Marcy Hinzmann

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Marcy Hinzmann
Personal information
Full name Marcy Hinzmann-Harris
Country represented United States
Born (1982-05-26) May 26, 1982 (age 40)
Norman, Oklahoma
Residence Kelowna, British Columbia
Height 1.54 m (5 ft 1 in)
Former partner Aaron Parchem, Steve Hartsell, Ronnie Biancosino
Former coach Johnny Johns, Mitch Moyer
Former choreographer Zuzanna Szwed
Skating club Winterhurst FSC
Former training locations Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Began skating 1990
Retired May 30, 2006
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 154.30
2005 Skate America
Short program 55.00
2005 Skate America
Free skate 99.30
2005 Skate America

Marcy Hinzmann-Harris (born May 26, 1982) is an American former competitive pair skater. With Aaron Parchem, she is the 2006 U.S. national silver medalist and competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Personal life

Marcy Hinzmann was born May 26, 1982 in Norman, Oklahoma, the eldest of three children.[1][2] Her mother is from Venezuela.[1] Hinzmann married Canadian-born American pair skater Lee Harris and settled in Columbus, Ohio.[3]


Hinzmann began skating at age eight.[4] As a singles skater, she was coached by Carol Heiss Jenkins.[1] After switching to pairs, she skated with Ronnie Biancosino from around 2000 to 2002 and then with Steve Hartsell for one season.

Hinzmann teamed up with Aaron Parchem in 2003. She had a torn anterior cruciate ligament during the 2004–05 season.[1] The pair won the bronze medal at the 2005 U.S. Championships and silver in 2006. They were selected to represent the United States at the 2006 Winter Olympics, where they finished 13th. The pair then placed 11th at the 2006 World Championships.

Hinzmann ended her competitive career in 2006, and went on to skate professionally with Lee Harris on cruise ships and in gala shows.[3] She participated in the third season of the Canadian television show Battle of the Blades, partnered with Todd Simpson.[5][6]


(with Parchem)

Season Short program Free skating
  • Esperanza
    by Maxime Rodriguez
  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico
    by Robert Rodriguez
  • Coeur Brave
    by Maxime Rodriguez


With Parchem

Event 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06
Winter Olympics 13th
World Championships 11th
Four Continents Champ. 4th
GP Skate America 4th
Bofrost Cup on Ice 6th
Finlandia Trophy 3rd
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st 3rd
U.S. Championships 7th 3rd 2nd
Midwestern Sectionals 2nd 1st
GP = Grand Prix

With Hartsell

Event 2003
U.S. Championships 9th

With Biancosino

Event 2001 2002
U.S. Championships 8th J. 12th
J. = Junior level


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Marcy Hinzmann & Aaron Parchem". U.S. Figure Skating. Archived from the original on May 24, 2006. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Athlete profile: Marcy Hinzmann". Associated Press. February 2006. Archived from the original on April 15, 2006. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 Elfman, Lois (August 25, 2011). "Hinzmann-Harris eager for 'Battle of the Blades'". Icenetwork.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Marcy HINZMANN / Aaron PARCHEM: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on August 19, 2009. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. - Battle of the Blades Bio
  6. "CBC announces 'Battle of the Blades' pairs". Retrieved 2015-05-20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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