya both competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics. While McCorkell finished her short program in twenty-fifth place, Lipnitskaya went on to win gold.
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