International Competition Returns to Canada at Autumn Classic International in Pierrefonds, Quebec
OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada will send 16 entries for a total of 24 skaters to Skate Canada’s Autumn Classic International (#ACI21) in Pierrefonds, Que., Skate Canada will have five entries in men, three entries in women, as well as four entries in both ice dance and pairs. The 2021 Autumn Classic International is the second event in the 2021/2022 ISU Challenger Series. The ISU Challenger Series provides an opportunity for senior skaters to compete at an international level and earn world ranking points. Please note that the men’s discipline will be a domestic event only. The 2021 Autumn Classic International will take place from September 16 to 18, 2021 at the Sportplexe Pierrefonds.
CANADIAN ENTRIES AT ISU CS 2021 AUTUMUN CLASSIC INTERNATIONAL – PIERREFONDS, QUE.
Nam Nguyen (23) / Ajax, Ont. / Richmond Hill Training Centre / Coached by Robert Burke and Danielle Rose
Conrad Orzel (21) / Woodbridge, Ont. / Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club / Coached by Brian Orser and Tracey Wilson
Beres Clements (20) / Gibson, B.C. / Champs International Skating Centre of British Columbia / Coached By Joanne McLeod and Neil Wilson
Samuel Angers (28) / Varennes, Que. / CPA Varennes / Coached by Guylaine Blouin
Bennet Toman (24) / Brampton, Ont. / Skate Oakville / Coached by Michelle Leigh and Kathy Zahakos
Emily Bausback (19) / Vancouver, B.C. / Champs International Skating Centre of British Columbia / Coached by Joanne McLeod and Neil Wilson
Gabrielle Daleman (23) / Newmarket, Ont. / Granite Club / Coached by Lee Barkell
Alison Schumacher (23) / Tecumseh, Ont./ Toronto Cricket Skating & Curling Club / Coached by Joey Russell, Tracy Wilson and Ghislain Briand
Vanessa James (34) and Eric Radford (36) / Scarborough, Ont. and Balmertown, Ont. / EPJM and C.P.A Saint Léonard / Coached by Julie Marcotte
Evelyn Walsh (20) and Trennt Michaud (25) / London, Ont. and Trenton, Ont. / Brantford SC and Trenton Skating Club / Coached by Alison Purkiss
Lori-Ann Matte (22) and Thierry Ferland (25) / Lévis, Que. and Lévis, Que. / CPA St. Romuald and St. Jean Levis/ Coached by Ian Connolly
Deanna Stellato-Dudek (38) and Maxime Deschamps (30) / Vaudreuil, Que. and Vaudreuil, Que./ CPAR Vaudreuil and CPAR Vaudreuil / Coached by Ian Connolly
Piper Gilles (29) and Paul Poirier (30) / Toronto, Ont. and Unionville, Ont. / Ice Dance Ellite, Scarboro FSC and
Ice Dance Ellite, Scarboro FSC / Coached by Carol Lane, Juris Razgulajevs and Jon Lane
Marjorie Lajoie (19) and Zachary Lagha (19) / Boucherville, Que. and Saint-Hubert, Que. / CPA Boucherville and CPA Saint-Lambert / Coached by Marie-France Dubreuil, Patrice Lauzon and Romain Haguenauer
Carolane Soucisse (26) and Shane Firus (27) / Châteauguay, Que. and North Vancouver, B.C. / CPA Repentigny and CPA Repentigny / Coached by Carol Lane and Juris Razgulajevs
Haley Sales (24) and Nikolas Wamsteeker (25) / Kelowna, B.C. and Langley, B.C. / Kelowna SC and Champs International Skating Centre of British Columbia / Coached by Scott Moir
Mike Slipchuk, Skate Canada High Performance Director and Josée Bourdon, Skate Canada Senior Manager, High Performance Coaching will be the Canadian team leaders at this event. Physiotherapist Josiane Roberge of Sillery, Que., and Dr. Erika Persson of Edmonton, Alta., will be the Canadian medical staff on site. Jérôme Poulin of Montreal, Que., Reaghan Fortin of Auroa, Ont., Véronique Gosselin of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., and Ron Conacher of Toronto, Ont., will be the team officials at the event.