Continuing issues with breaking in skating boots will keep Kevin Reynolds, 23, Coquitlam, B.C., out of his second assignment on the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Circuit. The event will run from November 22-24, 2013, in Moscow, Russia.

OTTAWA, ON:  Continuing issues with breaking in skating boots will keep Kevin Reynolds, 23, Coquitlam, B.C., out of his second assignment on the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Circuit. The event will run from November 22-24, 2013, in Moscow, Russia.

Skate Canada’s High Performance Director, Mike Slipchuk outlined the reason behind the decision. “It was a difficult decision, but Kevin and his coach Joanne McLeod felt that with the training time that he has missed because of being unable to resolve the issue with his boots, it was wiser to withdraw from the event. That will give Kevin plenty of training time leading into the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships in Ottawa in January.”

Reynolds is the two-time Canadian silver medalist, who represents the Vancouver SC.