Entries by Skate Canada

Big scores for Chan, Virtue/Moir at ISU Grand Prix

PARIS – World champion Patrick Chan of Toronto broke his world record score in Friday’s short program to stand first in men’s competition at the Trophee Eric Bompard ISU Grand Prix figure skating competition. Later on, Olympic champions Tessa Virtue of London, Ont., and Scott Moir of Ilderton, Ont., posted a personal best score for […]

Skate Canada congratulates Dr. Jane Moran on IOC appointment

OTTAWA, ON: Dr. Jane Moran of Victoria, B.C. was recently appointed to the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Medical Commission’s Games Group.  The long-time chair of the International Skating Union’s (ISU) Medical Commission was chosen as the representative of the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations. “Dr. Moran is a true advocate for the well-being of athletes. She is […]

Single event tickets for the 2014 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships on Sale November 14

OTTAWA, ON: Single event tickets for the 2014 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships in Ottawa, Ont., will go on sale Thursday, November 14 at 10:00 (ET). The 100th anniversary of the event will take place from January 9-15, 2014 at the Canadian Tire Centre. Senior competition prices range from $10-$60, plus applicable surcharges. Junior/novice competition […]

Six Canadian figure skating coaches win 2013 Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards

OTTAWA, ON: Six Canadian figure skating coaches received the 2013 Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Award over the weekend. The awards were presented Friday, November 8th by the Coaching Association of Canada at the annual Sport Leadership Awards ceremony, during the Petro-Canada Sport Leadership conference in Calgary, Alta. The Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards recognize coaches whose athletes […]

Reynolds withdraws from figure skating’s Rostelecom Cup in Russia

OTTAWA, ON:  Continuing issues with breaking in skating boots will keep Kevin Reynolds, 23, Coquitlam, B.C., out of his second assignment on the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Circuit. The event will run from November 22-24, 2013, in Moscow, Russia. Skate Canada’s High Performance Director, Mike Slipchuk outlined the reason behind the decision. “It […]

Lawrence and Swiegers sixth at NHK Trophy

TOKYO – Paige Lawrence of Kennedy, Sask., and Rudi Swiegers of Kipling, Sask.,  took sixth spot on Saturday in pairs at the NHK Trophy ISU Grand Prix figure skating competition. Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov of Russia won the gold medal with 236.49 points.  Cheng Peng and Hao Zhang of China were second at 182.18 […]