OTTAWA, ON: Canada will have two junior synchronized skating teams at the 2020 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships, in Nottingham, Great Britain, from March 13-14, 2020. Les Supremes junior and NEXXICE junior will be the teams representing Canada at the event.
Canadian junior silver medallists, Les Supremes, qualified for this event by winning gold at the 2020 Winterfest. Last season, Les Supremes, finished sixth at the 2019 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships. This season, the representatives of CPA Saint-Leonard finished third at Lumiere Cup and seventh at French Cup. They are coached by Marilyn Langlois, Pascal Denis, Kassandra Patenaude and Cathy Dalton.
Canadian junior champions, NEXXICE, qualified for this event by finishing second at the 2020 Winterfest. Last year, the team finished eighth at the 2019 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships. This season, NEXXICE took home a bronze medal at the California Cup and finished sixth at French Cup. They are coached by Trish Perdue-Mills.
Joanne Shaw of Guelph, Ont., will be the Canadian team leader at the event. Dr. Ed Pilat of Winnipeg, Man., and physiotherapist Paige Larson of North Vancouver, B.C., will be the Canadian medical staff onsite. Karen Robertson of Chelsea, Que., will be the Canadian team official and Susan Morriss of Victoria, B.C., will be the Canadian official attending the event.
For more information, please visit www.isu.org.