OTTAWA, ON: Canada will have two teams at the 2016 French Cup international synchronized skating competition in Rouen, France. Les Suprêmes senior and junior will compete at the event which takes place from February 5-6, 2016, at the Patinoire Île Lacroix and features 30 teams in senior, junior, and novice.
Les Suprêmes senior, the 2015 Canadian silver medallists, will be the sole Canadian entry in the senior category. They began this season by winning the silver medal at the Neuchâtel Trophy this past weekend. They have previously competed at this event, placing fifth last season, sixth in 2014, and fifth in 2013. Last season, the representatives of Quebec won gold at the 2015 Mozart Cup and placed sixth at the 2015 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships in Hamilton, Ontario. The five-time consecutive Canadian silver medallists are coached by Marilyn Langlois, assisted by Pascal Denis, Amélie Brochu, and Amanda Gaiotti.
Les Suprêmes junior, also from Quebec, will be the sole representative from Canada in the junior category. They are the defending French Cup junior champions, and previously won the bronze medal at this event in 2014, and placed eighth in 2013. Two-time consecutive Canadian junior champions, Les Suprêmes junior also won the bronze medal at the 2015 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships. The team is also coached by Marilyn Langlois, assisted by Pascal Denis, Amélie Brochu, and Amanda Gaiotti.
Andrew Bosco of Thorold, Ont., will be the sole Canadian official at the event.
For more information on the event please visit 2016 French Cup.