OTTAWA, ON: The Canadian skaters competing at the 2018 ISU Adult Figure Skating Competition returned from Oberstdorf, Germany, with a total of 24 medals. The annual event took place from May 14-18, 2018.
Gary Beacom, 1984 Olympian from British Columbia, set a new all-time record of 107.84 points in the Masters Elite III Free Skating category. Also of note, Ontario’s Team Force won silver in synchronized skating.
The following Canadian skaters and teams took home medals in their respective categories:
Gary Beacom – Masters Elite Men III Artistic Free Skating & Masters Elite Men III Free Skating
Donna Bergvinson – Bronze Ladies IV Free Skating
Dawn Brokers and Ken Langlois – Masters Pairs Artistic Free Skating
Tracey Fowler – Silver Ladies III Free Skating
Erin Leach – Gold Ladies II Artistic Free Skating
Donna Bergvinson – Bronze Ladies IV Artistic Free Skating
Isabella Ciocoiu – Silver Ladies III Artistic Free Skating
Linda Maundrell – Bronze Ladies V Artistic Free Skating & Bronze Ladies V Free Skating
Lorelei Murphy – Bronze Ladies III-B Free Skating
Ryoko Natori – Masters Elite Ladies III Artistic Free Skating
Teresa Rambold – Gold Ladies IV Artistic Free Skating & Gold Ladies IV Free Skating
Team Force – Synchronized Skating
Maureen Barnes – Silver Ladies V Artistic Free Skating & Silver Ladies V Free Skating
Deborah Bennett – Bronze Ladies IV Free Skating
Isabella Ciocoiu – Silver Ladies III Free Skating
Kelly Dunwoody – Gold Ladies I Artistic Free Skating
Wendy Ord – Bronze Ladies III-B Free Skating
Donna Reynolds and Ken Langlois – Masters Pattern Dance
Barbara Tkach – Silver Ladies IV Artistic Free Skating & Silver Ladies IV Free Skating
In all, there were over 900 performances from 771 skaters representing 34 ISU member nations, with nine synchronized skating teams among those. A record 68 Canadians participated in the event, including two synchronized skating teams: Team Force and the Scotian Waves.
For the third consecutive year, Vancouver will play host to the North American edition of the ISU Adult Figure Skating Competition. This event will be held at the Canlan Ice Sports Burnaby 8-Rinks Arena from October 10-13, 2018. The official event announcement can be found here.