Entries by Skate Canada

Men, Pairs and Ice Dance Titles Awarded at 2022-2023 Skate Canada Challenge

WINNIPEG, MB (December 1, 2022) – New partners Lia Pereira of Milton, Ont., and Trennt Michaud of Trenton, Ont., took the pairs title on Thursday in the first night of free skates at the 2022-2023 Skate Canada Challenge – Junior/Senior event with a score of 182.22. This marked their second competition together after winning the […]

ISU Grand Prix Final to Showcase 10 Canadian Junior & Senior Skaters

OTTAWA, ON (December 1, 2022) – Following a spectacular season that saw Canadians win countless medals on the world stage, 10 athletes will be capping off the Grand Prix season at the ISU Grand Prix Final in Torino, Italy from December 8-11, 2022. In the junior field, one pair and ice dance team will be […]

New Pair Team to Compete at the 54th Golden Spin of Zagreb

OTTAWA, ON (November 29, 2022) – The ISU Challenger series is scheduled to come to an end with the 54th Golden Spin of Zagreb taking place in Sisak, Croatia from December 7-10, 2022. Canada will be sending a small team to the event, including one woman, one man and one pair team.   National champion Madeline […]

Gilles and Poirier Earn Second Grand Prix Win This Season

ESPOO, Finland (November 26, 2022) – Ice dancers Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier posted their best-ever international score and won the gold medal Saturday at the season’s last stop on the ISU Grand Prix figure skating circuit. The Toronto skaters were victors in their two Grand Prix assignments this season which assures them a berth […]

Winnipeg to Host Over 200 Canadian Skaters

OTTAWA, ON (November 23, 2022) – More than 200 skaters from across the country are set to compete at the 2022-2023 Skate Canada Challenge – Junior/Senior in Winnipeg, Manitoba from November 30 to December 3, 2022. Skate Canada Challenge serves as a qualifying event for junior and senior skaters to earn entries to the 2023 Canadian […]

Six Canadian Skaters Head to Final Grand Prix of the Season

OTTAWA, ON (November 21, 2022) – Six experienced athletes are set to compete for Canada at the final Grand Prix of the season in Espoo, Finland, which will mark the last qualifying event before the ISU Grand Prix Final in Torino, Italy. Team Canada will be comprised of two entries in ice dance as well […]

Canadian skaters gain valuable international experience at Warsaw Cup

WARSAW – Canadian teams in pairs and ice dancing launched their international careers at the Warsaw Cup, a stop on the ISU Challenger Series figure skating circuit, which continued on Saturday. In ice dancing, Emmy Bronsard of Montreal and Jacob Richmond of St-Lambert, Que., took seventh overall. They ranked seventh for their rhythm dance on […]

Canada’s Fournier Beaudry and Soerensen win first Grand Prix gold

SAPPORO, Japan – Canadian ice dancers Laurence Fournier Beaudry and Nikolaj Soerensen earned their first career gold on the ISU Grand Prix figure skating circuit on Saturday at the NHK Trophy. The Montreal skaters totalled 210.41 points, a career high at the international level. It was one of two medals on the day for Canada. […]

New Faces Make Their International Skating Debut in Warsaw

OTTAWA, ON (November 15, 2022) – Four Canadian athletes will be making their international debut at the Warsaw Cup in Warsaw, Poland from November 17-20, 2022. The Warsaw Cup is the ninth in a series of ten events that are part of the 2022-23 Figure Skating Challenger Series.   Oakville natives Tilda Alteryd and Gabriel Farand […]

Six Skaters to Represent Canada at the NHK Trophy in Japan

OTTAWA, ON (November 14, 2022) – After a successful trip to Sheffield, Great Britain, Canadian skaters make their way to Sapporo, Japan for the fifth stop on the ISU Grand Prix circuit. Canada will be sending a small squad comprised of two men and one team in pair and ice dance at the NHK Trophy, scheduled […]

Lajoie and Lagha win second Grand Prix medal this season

SHEFFIELD, England (November 13, 2022) – Canadian ice dancers Marjorie Lajoie and Zachary Lagha stepped on the podium for the second time this season on the ISU Grand Prix figure skating circuit finishing third Sunday at the MK John Wilson Trophy. Charlene Guignard and Marco Fabbri of Italy, the winners at last week’s Grand Prix […]