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Fuel the Journey of Valentina and Maximiliano

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Our names are Valentina Plazas and Maximiliano Fernandez, Team USA Pair Figure Skaters. We have been skating together for 4 years now and have had the honor of representing Team USA internationally and on the World Stage. We are currently 3rd in the country and 8th in world standings.
With being elite athletes, comes lots of financial responsibility towards the village behind our success. Our training schedule ranges from 7-8 hours daily with on ice and off ice work. We take a total of almost 4 hours of lessons with our coaches, 1-2 hours of fitness/ballet/ or pilates. With the longevity of our training days we are only able to coach for 2 hours a day. Coaching the future generation is our only way to find income and be able to balance training, work, and recovery to be at our best during our season and training.
We are each responsible for paying:
Our living expenses like Rent, Water, Electric, and Groceries
Our Ice Bill, Figure Skating Coaches, Off Ice coaching, Sports Psychologist, Physical Therapist, and Costume designer

These expenses add up to over $2,000 a month- which is far more than our job and funding provide for us.
Although we are part of Team USA our funding is minimal and only partial throughout the year. Right now we are looking to you for help in our ability to pay our coaches and ice time.
Our main goal is to make it to the 2026 Winter Olympic Games and represent Team USA in Italy- Our coaching team is the key to our success and ask for support to aid us as we reach our Olympic goal.


  • Ruben Aguilar
    • $200 
    • 17 d
  • Melanie Heaney
    • $25 
    • 18 d
  • Jarrett Zarate
    • $100 
    • 18 d
  • Anonymous
    • $100 
    • 23 d
  • adriana garcia
    • $50 
    • 1 mo


Valentina Plazas
Canton Township, MI

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