Name: Amanda Kauffman*

Nicknames: Manda, Mands, Mandy K

Age: 17

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

# Years Skating: 15

# Years Skating Synchro: 12

# Years on NEXXICE: 3

Ambitions: To continue skating through university and medical school, to win the world championships and compete at the Olympics for synchronized skating

Favourite Anne Skill: Janet, Theatre

Favourite Element: No hold, whip intersection and field moves

Favourite Competition: Winterfest and World Championships

Favourite Skater: Kaetlyn Osmond, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

Favourite Synchro Program (Watched and/or Skated): Team Paradise Free Program 2013- Whitney Houston (watched), NEXXICE Senior Free Program 2017- The Widow (watched), Haydenettes Short Program 2013- Run This Town (watched), Nexxice Junior Free Program 2016- Saving Mr. Banks (skated)

Favourite Quote: “Practice like you have never won, compete like you have never lost”