Top Manitoba Figure Skaters Head to the 2017 Skate Canada Challenge Competition in Pierrefonds (Montreal), Quebec
Skate Canada Manitoba – WINNIPEG, MB. November 7, 2016 – This past weekend, Manitoba’s newest figure skating team was identified at the 2017 Skate Canada Manitoba Sectional Championship, held at the Access Event Centre, in Morden, MB. Manitoba’s top skaters competed for a spot to represent Manitoba at the 2017 Skate Canada Challenge Competition in Pierrefonds (Montreal), Quebec. In Pierrefonds, Manitoba’s skaters will compete against the rest of the country’s best skaters at the 2017 Skate Canada Challenge. The events will run from November 30th — December 4th, 2016. The competition will feature Pre-Novice, Novice, Junior and Senior level skaters in Men’s, Women’s, Pairs and Ice Dance. Approximately 500 skaters from across the country will compete at this flagship event.
Manitoba’s top skaters have qualified through the 2017 Skate Canada Sectional Manitoba Championships. This is the only opportunity for Novice, Junior and Senior skaters to qualify for the 2017 Canadian Tire Figure Skating Championships, in Ottawa, Ontario, from January 16-22, 2017.
The following skaters will represent Skate Canada Manitoba at in Pierrefonds:
Deidre Russell – Skate Winnipeg
Lindsey Hopkins – Selkirk Skating Club
Casey Bertholet – Hartney Figure Skating Club
Andrea Laskovic – Skate Winnipeg
Danae Russell – Skate Winnipeg
Julia Patenaude – Holland Figure Skating Club
Chanel Cabak – Portage Skating Club
Emma King – Skate Winnipeg
Yohnatan Elizarov – Skate Winnipeg
Complete Event results in the above categories can be found on our website at www.mbskates.ca
Additionally, our younger skaters also competed in the following non-qualifying events,
Pre-Juvenile Under 11 Ladies
Pre-Juvenile Under 13 Ladies
Pre-Juvenile Under 11 Men
Juvenile Under 14 Ladies
Juvenile Under 12 Ladies
Juvenile Under 12 Men
Complete competition results will be available at www.mbskates.ca on Monday, November 7th, 2016.
For more information regarding the skaters and this event please go to www.mbskates.ca or contact Shauna Marling, Executive Director, Skate Canada Manitoba, (204) 925-5708 or firstname.lastname@example.org (M-F 8:30 – 4:30 pm)