Calgary named as host of the 2015 Skate Canada Adult Figure Skating Championships

OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada announced today that Calgary, Alberta will host the 2015 Skate Canada Adult Figure Skating Championships. The competition will take place at the WinSport Canada Athletic and Ice Complex, located at Canada Olympic Park, from April 3-5, 2015.

The event will see hundreds of adult skaters from across the country competing in four disciplines:  free skate, interpretive, ice dance and synchronized skating. This will mark the return of the Skate Canada Adult Figure Skating Championships to Calgary, which was also hosted there in 2007. Most recently, the WinSport Canada Athletic and Ice Complex hosted to the 2013 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships.

“Calgary is a city in which many skating dreams have come to fruition. The city has always displayed a tremendous love for the sport and the adult skating community here is a great testament to this,” said Dan Thompson, Skate Canada Chief Executive Officer. “Skate Canada is extremely proud of our adult skaters in their continued pursuit of skating for life.”

"We're pleased to bring the 2015 Skate Canada Adult Figure Skating Championships to Calgary," said Marco De Iaco, Vice President, Sales, Sport & Major Events with Tourism Calgary. "Our city has a long and proud history of hosting world-class sporting events that promote active lifestyles while contributing to the local economy and the promotion of Calgary as a destination. We look forward to welcoming Skate Canada's athletes, coaches, judges and fans to our city."

Skate Canada offers recreational, test and competitive opportunities to adult skaters through our AdultSkate program. Programs available to adult skaters include CanSkate, STARSkate, CanPowerSkate, and SynchroSkate.

 

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