- Category : 1987-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Incarnation 2
merican pair skater who partners with his wife, Alexa Scimeca Knierim. With her, he is a 2018 Olympic bronze medalist in the figure skating team event, the 2016 Four Continents silver medalist, the 2014 Four Continents bronze medalist, a three-time Grand Prix medalist, and a two-time U.S. national champion (2015, 2018). At the 2018 Winter Olympics, the Knierims became the first American pair, and the second pair ever in history, to perform a quad twist at the Olympics.
Knierim and Alexa Scimeca became skating partners in April 2012, and began dating about a month later. They became engaged on 8 April 2014, and married on 26 June 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The couple currently lives and trains in Irvine, California.