Entries by Skate Canada

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 […]

Canadian Skaters Travel to Germany for Nebelhorn Trophy

OTTAWA, ON: Canada will send six skaters, for a total of four entries to Nebelhorn Trophy, a senior international competition in Oberstdorf, Germany. The event is held from September 25-28, 2013, at the Eislaufzentrum Oberstdorf. Canada will be represented in all four disciplines: men’s, ladies, pair, and ice dance. Jeremy Ten, 24, Vancouver, B.C., will […]

ISU Junior Grand Prix Makes its Fifth Stop in Belarus

OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada will send nine athletes for a total of six entries at the fifth stop on the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Minsk, Belarus from September 25-29, 2013. Canada will be represented in all four disciplines: ladies, men’s, pair and ice dance. Canadian bronze medalist Alaine Chartrand, 17, Prescott, […]

Canadian ice dancers fifth in Junior Grand Prix debut

GDANSK, Poland –  Brianna Delmaestro of Port Moody, B.C., and Timothy Lum of Burnaby, B.C., placed fifth in ice dancing on Saturday to conclude their international debut at the fourth stop on the ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit. The Canadian couple only joined forces this past April after skating with different partners last season.  Delmaestro […]

Canada’s Gabrielle Daleman wins bronze at ISU Junior Grand Prix

GDANSK, Poland – Gabrielle Daleman of Newmarket, Ont., lost a hair clip in the middle of her performance but still won the the bronze medal in women’s competition on Friday at the fourth stop on the ISU Junior Grand figure skating circuit. Evgenia Medvedeva of Russia took the gold with 179.96 points for her second […]

Gilles and Poirier building their strength on the ice

One thing is perfectly clear: ice dancing is a dangerous, taxing sport. The statement may have seemed absurd at one time, but no more, not with a judging system that asks so much of the ballroom breed. In the span of a few short years, Tessa Virtue has suffered from chronic Eexertional compartment syndrome in […]

Canadian Skaters Continue on ISU Junior Grand Prix Circuit in Poland

OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada will have seven skaters for a total of five entries at the fourth stop on the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Gdansk, Poland, from September 18-21, 2013. Canada will be represented in three disciplines, men’s, ladies, and ice dance. Nam Nguyen, 15, Burnaby, B.C., will be the Canadian […]