Entries by Skate Canada

Looking back on a 100 Years of Champions

Hey, Louis Rubenstein, you with your dashing black bowler hat, moustache and sense of adventure: could you ever have imagined that 100 years after you created the first official Canadian figure skating championship in 1914, that Canada would be fielding the largest team of skaters in the world to the Sochi Olympic Games? It wasn’t […]

Kim DeGuise Leveillee wins junior women’s crown with powerful performance

There is no substitute for hard work and confidence, Kim DeGuise Leveillee has found. On Wednesday, the 15-year-old skater from Sorel-Tracy, Que., won the junior women’s title at the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. The win meant even more, that DeGuise Leveillee finished 17th – next to last – in the junior women’s category last […]

The future looks bright for Canadian novice champion Sarah Tamura

OTTAWA: Sarah Tamura and Megan Yim are Canada’s answer to the flood of triple-jumping, overachieving Russian woman who are dominating international competition. Tamura is a 12-year-old who on Tuesday, just became Canadian novice champion, while her training mate, Yim, also 12, finished third. Caught in between the two tiny dynamos is Kim Decelles, 15, of […]