Entries by Skate Canada

Canadian Skaters Head to Germany for Nebelhorn Trophy

OTTAWA, ON:Skate Canada will send six entries, for a total of nine skaters to Oberstdorf, Germany, for the Nebelhorn Trophy, a senior international competition part of the ISU’s new Challenger Series. The event is held from September 25-27, 2014, at the Eissportzentrum Oberstdorf. Canada will have two entries per category in men’s and ice dance, […]

Virtue and Moir announce plans for 2014-2015 season

OTTAWA, ON: Canada’s most decorated ice dance team, Tessa Virtue, 25, London, Ont. and Scott Moir, 27, Ilderton, Ont. have decided not to compete during the upcoming skating season. The 2010 Olympic champions and double 2014 Olympic silver medalists are not ruling out future competitions, but plan to sit out this season. They will still […]

Inspiring Canadians to skate with the new CanSkate program

It looks like organized chaos: helmeted toddlers on tiny blades whizzing about every which way on the frosty rinks of Canada. Not one of them stands still or waits a turn to try out that forward stroke, that tottery stop. It’s go-go-go amid an array of colourful props. Most importantly, they look as if they […]

Injury will keep skater Kaetlyn Osmond out of fall competitions

OTTAWA, ON:  A fall during a training session last week will keep Canadian champion and Olympic silver medallist (team) Kaetlyn Osmond off ice for at least the next six weeks.  The 18-year old native of Marystown, Nfld., who now lives and trains in Alberta, represents Edmonton’s Ice Palace FSC. On Thursday, September 11th, during a […]

Gold for Canada’s Edwards and Pang at ISU Junior Grand Prix

AICHI, Japan – Madeline Edwards of Port Moody, B.C., and ZhaoKai Pang of Burnaby, B.C., won the gold medal in ice dancing on Sunday at the fourth stop on the ISU Junior Grand Prix figure skating circuit. Edwards and Pang earned their second medal this season on the circuit tabulating 134.42 points. The performance should […]

Orford and Williams win silver at 2014 U.S. International Skating Classic

SALT LAKE CITY – Nicole Orford of Burnaby, B.C., and Thomas Williams of Okotoks, Alta., were narrowly edged for gold on Saturday in ice dancing at the 2014 U.S. International Skating Classic figure skating competition. The event is the first on the ISU’s new Challenger Series. Alexandra Aldridge and Daniel Eaton of the U.S. hung […]

Canadian ice dancers in medal hunt at ISU Junior Grand Prix

AICHI, Japan – Madeline Edwards of Port Moody, B.C., and ZhaoKai Pang of Burnaby, B.C., are once again in the medal hunt at an international figure skating competition after placing second in Saturday’s short dance at the fourth stop on the ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit. Rachel Parsons and Michael Parson of the U.S., are […]

New Canadian pair fourth in international debut

SALT LAKE CITY – Brittany Jones and Joshua Reagan of Toronto took fourth spot in pairs on Friday night in their international debut at the 2014 U.S. International Skating Classic figure skating competition. The event is the first on the ISU’s new Challenger Series. In pairs, Jones and Reagan skated a clean long program for […]

Skaters step up and show their wares at High Performance Camp

The post-Olympic Skate Canada High Performance Camp, held at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga last week, was most unusual. Firstly, Canada’s Olympic dance stars, Tessa Virtue and a tanned Scott Moir, strode into the rink without skates and sat in the stands, watching. For the past half-dozen years, they’d been honing their skills, finding their […]