OTTAWA, ON: Canada will have two junior synchronized skating teams competing at the 2014 ISU Junior World Challenge Cup in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, from March 6-8. Les Suprêmes junior and Les Pirouettes junior, both from Quebec, will compete at the event. Neuchâtel will host 19 of the top junior synchronized skating teams from 14 countries, competing for the title of Junior World Champion. The event runs in conjunction with the Neuchâtel trophy senior synchronized skating competition.
Canadian junior champions, Les Suprêmes are the first Canadian entry. They have previously competed at this event in 2012, winning bronze. Les Suprêmes junior are coached by Marilyn Langlois and Amélie Brochu.
Also representing Canada are Les Pirouettes junior. The 2013 and 2014 Canadian junior bronze medallists are coached by Nancy Alexander and Stéphanie Savoie.
Julie Petrilli, of Montreal, Que., will be the Canadian team manager at the event. Dr. Lee Schofield of Toronto, Ont., will be the Canadian team doctor and Karen Seymour of Toronto, Ont., will be the team physiotherapist. Karen Robertson of Chelsea, Que., is the sole Canadian official at the event.