Guest Skaters

Starr Andrews

Starr Andrews was introduced to skating at the age of three years old. Fascinated by the shiny blades, she found the job of watching her mom skate from the bleachers tortuous.  A precocious child and determined to skate, she took off at lighting speed once granted the privilege. 

At the age of 9, Starr hit center ice with her artistic “Whip My Hair” routine, earning her over 45 million hits on YouTube.  Recognized as raw talent and talked about on every social network from Ryan Seacrest, Lipstick Alley, Vibe, World Star Hip Hop to Black Celebrity Kids, her status soared. She has attracted fans from Cape Code to Japan with over 50,000 followers.

Starr continues to amaze her audience with a diversified variety of skating styles and is simply captivating. Starr was the 2014 Juvenile Girls National Pewter Medalist, 2015-2016 Novice National competitor, 2016 Skate Challenge Junior winner, and 2017 National Junior Silver Medalist. Starr is a member of Team USA with aspirations to become the first African American to win gold at a Winter Olympics. She is coached by Derrick Delmore, and Peter Kongkasem.

 

Ryan Bradley
Ryan Bradley began skating at the age of two. He comes from a family of skaters – his sister, Becky, is a skating coach and former competitive skater and his mother is a USFSA judge. Ryan’s career began much like every skater – he participated in the US Basic Skills program from 1986-88. Highlights of Ryan’s competitive skating career include 2007 US Silver Medalist, 2008 Skate Canada Silver Medalist, 2010 US National Pewter Medalist, 2010 US National Pewter Medalist, 2010 US Olympic Team member, 2011 US National Champion and World Competitor.

Ever the consummate entertainer, Ryan realized a lifelong dream as he was invited to join the 2012 Stars on Ice cast, and toured the United States and Japan. Ryan was the headliner of Sun Valley On Ice and has performed with the renowned Ice Theatre of New York shows. He has worked with ABC televised @DissonSkating specials and commentated for Universal Sports, conducting behind-the-scenes interviews or in-arena radio.

Ryan was coached by Tom Zakrajsek for twenty-two years. He studied business at University of Colorado – Colorado Springs. He has a passion for knowledge and his sense of humor sets him apart from others. He is currently a coach at the Colorado Springs World Arena and a member of the Broadmoor Figure Skating Club. He teaches seminars and gives back to the sport he so dearly loves through the mentoring of young skaters. This is his fourth appearance as a guest skater in Showtime on Ice.

 

Max Aaron

At age four, Max Aaron began his skating career as a hockey player in Scottsdale, Arizona. He took up figure skating at age nine to improve his skating skills. He competed in the USA Hockey nationals in 2006 and 2007 and was one of forty youngsters to make the USA hockey development team in 2007. He competed in both hockey and figure skating until he fractured his back in 2008. After a mandatory year off to recover, he decided to focus solely on figure skating.During the 2009–10 season, Aaron won the bronze medal at the U.S. National Junior Championships. 2011. He won a silver medal at the SBC Cup and the National Junior Title. In the 2011 World Junior Championships, Aaron placed fifth. He went on to win gold at the 2012 U.S. International Classic. At the age of twenty, Max won the 2013 US Championships. He placed third at Nationals in 2014 and was named to the US team for the World Championships where he placed eighth.

Currently, Max is the reigning 2016 US Figure Skating Championships Silver Medalist. This past March he competed in Boston at the 2016 World Championships. Max currently lives in Colorado Springs and trains with the Broadmoor Skating Club.