Alina Sivorinovsky (Alina Adams) was born in Odessa, USSR and immigrated to the United States in 1977. She grew up in San Francisco, California.
Alina can thank her brother for her career as a mystery author! In 1988, college freshman Alina (Alina Adams) volunteered to drive her brother to the ice rink for his skating lessons. By 1997, two major things happend: her brother had become the US Open Novice Ice Dance Champion and US Junior Collegiate Dance Champion, and Alina had become hooked on skating.
Alina meshed her writing and televistion producing skills and her interest in the skating world. She has worked as an associate producer of skating shows and as a skating researcher (much like her protagonist in her mystery series) for ABC, ESPN, and TNT.
Alina Adams has worked as a figure skating researcher for ABC Sports, ESPN, and TNT�s coverage of the 1998 Olympics. She was also a writer/feature producer for NBC�s �StarSkates� series, and a Contributing Editor to �International Figure Skating Magazine.� Alina has written four novels and a non-fiction books, Inside Figure Skating. She is also the author of Sarah Hughes: Skating to the Stars.