summgillAfter three seasons together, which included three top-seven finishes at the U.S. National Championships, two Grand Prix events, a trip to Four Continents and a bronze medal at Nebelhorn Trophy, U.S. ice dancers Jane Summersett & Todd Gilles have decided to part ways.

Both are planning the next move in their post-competitive-skating careers. While Summersett will return to the upper peninsula of Michigan, Gilles will be heading to Colorado.

“I will be going to be starting school on May 10th,” Summersett said. “As of right now, I’m looking at finishing my undergrad with a degree in biomedical engineering. From there it is hard to say what direction I would like to take it, but I am certain more schooling will be involved.” 
 
“As of right now, I’m planning to move back to Colorado on May 17th,” Gilles said. “In addition to going back to school, I’ll be exploring my other passions, such as music, the mountains (I hope to backpack this summer a lot) and other adventures. I’ll also be producing more of my video-of-the-day blog. I got over 34,000 views of the videos on my blog which is pretty awesome! I even won a Loopaxel award for the best figure skating blog this year!” 

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