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Congratulations to Ontario Sport Award Winners

April 22, 2013

The Ontario Sports Awards recently honoured members of the figure skating community for their achievements in 2012.  Skate Ontario congratulates all the winners: Patrick Chan – Male Athlete of the Year Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir – Team of the Year Figure Skating Boutique – Corporate Sport Citation Award Louis Stong – Syl Apps Volunteer […]

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Ontario Skaters Perform Well at 2013 Four Continents

February 18, 2013

At the 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Osaka, Japan, Ontario skaters performed well and earned several medals. In Ice Dance, Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir finished second while Piper Gilles & Paul Poirier came fifth.  In Pairs, Meagan Duhamel & Eric Radford won gold while Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch earned silver.  […]

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Ontario's Senior Athletes Score Seven Medals at 2013 Canadians

February 18, 2013

Ontarians in the Senior event categories at the 2013 Canadian Tire National Figure Skating Championships earned seven out of a possible twelve medals. This impressive showing brings the total medal count to nineteen Ontario medals across all Novice, Junior and Senior events.       Medal Totals by Province Province Gold Silver Bronze Total Ontario […]

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Novice and Junior Skaters Win Twelve Medals at 2013 Canadians

January 18, 2013

Ontario skaters in the Novice and Junior events at the 2013 Canadian Tire National Figure Skating Championships won a total of twelve sets of medals.   Skate Ontario congratulates all our athletes for their excellent performances and achievements! ### For more information or to request high-resolution photos for editorial purposes: Erica Armstrong Skate Ontario Communications […]

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Pair Coaches’ Seminar at Canadian Figure Skating Championships

December 16, 2012

Where: 2013 Canadian Figure Skating Championships at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga Sunday, January 13th to Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 Seminar Leader: Louis Stong Guest Coaches: Lee Barkell, Alison Purkiss, Kris Wirtz, and Bryce Davison Who should attend: All coaches interested in starting a pair program.  All coaches interested in improving an existing pair program.         […]

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Quest for Gold Athlete Selection Criteria

November 16, 2012

Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program 2012-2013 ATHLETE SELECTION CRITERIA Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program 2012-2013 (OAAP) is funded by the Government of Ontario, through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS), and operated through the Sport, Recreation & Community Programs Division.  The overarching goal of the Quest for […]

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Meagan Duhamel Helps Launch Ontario Games Alumni Program

September 26, 2012

Over 500 students and faculty gathered at Bill Crothers Secondary school to officially launch the Ontario Games Alumni Program which was created to support the development and growth of amateur athletes across the province. MPP Michael Coteau, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Michael Chan, and Holly Abraham, Sport Alliance Ontario […]

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Three Medals for Ontario at US International Classic

September 17, 2012

In their first international event as a team, Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier, of Toronto Ont., took home the gold in the ice dance event at the US International Figure Skating Classic. Alexandra Paul & Mitchell Islam, of Barrie Ont., captured the silver. Meanwhile, in the pairs event, Kirsten Moore-Towers, of St. Catharines Ont., and […]

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Bent & MacKeen Third at JGP Austria

September 16, 2012

Mackenzie Bent, Uxbridge Ont., and Garrett MacKeen, Oshawa Ont., finished third at the Junior Grand Prix event in Linz, Austria.  They earned 54.31 points in the short dance and 74.85 points in their free dance for a total of 129.16 overall. They will also compete at 2012 JGP Croatia Cup, which takes place October 4th […]

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Jones & Beharry Golden, Bell & Sylvester Seventh

September 16, 2012

Brittany Jones, Toronto Ont., and Ian Beharry, Guelph Ont., started off their career on a high note, finishing first in their first event together.  They earned a total of 152.78 points on their way to gold at the Junior Grand Prix event in Linz, Austria. Also competing in Austria were Hayleigh Bell, Acton Ont., and […]

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