(March 2, 2008)
Chilliwack, BC - The last gold medals given out at the 2008 BMO Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships went to teams from Ontario on Sunday March 2. The Ilderton Silver Jets, a synchronized skating team from the Ilderton Skating Club, grabbed the festival open national title after scoring 70.12 points in the second free program for a total score of 117.26 points. Edmonton Evolution, from the Edmonton Synchronized Skating Club, finished second with 110.86 points. Évolution, from the CPA Charlesbourg, won the bronze medal with 104.74 points. Click here to hear Kelly Moir from the Ilderton Silver Jets comment on her team’s performance and what the gold medal represents.
The last day of competition was also very exciting in the competitive novice division as Gold Ice from the Skate Canada Brampton-Chinguacousy Club captured the gold medal with a total score of 80.79 points. Les Suprêmes from the CPA Saint-Léonard scored 74.99 points to finish second and Nova from the CPA Boucherville scored 72.98 points to win the bronze medal. Click here to hear Victoria Smith from Gold Ice comment on her team’s performance and what the gold medal represents.
This year’s national synchronized skating championships concluded with the competitive adult competition. Nexxice from the Burlington Skating Club and Kitchener-Waterloo Skating Club captured the gold medal with 90.43 points. Nova from the CPA Boucherville won the silver medal with a total score of 87.47 points. Fusion from the YRSA Winter Club took the bronze medal by scoring 80.61 points. Click here to hear Erin Mezzavilla from Nexxice comment on her team’s performance and what the gold medal represents.
The complete results of the 2008 BMO Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships are posted at www.skatecanada.ca.