Les Suprêmes Synchronized Skating Team in Hungary for 2017 Budapest Cup
Skate Canada – OTTAWA, ON: Canada will have one team competing at the 2017 Budapest Cup in Budapest, Hungary from March 16-19, 2017, at the Tüskecsarnok arena. Les Suprêmes will represent Canada in the senior category at the competition.
This season, Les Suprêmes won the bronze medal at the 2017 Leon Lurje trophy in Sweden and won the silver medal at the 2017 Canadian championships, qualifying for the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships® 2017 in Colorado Springs, CO, USA. Last season, they won the silver medal at the Neuchâtel Trophy, placed fourth at the French Cup, won the gold medal at the 2016 Canadian championships, and placed fifth at the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships® 2016. The representatives of CPA Saint-Léonard are coached by Marilyn Langlois, assisted by Pascal Denis and Amélie Brochu.
Susan Morriss of Victoria, B.C., will be the sole Canadian official at the event.
For more information on the event please visit www.isu.org.
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Emma Bowie, Communications Manager
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