VANCOUVER, B.C. (October 4, 2023) – Skate Canada is thrilled to announce that Canadian figure skating legend Patrick Chan has been appointed as the Event Ambassador for the highly anticipated 2023 Skate Canada International. This prestigious event is set to take place from October 27-29, 2023, at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre in Vancouver, B.C., and will showcase world-class figure skating talent from across the globe.
Patrick Chan, a three-time World Champion and two-time Olympic silver medalist, brings his unparalleled expertise and passion for figure skating to the role of Event Ambassador. As a beloved and iconic figure in the sport, his involvement will undoubtedly elevate the excitement and prestige surrounding the event.
In his role as Event Ambassador, Patrick Chan will play a vital role in promoting the event, engaging with fans, and supporting the athletes throughout the competition. He will also participate in various activities and ceremonies, inspiring the next generation of skaters and fostering a sense of community among skating enthusiasts.
“I am honoured to serve as the Event Ambassador for the 2023 Skate Canada International,” said Chan. “This competition holds a special place in my heart as it has been a significant part of my journey in figure skating. It will be a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the sport I love and to connect with fans and fellow athletes.”
Skate Canada International is one of the most prestigious figure skating events on the international calendar, attracting top skaters from around the world. The competition serves as a crucial stop on the road to the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final® and provides athletes with the opportunity to earn valuable qualifying points. Fans can expect to witness breathtaking performances in the singles, pair, and ice dance categories.
Single session tickets for 2023 Skate Canada International are currently available for purchase via Ticketmaster, with prices starting at $45 plus taxes and fees.
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