Entries by Skate Canada

Stellato-Dudek & Deschamps Golden at Four Continents

Shanghai, China (February 3, 2024) – Canadian pair skaters Deanna Stellato-Dudek of Chicago, USA and Maxime Deschamps of Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que., won their first major championships gold medal on Saturday in Shanghai, China at the ISU Four Continents Championships, setting themselves up nicely for the World Championships in Montreal this March. The two-time Canadian national champions […]

Canadian Figure Skaters in Medal Contention at Four Continents

Shanghai, China (February 2, 2024) – Canadian figure skaters sit in medal contention in both the ice dance and pair competitions following the first two days of competition at the ISU Four Continents Championships taking place in Shanghai, China, while Madeline Schizas and Sara-Maude Dupuis both finished in the top-10 in the women’s competition. Schizas, […]

Historic Team Bronze to Close-Out Winter Youth Olympic Games for Canada

Gangwon, South Korea (February 1, 2024) – The figure skating team event made its debut at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangwon, South Korea on Thursday after being a mixed-nations event at previous Games, and the Canadian team, composed of Audra Gans and Michael Boutsan, Annika Behnke and Kole Sauve, David Li, and […]

Two Top-10 Finishes for Canadian Ice Dancers at Youth Olympic Games

Gangwon, South Korea (January 30, 2024) – Canadian skaters wrapped up the individual competition portion of the 2024 Youth Olympic Games in Gangwon, South Korea on Tuesday with two top-10 finishes in ice dance, and an 11th place for Kaiya Ruiter in women’s singles. Audra Gans and Michael Boutsan from Prévost, Que., had the top […]

Skate Canada’s Response to the ISU’s Statement Regarding the Awarding of Medals for the 2022 Beijing Olympic Games Figure Skating Team Competition

Skate Canada is extremely disappointed with the International Skating Union’s (ISU) position on the long-awaited awarding of medals for the 2022 Beijing Olympic Games Figure Skating Team Competition. The Court for Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled that in addition to a four-year ban from competition, the ban includes “the disqualification [of] all competitive results” achieved […]

International Synchronized Skating Season Continues

OTTAWA, ON (January 29, 2024) – The international synchronized skating season continues in February with Canadian junior, senior, and elite 12 teams competing in three events. Both the French Cup (Rouen, France) and the Challenger Series PGE Hevelius Cup (Gdansk, Poland) will take place from February 1-3, 2024, while the Challenger Series Marie Lundmark Trophy […]

Pairs Gold for Behnke and Sauve at 2024 Youth Olympic Games

Gangwon, South Korea (January 29, 2024) – Annika Behnke and Kole Sauve made Canadian figure skating history on Monday at the 2024 Youth Olympic Games in Gangwon, South Korea as they won Canada’s first-ever gold medal, and first-ever individual event medal at a Youth Olympic Games. Behnke from Peace River, Alta., and Sauve of Grand […]

Skate Canada Statement on the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s Ruling

Skate Canada applauds the decision made by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) regarding Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva’s doping violation during the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. This ruling underscores the significance of stringent anti-doping measures and the need for continuous vigilance in protecting the integrity of figure skating and all sports. Skate Canada […]

Les Suprêmes Synchronized Skating Team Win Gold at Budapest Cup

Budapest, Hungary (January 22, 2024) – The international synchronized skating season got started this weekend in Budapest, Hungary with the Budapest Cup, and the reigning world championship team, Les Suprêmes, from Saint-Léonard, Que., showed that they are still the team to beat by winning gold in the senior event. The team had a good fight […]