OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada will have two entries, for a total of four skaters, competing at the 2017 Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf, Germany. Canada will have one entry in pairs and one entry in ice dance at the fifth event on the 2017 ISU Challenger Series, which takes place from September 27-30, 2017.
Camille Ruest, 23, Rimouski, Que., and Drew Wolfe, 22, Calgary, Alta., will represent Canada in pairs. Last season, the pair placed fourth at the 2016 Autumn Classic International, sixth at the Rostelecom Cup and fifth at the 2017 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. Ruest and Wolfe are coached by Richard Gauthier and Bruno Marcotte in Montreal, Que.
Haley Sales, 20, Burnaby, B.C., and Nikolas Wamsteeker, 20, Langley, B.C., will be the Canadian ice dance entry at the event. Last season, they placed ninth at the 2016 Autumn Classic International and fifth at the 2017 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. Sales and Wamsteeker are coached by Megan Wing and Aaron Lowe in Burnaby, B.C.
Skate Canada High Performance Director Mike Slipchuk will be travelling with the Canadian team as team leader and physiotherapist Sylvia Ciurysek of Berwyn, Alta., will be the Canadian medical staff onsite.
For photos of Canadian entries, please contact [email protected].
CANADIAN ENTRIES AT 2017 NEBELHORN TROPHY
|Pairs||Camille Ruest/ Drew Wolfe||23/22||Rimouski, Que./ Balmertown, Ont.||CPA De Rimouski/ Glencoe Club||Richard Gauthier/ Bruno Marcotte|
|Haley Sales/ Nikolas Wamsteeker||20/20||Burnaby, B.C./ Langley, B.C.||Kelowna SC/ Champs International Skating Centre||Megan Wing/ Aaron Lowe|