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2005 Canadian Figure Skating Championships: Ladies Highlights

The 2005 BMO Financial Group Canadian Figure Skating Championships were held Jan 17-23 at the John Labatt Centre in London, Ontario. For the first time, Skate Canada used the Cumulative Points Calculation (CPC) judging system at this event. The CPC system, Canada’s version of the International Skating Union judging system, was tried and used successfully at the Skate Canada Western and Eastern Challenges last month.

Joannie Rochette (QC) was the…

2005 Canadian Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Highlights

Jeffrey Buttle (NO) won his first senior national title in the men’s event, upsetting reigning and three-time champ, Emanuel Sandhu (BC), who placed second. Shawn Sawyer (NB) claimed the bronze, while Ben Ferreira (AB) placed fourth.

The men’s event began with the Qualifying Round (QR) – 25% of the QR score was added to the total score for the skater.

Short Program

Skating to Prelude in C Minor┬áby Rachmaninov for his short,…

2005 Canadian Figure Skating Championships: Ice Dance Highlights

In the ice dance event, the podium placements were a repeat of last year. Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon (QC) won the national title for the third time, while veterans Megan Wing and Aaron Lowe (BC) won their third silver. Chantal Lefebvre and Aresniy Markov (EO) claimed their second bronze in their second season together as a team.

The Compulsory Dance (CD) of the event was the Midnight Blues, the…

2005 Canadian Figure Skating Championships: Pairs Highlights

Valerie Marcoux and Craig Buntin (QC) captured their second consecutive national title. Utako Wakamatsu and J. Sebastien Fecteau (QC) won silver, their first senior medal at nationals as a team, while Anabelle Langlois and Patrice Archetto (QC) settled for bronze. Elizabeth Putnam and Sean Wirtz (BC) came in fourth.

Short Program

Skating to Fever for their short, Marcoux and Buntin opened with side-by-side triple toeloops, but Marcoux fell. The team performed…