OSHAWA, ON: Skate Canada has selected the teams that will represent Canada at the 2018 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships and 2018 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships.
Over the weekend, Nexxice, from the Burlington Skating Centre, and Les Suprêmes, from CPA Saint-Léonard, earned their entries to the senior world championships, winning gold and silver respectively at 2018 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships in Oshawa, Ont.
The two senior teams will travel to Stockholm, Sweden, to compete at the 2018 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships, from April 6-7, 2018. This will be the 19th edition of the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships with Canada having won medals at 12 of those previous events.
The entries for the 2018 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships were determined at Skate Canada Ontario’s annual Winterfest competition. Les Suprêmes (junior) from CPA Saint-Léonard and Nexxice (junior) of the Burlington Skating Centre earned the two entries for Canada.
Les Suprêmes (junior) and Nexxice (junior) will travel to Zagreb, Croatia, to compete at the championships which takes place from March 16-17, 2018. In 2015 when the event was last hosted in Zagreb, Croatia, Team Canada (Les Suprêmes) won the nation’s first medal at the championships, a bronze.