Nexxice synchronized skating team in France for 2018 French Cup Canadian synchronized skating teams take home medals from 2018 international events
Skate Canada – OTTAWA, ON: Canada will have one team competing at the 24th annual French Cup in Rouen, France. The international synchronized skating competition takes place from February 2-4, 2018, at the Centre sportif Guy Boissière.
World bronze medallists Nexxice senior will be the sole Canadian team at the event. Last year, they placed fourth at this event. The representatives of the Burlington Skating Centre also won the gold medal at the 2017 Trophy d’Ecosse last season. The 2017 Canadian champions are coached by Shelley Simonton Barnett and Anne Schelter.
Diane Kamagianis of Mission, Ont., will be the sole Canadian official at the event.
Canadian synchronized skating teams take home medals from 2018 international events
Last week, Les Suprêmes senior and Les Suprêmes junior competed at the 2018 Mozart Cup in Salzburg, Austria. Les Suprêmes senior took home the gold medal, producing the top short program and free program, scoring 66.70 and 118.42 respectively, for a total of 185.12.
Les Suprêmes junior won the bronze medal with a short program score of 57.84 and free program score of 100.88, for a total score of 158.72.
Nexxice junior also claimed a bronze medal in international competition in Gothenburg, Sweden, last weekend. The team scored 57.98 in their short program and 94.82 in their free program at the 2018 Leon Lurje Trophy, for a total of 152.80 en route to the bronze.
In other international synchronized skating, Nova placed fourth at the 2018 Neuchâtel Trophy in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The team placed fourth in the short program with 63.33 and third in the free program, scoring 118.99, for a total of 182.32.
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