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TOP 25 COMPETITORS (BY YEAR)

Below is a history of the Top 25 Nail Competitors since NAILS has been tracking competitions in 1993. The number to the left of competitor’s name represents rank, then competitor’s name. For a listing of all competitors and the years they’ve won, click here.


TOP 25 COMPETITORS 2009-2010
1 Lynn Lammers
2 Trang Nguyen
3 Kirsty Meakin
4 YeoJung Shim
5 Catherine Wong
6 Amy Becker
7 John Hauk
8 Max Estrada
9 Jessica Strom
10 [tie] Insuk Jang
10 [tie] Eunsook Kim
12 Gabriella Nagyne Kovacs
13 [tie] Karin Strom
13 [tie] Mayumi Mizumura
13 [tie] Kim Hyun Kyung
16 Yoko Ono
17 Chika Igarashi
18 Yuka Nishizawa
19 [tie] Azumi Kanane
19 [tie] Linda Luybregts
19 [tie] Ami McClure
22 Alessandra Pace
23 [tie] Gina Silvestro
23 [tie] Yoko Kimura
25 Roberta Giannetti


TOP 25 COMPETITORS 2008-2009
1 Lynn Lammers
2 Trang Nguyen
3 Kristy Meakin
4 Vu Nguyen
5 Catherine Wong
6 Ami McClure
7 Vivienne Simmonds
8 Kyoko Amemiya
9 Eunhea Won
10 [tie] Elena Sivakova
10 [tie] Seo Sangmi
12 Yeo-Jung Shim
13 Eiko Katsuzawa
14 Jeehyang Jeong
15 Max Estrada
16 [tie] Yuki Morooka
16 [tie] John Hauk
18 [tie] Yuho Kwon
18 [tie] Yoko Kino
18 [tie] Pisut Masanong
21 Eri Fukada
22 [tie] Nanae Otani
22 [tie] Mariko Nakamura
22 [tie] Alisha Sale
25 [tie] Sayo Ueno
25 [tie] Jeesook Chang


TOP 25 COMPETITORS 2007-2008
1 Lynn Lammers
2 Trang Nguyen
3 John Hauk
4 Catherine Wong Li Mei
5 Michelle Sproat
6 Anastasia Shchukina
7 Rachel Mouritsen
8 Hsiao-yi Liu
9 Elena Maltseva
10 Mai Terajima
11 Natalia Sapogova
12 Amy Becker
13 Seo Sang-Mi
14 Jennifer Holt
15 Mayumi Hase
16 Kim Kyoung Joo
17 Karin Strom
18 Yuka Nishizawa
19 Jenn Wagner
20 Shana Rix
21 Kenichi Kawakami
22 Park Hyo-Jin
23 Kirsty Meakin
24 Virginia Arleo
25 [tie] Elena Yurtaeva
25 [tie] Tom Holcomb
25 [tie] Rheanne Thackeray
25 [tie] An Eun Joo
25 [tie] Lee Ha Na


TOP 25 COMPETITORS 2006-2007
[as of March 2008. Last show counted is America's Beauty Show/Chicago on March 1-3]
1 Trang Nguyen
2 John Hauk
3 Rachel Mouritsen
4 Lynn Lammers
5 Yun Hee Choi
6 Chika Ihara
7 Amy Becker
8 Chie Iwai
9 Tomoko Yamaguchi
10 Yuri Sugita
11 Kyoko Amemiya
12 Eleana Maltsava
13 Seo Sang-Mi
14 Catherine Wong Li Mei
15 Yumi Yokoyama
16 Yukie Oyagi
17 Rita Horvath
18 Jung Hye Kyoung
19 Patricia Wong
20 Sakura Ohta
21 Ayaka Terasaki
22 Sonoko Hasegawa
23 MaeLing Parrish
24 Traci Dungan
25 [tie] Sanae Hanashiro
25 [tie] Shizuka Ohshima


TOP 25 COMPETITORS 2005-2006
1 Trang Nguyen
2 Rita Horvath
3 Michelle Sproat
4 Kaori Iwai
5 John Hauk
6 Amy Becker
7 Chika Ihara
8 Seo Sang Mi
9 Trena Martin
10 Karin Strom
11 Heather Rhodes
12 Lorena Marquez
13 Mayumi Hase
14 Miho Hokari
15 Mira Song
16 Noriko Tomura
17 Christina Gonzales
18 Sunghye Jin
19 Cho Youn Hee
20 Yoshiko Nambu
21 Mariko Nakamura
22 Melody Watral
23 Rachel Mouritsen
24 Tatsuyo Hatakenaka
25 [tie] Virginia Arleo
25 [tie] Shannon Marciano
25 [tie] Mizuno Tomomi
25 [tie] Marina Diaz


TOP 25 COMPETITORS 2004-2005
1 Lorena Marquez
2 Rita Horvath
3 Trang Nguyen
4 John Hauk
5 Sang-Mi Seo
6 Tom Bachik
7 MaeLing Parrish
8 Karin Strom
9 Sarah Hagar
10 Mira Song
11 Alisha Rimando
12 Rachel Mourtisen
13 Dena DeBoer
14 Erika Groen
15 Robert Nguyen
16 Zhang Lu
17 Vu Nguyen
18 Karen Hodges
19 Hatsuki Izumioka
20 Amy Becker
21 Masumi Kataoka
22 Sayo Ueno
23 Allison Baker
24 Tina Karres
25 Kenichi Kawakami


TOP 25 COMPETITORS 2003-2004 [see footnote]
1 Tom Bachik
2 Lorena Marquez
3 John Hauk
4 Amy Becker
5 Rita Horvath
6 Virginia Arleo
7 Karin Strom
8 Ryoko Funai
9 Kristina Baune
10 Gina Stanberry
11 Miki Yamamoto
12 Lee Ann Smith
13 Sumiyo Matsumoto
14 Yuriko Usui
15 Lynda Bartley
16 Salina Rush
17 Tracy Dungan
18 Pamela Dew
19 Nobuko Inagaki
20 Heather Jessen
21 Trina Karres
22 Monica Leiper
23 Mi Ra Song
24 Hiroko Tamura
25 Laina Thompson


 

TOP 25 COMPETITORS 2002
1 John Hauk
2 Salina Rush
3 Lorena Marquez
4 Tom Holcomb
5 Karin Strom
6 Rita Horvath
7 Laura Scott
8 Ellen Torchia
9 Jacqui Jefferd
10 Peng Deng
11 Cornelia Wolfrum
12 Amy (Cooper) Becker
13 Akiko Akui
14 Vicki Benner
15 Amanda Fowler
16 Yuki Hada
17 Coco Akiyo
18 David Hoang
19 Yukiyo Iida
20 Carla Jones
21 Nancy Long
22 Nancy Marino
23 Huyen Thi Nguyen
24 Hiromi Ogawa
25 [tie] Julie Shrewsbury
25 [tie] Fumiyo Tanimoto
25 [tie] Diana (Ulch) Tingle
25 [tie] Renee Turnbull
25 [tie] Edra Webster
25 [tie] Rhonda Weiland
25 [tie] Rochelle Williams


 

TOP 25 COMPETITORS 2001
1 Salina Rush
2 Lorena Marquez
3 John Hauk
4 Kimberlie March
5 Laura Scott
6 Alisha Sale
7 Amy (Cooper) Becker
8 Rita Horvath
9 Kim Miwon
10 Melissa Coverstone
11 Mari Beppu
12 Danny Daulton
13 Koko Kashiwagi
14 Makiko Horiuchi
15 Emilio
16 Lyn Bader
17 Virginia Krause
18 Darcy Nunez
19 Sheryl Macauley
20 Sarah Smith
21 Hitomi Ariyoshi
22 Jessica Judd
23 Christopher Nguyen
24 Sanae Nojiri
25 [tie] Rachelle Williams
25 [tie] Zeng Yi


 

TOP 25 COMPETITORS 2000
1 Eriko Kurosaki
2 Tom Bachik
3 Amy (Cooper) Becker
4 Alisha Sale
5 Kimberlie March
6 Lorena Marquez
7 Hidemine Aritou
8 Danny Daulton
9 Trina Van Arsdale
10 Lyn Bader
11 Salina Rush
12 Tom Holcomb
13 Koari Iwai
14 Amy Anzolvar
15 Tina Romano
16 Bu’ Domenech Calabrese
17 Trang Nguyen
18 Sarah Smith
19 Allison Baker
20 Mary Metscaviz
21 Brandi Cremer
22 Darlene Feric
23 Kristina Haven
24 Kasie Hidebran
25 [tie] David Hoang
25 [tie] Caroline Pawlow
25 [tie] Susan Schroeder
25 [tie] Rachelle Williams
25 [tie] Rieko Yamamoto


 

TOP 25 COMPETITORS 1999
1 Alisha Sale
2 Christopher Truong
3 David Hoang
4 Britta LaMascola
5 Lori Grier
6 Tara Lambert
7 John Hauk
8 Salina Rush
9 Gari-Dawn Tingler
10 Michiko Matsushita
11 Lorena Marquez
12 Hidemine Aritou
13 Darlene Feric
14 Kristina Haven
15 Rita Horvath
16 Danny Daulton
17 Tammy Retzlaff
18 Diana (Ulch) Tingle
19 Susan Schroeder
20 Anita Hug
21 Amy (Cooper) Becker
22 Bu’ Domenech Calabrese
23 Crystal Musgrove
24 Alisha Rimando
25 Shelly Schulz


 

TOP 25 COMPETITORS 1998
1 Trang Nguyen
2 Claudine Morgan
3 Anna Maria Paty
4 Tom Holcomb
5 Bu’ Domenech Calabrese
6 Sonia Glover
7 Rita Horvath
8 Debi Waszut
9 Huan Nguyen
10 Christopher Truong
11 Darlene Feric
12 Alisha Rimando
13 Tina Romano
14 Salina Rush
15 Vanny Peng
16 Amy (Cooper) Becker
17 Janice Deering
18 Nancy King
19 Lori Grier
20 Tye Broughton
21 Karen Ehrmantraut
22 Lorena Marquez
23 Janiese Newton
24 Diana (Ulch) Tingle
25 [tie] Eriko Kurosaki
25 [tie] Rina Shinohara


 

TOP 25 COMPETITORS 1997
1 Claudine Morgan
2 Christopher Truong
3 Tom Holcomb
4 Rita Horvath
5 Sonia Glover
6 Trang Nguyen
7 Nanda Khin
8 Michele Baker
9 Amy (Cooper) Becker
10 Victoria Sozio
11 Tina Romano
12 Tracy Cullen
13 Cindy Colvat
14 Shelly Schulz
15 Dee Short
16 Nancy King
17 Kris Hliboki
18 Tung Nguyen
19 Catherine DePoole
20 Cherie Dercqu
21 Sheryl Macauley
22 Natalie Arney
23 Louise Paquette
24 Salina Rush
25 [tie] Connie Smith
25 [tie] Jeannie Smith


 

TOP 25 COMPETITORS 1996
1 Sonia Glover
2 Claudine Morgan
3 Christopher Truong
4 Diana (Ulch) Tingle
5 Tom Bachik
6 Trang Nguyen
7 Michele Baker
8 Tom Holcomb
9 Catherine DePoole
10 Tracy Cullen
11 Nanda Khin
12 Kim Morgan
13 Lynn Caudle
14 Carla Collier
15 Syndi Daulton
16 Debroah Tuggle
17 Danny Haile
18 Veronica Spriggs
19 Tye Broughton
20 Wendy Day
21 Brooke Homa
22 Victoria Sozio
23 Susanne Wagner
24 Charlotte Nuszbaum
25 [tie] Amy (Cooper) Becker
25 [tie] Christine Haubruge
25 [tie] Bambi Johnson


 

TOP 25 COMPETITORS 1995
1 Tom Bachik
2 Sonia Glover
3 Amy (Cooper) Becker
4 Sheryl Macauley
5 Michele Baker
6 Carla Collier
7 Patty Heintz
8 Claudine Morgan
9 Brenda Lee Bollard
10 Debi Waszut
11 Tye Pierce
12 Diana (Ulch) Tingle
13 Victoria Sozio
14 Danny Haile
15 Janna Seeley
16 Cara Urkoski
17 Michael Visconti
18 Tom Holcomb
19 Sharlett Wood-Eden
20 Lena Hayes
21 Luann Rounds
22 Brenda Skermont
23 Susanne Wagner
24 Judy Jensen
25 Britta Rowson


 

TOP 25 COMPETITORS 1994
1 Kim Morgan
2 Anita Lime
3 Tom Bachik
4 Sheryl Macauley
5 Rena Rivera
6 Tracy Cullen
7 Sonia Glover
8 Victoria Sozio
9 Lee Wood
10 Shanna Lutz
11 Kimberly Patterson
12 Michele Baker
13 Brenda Lee Bollard
14 Amy (Cooper) Becker
15 Donnie Clark
16 Claudine Morgan
17 Luann Rounds
18 Lisa Fitch
19 Janie Hunter
20 Bu’ Domenech Calabrese
21 Debi Waszut
22 Christine Haubruge
23 Jane Hancock
24 Connie Ortiz
25 Diana (Ulch) Tingle

TOP 25 COMPETITORS 1993
1 Kim Morgan
2 Anita Lime
3 Nicholas Miller
4 Trang Nguyen
5 Connie Ortiz
6 Janna Seeley
7 Claudine Morgan
8 Joyce Archie
9 Michele Baker
10 Luann Rounds
11 Tonya Wolfe
12 Wendy Day
13 Denice Kaelin
14 Kimberly Patterson
15 Lee Wood
16 Jill Goetz
17 Danny Haile
18 Diane Toranzo
19 Laura Renteria
20 Lori Barna
21 Wendy Haugsby
22 Randall Lafenberg
23 Shanna Lutz
24 Debra Penna
25 Rena Rivera

[footnote] Prior to 2003, the competition year coincided with the calendar year. Beginning with the 2003/2004 competition year, the competition calendar was changed so that the Nailympics, which falls mid-year, would be the last event of the season.

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