Justin Pekarek (born August 26, 1981 in Valencia, California) is an American former competitive Ice dancer. He has the most success in his eligible career with Jamie Silverstein, with whom he won the 1999 World Junior title. After splitting with Silverstein in 2000, he teamed up with Hilary Gibbons for several years.

Pekarek now coaches and competes with the Theatre on Ice team Act I of Boston at the Skating Club of Boston. He and Gibbons were married in January 2008.

Competitive highlightsEdit

(with Gibbons)

Event 2002-2003 2003-2004
U.S. Championships 9th 7th
Karl Schäfer Memorial 3rd
Midwestern Sectionals 1st

(with Silverstein)

Event 1995-1996 1996-1997 1997-1998 1998-1999 1999-2000
World Championships 12th
Four Continents Championships 3rd
1999 World Junior title 10th 1st
U.S. Championships 1st N. 3rd J. 2nd J. 1st J. 2nd
Skate America 5th
Sparkassen Cup on Ice 4th
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st
Junior Grand Prix Final 6th 1st
Junior Grand Prix, France 2nd
Junior Grand Prix Final 3rd 1st
Junior Grand Prix, Bulgaria 2nd
  • N = Novice level; J = Junior level


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