OTTAWA, ON: Canada will have two teams competing at the sixth annual Mozart Cup in Salzburg, Austria. The international synchronized skating competition takes place from January 22-24, 2016, and features 52 teams from 15 countries, in senior, junior, and novice. Canada will have entries in the senior and junior categories.
Representing the Leaside Skating Club, Meraki will be the Canadian entry in the senior category. This will be the first international assignment for the 2015 Canadian bronze medallists. Meraki are coached by Cathy Dalton and Lyne Forget.
Les Pirouettes, representing CPA Laval, will be the Canadian entry in the junior category. They have previously competed at this event winning bronze last season and gold in 2014. The three-time consecutive Canadian junior bronze medallists are coached by Nancy Alexander and Stéphanie Savoie.
Jennifer Betts of Bragg Creek, Alta., will be the sole Canadian official at the event.