OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada is pleased to announce the 2021-22 National Team. The National team is consisted of 24 members, which includes three men, three women, four pair teams and five ice dance teams.
To be named to the National Team, a skater must finish in the top three in senior men, women, pair and ice dance disciplines at the 2020 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships and/or be assigned to the 2021 ISU World Figure Skating Championships and/or be assigned to a 2021 ISU Grand Prix event and must be competing in the 2021-22 season. Skate Canada has the discretion to add athletes/teams during the 2021-22 season
Skate Canada also announced the three teams that will make up the Skate Canada Synchronized Skating National Team. The Synchronized National Team comprises those teams finishing in the top three in senior discipline at the 2020 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships.
Their appointment to the National Team is effective from July 1, 2021, through to June 30, 2022.
Kirsten Moore-Towers, 29, St. Catharines, Ont. & Michael Marinaro, 29, Sarnia, Ont.
Evelyn Walsh, 20, London, Ont. & Trennt Michaud, 25, Trenton, Ont.
Vanessa James, 33, Scarborough, Ont. & Eric Radford, 36, Balmertown, Ont.
Lori Ann Matte, 21, Lévis, Que. & Thierry Ferland, 23, Lévis, Que.
Piper Gilles, 29, Toronto, Ont. & Paul Poirier, 29, Unionville, Ont.
Laurence Fournier Beaudry, 29, Montreal, Que. & Nikolaj Sorensen, 32, Montreal, Que.
Marjorie Lajoie, 20, Boucherville, Que. & Zachary Lagha, 22, Saint-Hubert, Que.
Carolane Soucisse, 26, Chateauguay, Que. & Shane Firus, 27, North Vancouver, B.C.
Haley Sales, 24, Burnaby, B.C., & Nikolas Wamsteeker, 24, Langley, B.C.