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Ashley Clark is a 2X USFS Gold medalist from Denver Colorado. She is proud to have spent the past 7 summers here in Sun Valley doing the renowned Summer Shows. As well as in Sun Valley, she has been starring in professional ice shows around the world for the past 14 years with Disney On Ice, Holiday On Ice, Willy Bietak's Productions on board Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and many more. Currently she is one of the only professional female figure skating soloists worldwide to perform a back flip on the ice. Ashley is also the current President of ProSkaters.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to help professional skating grow around the world. She most recently won the 2011 ProSkaters Virtual Skate Off. She has spent more than 26 years on the ice learning, teaching and inspiring others about skating. She plans on spending many more great years doing the same right here in the magnificent Sun Valley.

Darlin Baker
US Figure Skating Double Gold Medalist
US Figure Skating International medalist in Ice Dance
U.S. Open Bronze Medalist National Competitor
Darlin has performed around the world. Featured artist in Disney's "Champions on Ice" with Scott Hamilton. Featured in Nancy Kerrigan's "Halloween on Ice". Also toured with Phillip Candelero's Winter Tour. She has been a principle soloist in the Sun Valley Ice shows for 19 years and is the Choreographer of the Sun Valley Ice Show Children's Ensemble Number. Darlin has been coaching in Sun Valley for over 16 years, and she is currently performing and coaching full time in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Kelly Smith is a figure skating coach, choreographer, stylist, as well as a highly acclaimed ice dancer. Based in Denver, Colo., Smith has acted as artistic director and choreographer for ice shows in Mexico, England and the United States. He has handled everything from creating production numbers, to selecting music, and lighting and set design. But first and foremost Smith is a skater. He is a Gold Medalist in Freestyle, a Silver Medalist in Pairs and Ice Dance and a 9-time International Skating Institute World Championship Champion Coach. He has performed countless roles in shows that took him from Miami, Florida to Cambridge, Mass. And on top of that, he holds Business Marketing and Musical Performance degrees from the University of Denver.

Kimberley Selby is first and foremost a loving mother of three beautiful children: Kelsey-6, Chloe-5, and Ricky-3. Kim is from a family of seven and grew up with Midwest love and tradition in Oak Park, Illinois. At 15, Kimberly left home to pursue her goal of becoming a champion ice skater. She has competed and performed all over the world and was awarded Junior National Champion in 1991. Shortly after, Kim moved to Los Angeles where she met and married Richard Selby.

Kim is very involved with her children’s school, Calvary Christian, in Pacific Palisades. She loves to spend time with her family and her favorite hobbies include: Baking, mountain biking, rollerblading, skiing, and swimming. Kim is active in her community and loves to volunteer and entertain.

Natalia Zaitseva: Many girls dream of being a Disney princess, but Natalia Zaitseva has actually had the chance to play many of these beloved characters in Disney on Ice productions. Her roles have included Beauty in Beauty and the Beast, Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Jasmine in Aladdin and even a lioness in The Lion King. In her down time between practices and performances as part of a popular pairs team at this summer's Sun Valley Ice Shows, Zaitseva teacher and practices Zumba and is a popular coach on Sun Valley's rinks.

Andrei Khvalko teamed up with Elena Leonova in 1995, while touring in Russia, and married her in Reno in 1997. The powerhouse pair has toured with Disney on ice, Russian All Stars Ice Theater and participated in many shows and competitions, always wowing audience members with their speed and strength. Born in Samara, Russia, Khvalko now calls California home. He has been performing in the Sun Valley Summer Ice Shows for more than 10 years.

Elena Leonova teamed up with her now husband, Andrei Khvalko, in 1995 while touring Russian All Stars on ice. The Moscow native came to America in 1996 and skated in Disney's Pocahontas on Ice. She is a two-time (1986, 1987) World Junior Champion with former partner Gennadi Krasnitski. She and Khvalko competed at the World Professional Championships, winning it twice, in 1999 and 2000. They have two daughters and love to come to Sun Valley in the summers to skate in the Sun Valley Ice Shows where they always mesmerize the crowd.

Eddie Gornik: A native of Salt Lake City, Eddie Gornik is a six-time national figure skating competitor. Eddie's lyrical and exceptional skating skills earned him leading roles in many skating productions. He was a member of the professional cast of the 2002 Olympic opening and closing ceremonies. And for more than five years, he played the starring role of Woody in the Disney on Ice production, Toy Story. Currently, Eddie lives in Salt Lake City and is an accomplished hairstylist to the stars. During the summer, lucky bystanders are often rewaded with a glimpse of Eddie performing his magic on the ice at iconic Sun Valley Resort.

Joel Dear: Joel Dear started skating as soon as he could stand on the ice. He practiced on a lake near his home a few times each winter with his brothers but did not take an interest in competitive skating until he was 12 years old. And then, thanks to a fifth grade classmate who showed him some jumps and maneuvers on a frozen school playground. Dear enrolled in a local Learn to Skate program and, in time, became a professional ice dancer. Dear, with partner Meghan McCullough had a very successful debut season in 2002-2003, finishing second at the 2003 U. S. Nationals, winning the North American Challenge Skate in Huntsville, Alabama, and winning one gold and four silver medals at the 2002 Lake Placid Ice Dancing Championships. The dancers also won both the South Atlantic Regionals and Eastern Sectionals for the 2002-2003 season. They also had the opportunity of skating in the opening and closing ceremonies for the World Figure Skating Championships in Washington, D.C. Dear has been skating and teaching since. He has been a favorite at the Sun Valley Summer Ice Shows for many years. This season, his Riverdance solo is a crowd favorite.