Thursday, January 17, 2008

Former Canadian Champs Training The Next Generation Of Elite Skaters

It seems contradictory to listen to insiders speaking bluntly on the dire state of figure skating in Canada against the backdrop of the Canadian Olympic Committee-driven Own the Podium program and the sport's unfailing reliability in producing medallist performers.

The BMO Canadian championships opened Wednesday by recognizing honourary chairs Victor Kraatz and Shae-Lynne Bourne, the only Canadian ice dance team to win a world championship (2003).

Later in the week 2002 Olympic pairs champions JamieSalé and David Pelletier will be officially inducted into the Skate Canada hall of fame. And during Sunday's presentations, all of the newly-minted champions will receive their medals from alumni members.

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Source: The Province

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