Junior skaters headed to Croatia for international competition

OTTAWA, ON: Two Canadian junior skaters will be competing at the 30th Golden Bear, an International Skating Union (ISU) annual international and inter-club figure skating event held in Zagreb, Croatia, from October 24-28.

The two Canadian skaters representing Canada at this event include Amelia Orzel and Catherine Carle. Orzel finished third in the novice women’s category at the 2018 Egna Spring Trophy in April.

Carle won a gold medal in the novice women’s category at the 2017 Bavarian Open in Oberstdorf, Germany.

Junior Canadian Entries at Golden Bear-Zagreb, Croatia

Discipline Name Age Hometown Club Coach
Women Amelia Orzel 14 Woodbridge, Ont. York Region Skating Academy WC Eva Najarro
Women Catherine Carle 14 Georgetown, Ont. Skate Oakville Michelle Leigh

Andre Bourgeois, Next Gen Director, will be the team leader for the event and Siobhan Karam of Toronto, Ont. will be the physiotherapist on site. Lorna Schroder of Georgetown, Ont. will be the lone Canadian official at the event.

For more information, please visit www.isu.org.

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