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Coomes and Buckland on track in Japan

Penny Coomes and Nicholas Buckland are on course to surpass their best ever finish at a World Figure Skating Championships after finishing ninth...

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Coomes and Buckland look to future with confidence

Penny Coomes felt one thing and Nick Buckland felt another as they ended their second Olympic campaign together in Sochi – but they're in agreem...

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Ice dancers Coomes and Buckland eyeing top ten in Sochi

British ice dancers Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland were left cursing the clock after a fractional error cost them the chance to push into the to...

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Disappointed Coomes and Buckland vow to put it right

Penny Coomes admitted it was a struggle to hide her feelings after a disappointing start to her Olympic campaign with ice dance partner Nick Buc...

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Miracle on Ice gets Coomes ready for Winter Olympics

It is that time of year again where Penny Coomes delves into her DVD collection for a little inspiration – and she’s adamant she and Nicholas Bu...

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Medal Record

Sochi 2014
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Vancouver 2010
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Biography

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Penny Coomes, who started figure skating at the age of just eight, competed in the mixed ice dance at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games alongside partner Nick Buckland. These were the pairs debut Olympic Winter Games where they placed 20th, scoring a personal best in their free dance routine.

The Coomes/Buckland partnership was instigated in 2005, having gone to the same school and university together. Coomes’ stepfather Phillip Askew was National Ice Dance Champion and is part of their coaching/choreographer team.

At the 2008 British Junior Championships Coomes broke her foot during the competition. However despite the excruciating pain, she battled though and remarkably went on to win! She then competed at the World Junior Championships before having surgery on it at the end of the season.