OTTAWA, ON: Team Canada will be competing at two skating events this week in Europe. Senior skaters will be at the 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf, Germany and junior skaters will be at the fifth stop on the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

The 2018 Nebelhorn Trophy is the sixth stop on the International Skating Union’s (ISU) 2018 Challenger Series. Canada will have one entry per discipline in men, women, pair and ice dance, at the event which runs from September 26-29, 2018 in Oberdorf, Germany.

CANADIAN ENTRIES AT 2018 NEBELHORN TROPHY

DISCIPLINE NAME AGE HOMETOWN CLUB COACH
Men Keegan Messing 26 Sherwood Park, Alta. & Brantford, Ont. Sherwood Park FSC Ralph Burghart
Women Alaine Chartrand 22 Prescott, Ont. York Region Skating Academy Tracey Wainman, Grzegorz Filipowski
Pair Evelyn Walsh / Trennt Michaud 17/22 London, Ont. / Trenton, Ont. London SC / Trenton Skating Club Alison Purkiss
Ice Dance Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier 26/26 Toronto, Ont. / Unionville, Ont. Scarboro FSC / Scarboro FSC Carol Lane, Juris Razgulajevs

Mike Slipchuk, Skate Canada High Performance Director, will be the Canadian team leader at the event. Physiotherapist Karen Seymour, of Toronto, Ont., will be the Canadian medical staff onsite. Andrea Derby of Windsor, Ont., and Nicole LeBlanc-Richard of Dieppe, N.B., will be the Canadian officials at the event.

For more information and full entries please visit www.isu.org.

Canada will have six entries at the fifth stop on the ISU Junior Grand of Figure Skating series in Ostrava, Czech Republic, which runs from September 26-29, 2018. Canada will have two entries in men, pair and ice dance.

CANADIAN ENTRIES AT ISU JGP #5 – OSTRAVA, CZECH REPUBLIC

DISCIPLINE NAME AGE HOMETOWN CLUB COACH
Men Joseph Phan 17 Toronto, Ont. CPA Laval Brian Orser
Men Aleksa Rakic 13 Burnaby, B.C. Champs International Skating Centre of B.C. Joanne McLeod
Pair Gabrielle Levesque / Pier-Alexandre Hudon 15/19 Bridgewater, N.S. / Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Que. St. Margaret’s Bay SC / CPA La Pocatière Inc. Charleen Cameron, John Mattatall
Pair Brooke McIntosh / Brandon Toste 13/15 Toronto, Ont. / Mississauga, Ont. Canadian Ice Academy / Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club Andrew Evans
Ice Dance Emmy Bronsard / Aissa Bouaraguia 14/17 Montreal, Que. / Montreal, Que. CPA Gadbois / CPA Gadbois Marie-France Dubreuil, Patrice Lauzon, Romain Haguenauer, Pascal Denis
Ice Dance Olivia McIsaac / Corey Circelli 16/16 Burlington, Ont. / Toronto, Ont. Burlington SC / Toronto Cricket Skating & Curling Club Andrew Hallam, Tracey Wilson

André Bourgeois, Skate Canada NextGen Director, and Manon Perron of Boucherville, Que., will be the Canadian team leaders at the event. Dr. Sari Kraft of Toronto, Ont., and physiotherapist Meaghan Shewchuk of Lloydminster, Alta., will be the Canadian team medical staff on site. Laura Carr of Kelowna, B.C., and Sabrina Wong of Toronto, Ont., will be the Canadian officials at the event.

For results and full entries please visit www.isu.org. All events on the ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit will be livestreamed on the ISU Junior Grand Prix YouTube channel.