OTTAWA, ON: Canada will have one team competing at the seventh annual Trophy D’Ecosse in Dumfries, Scotland. The international synchronized skating competition takes place from February 10-12, 2017, at the Dumfries Ice Bowl.
Nexxice senior will be the Canadian team at the event. They previously competed at, and won this competition in 2015. Last season, the representatives of the Burlington Skating Centre placed fourth at the ISU Shanghai Trophy, and seventh at the 2016 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships. Last weekend, Nexxice placed fourth at the 2017 French Cup. The 2016 Canadian silver medallists are coached by Shelley Simonton Barnett and Anne Schelter.
Karen Robertson of Chelsea, Que., will be the sole Canadian official at the event.