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“Together, Hawayek and Baker, Shaping Their Vision”

If American ice dancers Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker know their stylistic strengths, they know even better how they aim to expand them — beginning with a season’s debut at this week’s Finlandia Trophy. Their new short dance, featuring “Waltz of the Flowers” and “Dance of the Parents” from The Nutcracker, came together through collaboration between the […]

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“Man of the Year Finalist: Jean-Luc Baker”

Though Jean-Luc Baker has an unquestionably bright future in skating, his recent past was very good, too. In the past year Baker, who grew up in Edmonds and is a 2012 graduate of Mukilteo’s Kamiak High School, collected two big prizes in ice dancing with partner Kaitlin Hawayek of East Aurora, N.Y. The duo won […]