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Skate Canada – OTTAWA, ON: Canadian adult figure skaters are headed to Oberstdorf, Germany for the International Adult Figure Skating Competition from May 19-25, 2019.

This year marks the 15th edition of the prominent adult figure skating competition, which attracts skaters from across the world, including a large group of Canadians each year. This year, 600 competitors from 34 International Skating Union (ISU) member countries are registered to compete. Nine synchronized skating teams have registered, including two teams from Ontario’s EnergICE. Canada will have a 54 member team.

“We are thrilled to see such a dedicated and skillful group of adult skaters heading to Oberstdorf for the 2019 International Adult Figure Skating Competition,” said Debra Armstrong, CEO, Skate Canada. “These skaters are the perfect example of what it means to live a healthy and active lifestyle which Skate Canada values deeply. Best of luck to the Canadian Team.”

Over the seven-day competition, skaters will compete in the following categories:

  • Free Skating
  • Artistic Free Skating
  • Pairs Free Skating
  • Pairs Artistic Free skating
  • Ice Dance- Pattern Dance
  • Ice Dance- Rhythm Dance
  • Ice Dance- Free Dance
  • Synchronized Skating

The Canadian delegation includes skaters from British Columbia, Ontario and Alberta.

British Columbia
Gary Beacom
Maureen Bennie
Donna Bergvinson
Isabella Ciocoiu
Joanne Johnson
Linda Maundrell
Wendy Morris
Henrietta Penny
Jacqueline Parser
Linda Reynolds
Lesley Ricci
Alanna Rittich
Karen Smith

Cathy McLean
Krista Wright
Natasha Sopel
Elina Viola

Karen Ciprietti
Patricia Clarke
Laura Goode
Fred Gutz
Ken Langlois
Carol Ann Lehovich
Cathy Lynd
Jennifer Powell
Barbara Tkach
Angie Zurita

Synchro Teams (Ontario)
EnergICE – Adult 2 and 3
Melissa Becker
Laura Blake
Melanie Chapman
Deanna Collins
Melissa Collver
Dodi DeLeye
Michelle Docker
Jennifer Elsdon
Carly Ens
Katrina Ferguson 
Jennifer Fink
Elizabeth Gough
Carmina Halstead
Tracy Knack
Katie Knight
Tammy Lama
Jade Mercier
Laurie Milne 
Anne Marie Moss
Debbie Murray
Adrianna Otten 
Victoria Phillips 
Stacey Robinson
Jessica Sinnesael
Erin Slager
Kendra Walker
Breanne Wilson

For further information, please visit This event will be live streamed.

Media Inquiries:
Diana Barkley
ISU Adult Figure Skating Group