Canadian Synchro Teams Kick Off Their International Season

OTTAWA, ON (January 16, 2023) – After showcasing their programs last week at the 2023 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships, Canadian junior and senior synchronized skating teams will begin their international competition season with two events in January. The 2023 Mozart Cup will be taking place in Salzburg, Austria from January 19-21, 2023, followed by the 2023 Leon Lurje Trophy in Gothenburg, Sweden from January 27-29, 2023. 

Canadian champions NEXXICE senior will be the sole Canadian entry at the 2023 Mozart Cup. Nexxice is a twelve-time Canadian champion and finished just off the podium at the 2022 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships.   

The 2023 Leon Lurje Trophy will see both Nova and Les Suprêmes compete at the senior level. Both teams recently competed at the 2023 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships where they finished in second and third place respectively.  

In the junior category, recent national championship medalists Les Suprêmes junior and Gold Ice junior will both be vying for a place on the podium. 

Team Canada – 2023 Mozart Cup 

Name | Coach | Training Location 


Nexxice | Burlington, Ont. | Shelley Simonton-Barnett & Jennifer Beauchamp-Crichton | Burlington, Ont.  

Team Canada – 2023 Leon Lurje Trophy  


Les Suprêmes | Amélie Brochu, Pascal Denis & Marilyn Langlois | St. Leonard, Que. 
Nova | Marie-France Sirois | St. Hubert, Que. 


Les Suprêmes | Amélie Brochu, Pascal Denis & Marilyn Langlois | St. Leonard, Que.
Gold Ice | Jessica Brown, Jasmine Gagnon, Ashley Greenhalgh & Andrea Nesbitt | Brampton, Ont.  

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