WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2015-2016

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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74 2016 World Figure Skating Championships W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | w i n t e r 2 0 1 5 / 2 0 1 6 Jessica Rosenbloom skating in the early 1980s transferred to Wellesley College, attending part-time, and pursued her dream of competing on the world stage at the Skating Club of Boston. Together with her partner, she won four more medals at Nationals at the senior level, was named an alternate to the 1994 Lillehammer Games, and won the bronze at the 1997 World Profes - sional Championships. As with Amy, Jessica Bussgang Rosenbloom of Wellesley, caught the figure skating bug at a young age — perhaps the two budding skaters were sitting close to one another in the stands at the 1981 World Championships. In middle and high school, Jessica skated seven days a week for four to five hours a day and competed at the New England regional level, passing all the US Figure Skating Association's eight lev- els of tests, the gold medal in school figures, and freestyle. She gave up skating when she entered college to participate fully in college life. But, while a student at Harvard Business School in 1989, Jessica ventured down the road to the Skating Club of Boston to learn the ropes as a trial judge. Since 1991, Jessica has been a US Figure Skating

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