SPORT: Figure skating
BIRTHDATE: May 2, 1985
Sarah Hughes made a breakthrough at Skate Canada overcoming Michelle Kwan and Irina Slutskaya to take her first Grand Prix title. She took second place at Skate America and Trophée Lalique and third place at the Grand Prix final.
Hughes has captured medals at every event since her fifth place finish at the 2000 World Championships. She was the youngest competitor in at the World Championships from 1999-2001.
When she isn't skating, she enjoys reading, rollerblading and playing tennis.