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Kevin


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Kevin


 
 

Computer Science at MIT

 Team USA Figure Skater 

 
 
 
 
 
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Profile


Profile


Profile

Country  USA

Level  Senior Men

Birthdate  July 3, 1997

Age  19

Height  177 cm

Birthplace  Walnut Creek, CA

Hometown  Piedmont, CA

Training town  Boston, MA

School  Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Major  Computer Science & Engineering

Affiliation  Beta Theta Pi Fraternity

 

 

Club  Skating Club of Boston

Coach  Peter Johansson, Mark Mitchell

Choreographer  Jamie Isley, Karen Kwan Oppegard

2016-17 Short program music  Eleanor Rigby by Joshua Bell & Frankie Moreno

2016-17 Free skate music  Sound of Silence by Disturbed

ISU Personal Best Scores

Personal Best Total  178.92 (ISU JGP Czech Skate 2016)

Personal Best Score Short Program  61.79 (ISU JGP Nagoya TV Cup 2014)

Personal Best Score Free Skating  119.43 (ISU JGP Czech Skate 2016)

 

 

Research Interests

The intersection of computer science and design

 

 

 

 

 

Work Experience

Team USA Figure Skater

Priceline.com - iOS Development Intern

Ori Systems - Software Engineer Intern

Undergraduate Researcher at the MIT Media Lab Macro Connections Group

MIT Admissions Blogger 

MIT Physical Education Figure Skating Assistant Instructor

 

Volunteer Service

2015-17 U.S. Figure Skating Singles Committee member

Volunteer assistant coach at local Learn to Skate and Special Skaters program

U.S. Figure Skating Trial Judge

Charity Shows

2015, 2016 Harvard University's An Evening with Champions to support the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

2016 Skating Stars of the Future at the Rockefeller Center in NYC

2016 Skating Club at Dartmouth Skating Spectacular to support Skating Club at Dartmouth and Children's Hospital at Dartmouth

 

 

 

 

 

2015 MIT Winter Exhibition

2014 Oakland Ice Center "V-Day" Exhibition, a Bay Area Rising event to raise money and awareness for the prevention of violence against women and girls

2010, 2012 San Francisco Union Square Holiday Show

 

Accolades

ACADEMICS

Piedmont High School's Class of 2015 Valedictorian, 4-year member of Piedmont High School's Honor Society 

2015 US Figure Skating Graduating Seniors Program Award Recipient with Platinum level distinction

 

 

 

SKATING

Team USA (2013-Present)

Recipient of 2014 Men's Athlete Alumni Ambassador (3A) Award and Scholarship 

Two-time recipient of Brian Boitano’s Youth Skate Foundation scholarship and Pat Knoell Award (2008, 2012)

 

 

 

OTHER

March 16th and December proclaimed “Kevin Shum Day” by the City of Piedmont and City of Oakland respectively

Featured as the "Face of the Bay Area" on KTSF-Channel 26

 

Competitive Results

2016-2017

2017 World Junior Championships - Alternate

2017 U.S. National Championships - Senior Men, 12th

2017 Eastern Sectional Championships - Senior Men, 1st

2016 ISU Junior Grand Prix Czech Skate Ostrava - 7th

2015-2016

2016 World Junior Championships - 1st Alternate

2016 U.S. National Championships - Junior Men, 2nd

2016 Eastern Sectional Championships - Junior Men, 1st

2016 ISU Junior Grand Prix Bratislava - 9th

 

 

2014-2015

2015 ISU Junior World Championships - 20th

2015 U.S. National Championships - Junior Men, 2nd

2015 Pacific Coast Sectional Championships - Junior Men, 1st

2014 Junior Grand Prix SBC Nagoya Cup (Aichi, Japan) - 7th

2013-2014

2014 International Challenge Cup (The Hague, Netherlands) - Junior Men, 5th

2014 U.S. National Championships - Junior Men, 6th

2014 Pacific Coast Sectional Championships - Junior Men, 3rd 

2012-2013

Missed due to injury

2011-2012

2012 U.S. National Championships - Novice Men, 4th 

2012 Pacific Coast Sectional Championships - Novice Men, 2nd 

2012 Central Pacific Regional Championships - Novice Men, 2nd

 

 

2010-2011

2011 U.S. National Championships - Novice Men, 9th 

2011 Pacific Coast Sectional Championships - Novice Men, 5th 

2011 Central Pacific Regional Championships - Novice Men, 1st 

2009-2010

2010 U.S. Junior National Championships - Intermediate Men, 6th 

2010 Central Pacific Regional Championships - Intermediate Men, 1st 

2008-2009

2009 U.S. Junior National Championships - Intermediate Men, 7th

2009 Central Pacific Regional Championships - Intermediate Men, 1st 

2007-2008

2008 U.S. Juvenile Boys National Champion

2008 Central Pacific Regional Championships - Juvenile Boys, 2nd