Entries by Skate Canada

Tallinn, Estonia Marks Final Stop on 2013-2014 ISU Junior Grand Prix Circuit

OTTAWA, ON: Canada will send eight athletes, for a total five entries to Tallinn, Estonia, for the seventh and final stop on the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating. The event will run from October 9-12, 2013 and Canada will have competitors in ladies, pair and ice dance. Canadian silver medalist Gabrielle Daleman, 15, […]

Virtue and Moir Start Season off Golden in Finland

OTTAWA, ON: Tessa Virtue, 24, London, Ont., and Scott Moir, 26, Ilderton, Ont., came out strong in their first international competition of the season. They took gold in the senior ice dance category at the Finlandia Trophy, a senior international competition in Espoo, Finland. Virtue and Moir won the short dance with 67.23 points and […]

Edwards and Pang reach podium at ISU Junior Grand Prix

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic – Ice dancers Madeline Edwards of Port Moody, B.C., and Zhao KaiPang of Burnaby, B.C., collected their second medal this season on the ISU Junior Grand Prix figure skating circuit earning the bronze on Friday. Edwards and Pang posted the second best free dance of the day for third overall with 133.39 […]

Canadians win two bronze at Nebelhorn Trophy

OBERTSDORF, Germany – Jeremy Ten of Vancouver and ice dancers Alexandra Paul and Mitchell Islam of Barrie, Ont., won bronze medals on Saturday at the Nebelhorn Trophy senior figure skating competition. In men’s competition, Nobunari Oda of Japan took the gold with 262.98 points, Jason Brown of the U.S. was second at 228.43 and Ten […]

Determined Mallet shines in international debut

OBERTSDORF, Germany – Persistency has paid off for 19-year-old Veronik Mallet of Sept-Iles, Que., as she placed fourth in women’s singles in in her international debut Friday at the Nebelhorn Trophy figure skating competition. Elena Radionova of Russia won the gold medal with 188.21 points, Miki Ando of Japan was second at 162.86 and Ashley […]

Canadian pair fifth at ISU Junior Grand Prix stop

MINSK, Belarus – Julianne Séguin of Longueuil, Que., and Charlie Bilodeau of Trois-Pistoles, Que., placed fifth in pairs on Friday to conclude their first international assignment at the fifth stop on the ISU Junior Grand Prix figure skating circuit. Kamilla Gainetdinova and Ivan Bich of Russia took the gold with 142.38 points, Madeline Aaron and […]

Mervin Tran dons the maple leaf with new partner Natasha Purich

It’s nothing new for a skater named Tran to navigate unexpected turns in his life and his career. From September 25 to 28, Mervin Tran will find himself at the Nebelhorn Trophy in Germany with his new pair partner, Natasha Purich, a fiery redhead from Alberta who will compete in only her second senior competition. […]

Skate Canada Honours Monica Lockie with the Community NCCP Coach Developer Award

OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada is excited to announce that Monica Lockie is a recipient of the Community NCCP Coach Developer Award, created by the Coaching Association of Canada and presented by Investors Group. The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) created the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Coach Developer Awards to recognize outstanding individuals who go […]

2013 Sports Day in Canada

Calling all skating clubs across Canada — it’s time to lace up your skates and get ready to show off our sport! On Saturday, November 30, 2013 communities across Canada will be participating in Sports Day in Canada. Sports Day in Canada is a national celebration of sport, from grassroots to high-performance and is an […]