Entries by Skate Canada

Twelve Canadian Skaters Head to Europe to Compete in ISU Challenger Series

OTTAWA, ON (October 2, 2023) – A total of 12 Canadian skaters will make their way across the pond this month to compete at two ISU Challenger Series events. Eight skaters will be representing Canada at the Finlandia Trophy from October 4-8, 2023 in Espoo, Finland, while four additional skaters will be taking part in […]

Double podium for Canadian Pair Skaters at Junior Grand Prix in Poland

Gdansk, Poland (October 1, 2023) – Canadian junior pair skaters had a fantastic competition in Gdansk, Poland this week at the sixth stop on the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating circuit, coming home with two medals – a gold for Ava Kemp and Yohnatan Elizarov, both of Winnipeg, and bronze for Jazmine Desrochers […]

Madeline Schizas Brings Home Bronze from Nepela Memorial

Bratislava, Slovakia (October 1, 2023) – Madeline Schizas of Oakville, Ont., the reigning Canadian Champion in women’s figure skating, captured a bronze medal at the Nepela Memorial ISU Challenger Cup Series event that wrapped up Saturday in Bratislava, Slovakia. “I’m really happy with my skates here this week. Not perfect, but a big step-up from […]

Skate Canada’s Journey Towards Indigenous Engagement

On this National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we take a moment to pause, listen, learn and be part of meaningful change. It is not a process that begins and ends on a single day, but an ongoing commitment of time and effort. Skate Canada has launched several initiatives around Indigenous engagement, and we will […]

Six Canadian Skaters to Compete at Final ISU Junior Grand Prix in Armenia

OTTAWA, ON (September 27, 2023) – Canada is excited to unveil the team of six athletes that will be competing at the final ISU Junior Grand Prix of the season, which will take place from October 4-7, 2023 in Yerevan, Armenia. The Canadian contingent boasts a remarkable group of young talents, including two men and […]

Pair Skaters Pereira & Michaud Narrowly Miss Podium at Nebelhorn Trophy Event

Oberstdorf, Germany (September 23, 2023) – Canadian pair skaters Lia Pereira, 18, of Milton, Ont., and Trennt Michaud, 26, of Trenton, Ont., narrowly missed the podium at the Nebelhorn Trophy ISU Challenge Series event which wrapped up Saturday in Oberstdorf, Germany, finishing fourth with a total score of 188.94 – just 0.07 points behind the […]

Kent & Laliberté-Laurent Bring Home Bronze from Junior Grand Prix in Hungary

Budapest, Hungary (September 23, 2023) – Martina Ariano Kent of Mount Royal, Que., and Charly Laliberté-Laurent, of Boucherville, Que., are coming home with their second ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating event medal after capturing bronze in the pair event this Saturday in Budapest, Hungary. Ariano Kent, 16, and Laliberté-Laurent, 17, were in a […]

The Evolution of Bruno Delmaestro: From Skating Champion to Coaching Icon

Building the champions of tomorrow is every coach’s dream. It takes years of commitment, dedication, patience, and sacrifice. In figure skating and hockey, it means time away from your family, late nights and early mornings at the rink and countless days on the road. Esteemed skating coach and BC Section Skate Canada Competitive Coach of […]

Sixteen Canadian Athletes to Compete at September Challenger Events 

OTTAWA, ON (September 18, 2023) – Sixteen Canadian athletes across four disciplines are set to compete at the ISU Challenger Series events taking place over the next two weeks. A team of ten skaters will be representing Canada at the Nebelhorn Trophy from September 20-23, 2023 in Oberstdorf, Germany, while six additional skaters will be […]

Canadian Skaters Gain Valuable Experience at Junior Grand Prix in Japan

Osaka, Japan (September 16, 2023) – The fourth ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating competition wrapped up Saturday in Osaka, Japan with lots of lessons learned and experience gained for the seven Canadian athletes that competed. Chloe Nguyen, 18, of Vancouver and Brendan Giang, 19, of Burnaby, B.C., were hoping to get on the […]

Bronze for Gogolev to Close out Autumn Classic International

Pierrefonds, Quebec (September 16, 2023) – The 2023 Autumn Classic International skating competition wrapped up on Saturday in Pierrefonds, Que., and was headlined by Canadian Stephen Gogolev of Toronto bringing home a bronze medal in the men’s event. Gogolev, who was sitting in second following his short program, struggled a bit with his free skate […]