Elite skaters ready to compete at the 2018 Autumn Classic International

OTTAWA, ON: Top Canadian and international skaters are headed to Oakville, Ont., for the 2018 Autumn Classic International (#ACI18). The fifth edition of the event will take place from September 20-22, 2018, at the Sixteen Mile Sports Complex. The event is the fifth event on the International Skating Union’s (ISU) 2018 Challenger Series.

The 2018 Autumn Classic International will feature senior events in men, women, pair and ice dance. Canada will have two entries in women and pair, and three entries in men and ice dance. The event will be live streamed on Skate Canada’s Dailymotion page to viewers worldwide.


Discipline Name Age Hometown Club Coach
Men Kevin Reynolds 28 Coquitliam, BC Champs International Skating Centre of BC Joanne McLeod
Men Roman Sadovsky 19 Vaughan, ON York Region Skating Academy Tracey Wainman, Grzegorz Filipowski
Men Bennet Toman 21 Brampton, Ont. Skate Oakville Michelle Leigh
Women Larkyn Austman 20 Coquitlam, B.C. Coquitlam SC Zdenek Pazdirek/ Liz Putnam
Women Alicia Pineault 19 Varennes, Que. CPA Varennes Stéphane Yvars
Pair Kirsten Moore-Towers / Michael Marinaro 26/26 St. Catharines, Ont. / Sarnia, Ont. St. Catharines SC / Point Edward SC Inc. Bruno Marcotte / Richard Gauthier / Sylvie Fullum
Pairs Lori-Ann Matte / Thierry Ferland 19/21 Lévis, Que. / Lévis, Que., CPA St. Romuald – St. Jean / CPA St. Romuald – St. Jean Richard Gauthier / Bruno Marcotte
Ice Dance Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje 29/31 Toronto, Ont. / Waterloo, Ont. Granite Skating Club / Kitchener-Waterloo SC Nikolai Morozov / Igor Shpilband / Pasquale Camerlengo
Ice Dance Carolane Soucisse / Shane Firus 23/24 Châteauguay, Que. / North Vancouver, B.C. CPA Repentigny / CPA Repentigny Marie-France Dubreuil / Patrice Lauzon
Ice Dance Molly Lanaghan / Dmitre Razgulajevs 19/21 Doncaster, England / Ajax, Ont. Scarboro FSC / Scarboro FSC Carol Lane / Jon Lane / Juris Razgulajevs

Carolyn Allwright of Kitchener, Ont., and Alexandra Paul of Midhurst, Ont., will be the Canadian team leaders at the event. Dr. Erika Persson of Edmonton, Alta., and physiotherapist Meghan Buttle of Toronto, Ont., will be the Canadian medical staff at the event. Officials from Canada at the event include Lorna Schroder of Georgetown, Ont., Janice Hunter of West Vancouver, B.C., Jérôme Poulin of Montreal, Que., and Jacqueline Wickett Warren of Manotick, Ont.

For more information and full entries please visit the www.skatecanada.ca.

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