OTTAWA, ON: Canada will have three synchronized skating teams competing at the 2014 Mozart Cup in Salzburg, Austria. The international synchronized skating competition taking place from January 23-26, 2014, features 61 teams from 16 different countries.
Seven-time defending Canadian champions, Nexxice, will be the sole Canadian representative in the senior category. Nexxice has previously competed at this event in 2012, earning bronze. The 2009 World Champions, 2012 and 2013 world silver medallists representing Western Ontario are coached by Shelley Barnett and Anne Schelter.
Nexxice junior, from Western Ontario, are one of two teams representing Canada in the junior category. The 2013 Canadian junior champions are coached by Trish Perdue-Mills. Also representing Canada in the junior division are Les Pirouettes junior, from Québec. The 2013 Canadian junior bronze medallists are coached by Nancy Alexander and Stéphanie Savoie.
Cynthia Alepin, of Mount Royal, Que., will be the sole Canadian official at the event.