Kristen Fraser (now Fraser-Lukanin) and Igor Lukanin began skating together in 2000. Together they competed in the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympic Games, 9 World Figure Skating Championships and 9 European Figure Skating Championships. They are 9 time National Champions of Azerbaijan (he 10 time National Champion) and competed on the ISU Grand Prix circuit for 9 consecutive years. During their competitive career they had the pleasure of performing on tours such as the Italian Champions On Ice 2007 and 2008 Northers, Italy, Ingolstadt 2007 and Munich Phylharmonic 2007, Munich, Germany, and Ice Symphony 2008, Baku, Azerbaijan.
In addition to their illustrious competitive and performance career, Kristen has been the Director of Figure Skating at Floyd Hall Arena in Little Falls, NJ since 2008 and an ISU Technical Specialist in Ice Dance, while Igor has been the Sport Coordinator for the Azerbaijan Figure Federation since 2012. These three positions have put them on the front lines of business of the sport, affording them expertise not found in just any coach. They head programs form the very most basic recreational skater to International competitors, train and monitor young and experienced ice skating coaches in the field as well as off ice training professionals.
Trained under such coaches as Genrikh Sretenski (1992 and 1999 World Professional Champion), Alexander Zhulin (1994 Olympic Silver Medalist, and Nikolai Morozov (coach to 2002 Olympic Gold Medalist Alexei Yagudin, 2006 Olympic Gold Medalist Shizuka Arakawa) Kristen Fraser and Igor Lukanin have a wealth of knowledge to offer your skating family in many capacities.