Biography

Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker formed their partnership in June, 2012.

Hawayek began skating at age 3, she previously skated with Michael Bramante (2010-11).

Baker began skating at age 2, but did not start seriously training and competing until age 10. He skated with Joylyn Yang for five years, at which time the team was coached by his parents, Steve and Sharon, who competed at the 1988 Olympic Winter Games and still coach in Washington.

Hawayek graduated Troy Athens High School in Troy, Michigan in 2014. She is currently studying psychology at Penn State University through their World Campus program. Her parents are Jonathan, a state government affairs representative, and Kirstin, a consultant and web designer Kaitlin has two brothers, Bradley and Nathan, and a miniature golden doodle named Mila. She  supports Run4Leah and the ALS Association, and enjoys painting, dancing, DJing, makeup artistry and psychology.

Baker was born with a club left foot - “It literally makes it two sizes smaller than the right foot. At birth my parents were told I would never be able to walk and, well, I essentially proved them wrong!” .He was born in England and got his U.S. citizenship at 17. Jean-Luc graduated from Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington, and enjoys photography, bike riding and camping.  

Competitive Results

World Championships

8th

2022

Winter Olympics

11th

2022

U.S. Championships

3rd

2022

Rostelecom Cup

5th

2021

World Championships

9th

2021

U.S. Championships

3rd

2021

Skate America

4th

2020

Four Continents Championships

6th

2020

U.S. Championships

3rd

2020

Cup of China

5th

2019

Skate Canada

4th

2019

Nebelhorn Trophy

2nd

2019

World Championships

9th

2019

Four Continents Championships

5th

2019

U.S. Championships

3rd

2019

Grand Prix Final

6th

2018

Internationaux de France

4th

2018

NHK Trophy

1st

2018

World Championships

10th

2018

Four Continents Championships

1st

2018

U.S. Championships

4th

2018

Skate America

5th

2017

Skate Canada

4th

2017

U.S. Championships

5th

2017

NHK Trophy

4th

2016

Skate Canada

6th

2016

U.S. Championships

5th

2016

Skate America

4th

2015

Finlandia Trophy

4th

2015

Four Continents Championships

5th

2015

U.S. Championships

4th

2015

NHK Trophy

3rd

2014

Rostelecom Cup

6th

2014

Nebelhorn Trophy

4th

2014

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