Thought we had a thread for Canadian pair news, but couldn’t find it, so here goes…….
Moore-Towers/Moscovitch: Figure skating pair head back to the drawing board
Why am I not surprised that a Wirtz team will be trying a quad throw? Very happy to hear about the new lifts though. Hopefully none include Kirsten grabbing her blade.“We will work on some new lifts and we’re going to work on a throw quad, so that will be exciting. And, of course, our choreographer will come back and he will do some new programs for us,” Moore-Towers said
Lawrence/Swiegers: Virden's Lawrence earns bronze in pairs at nationals
Oh Paige, more guts than brains. Wonder what type of “complications” she had last week and if she really should be competing……AFTER suffering a concussion in a training mishap just before Christmas, Virden-based pairs skater Paige Lawrence had a tough choice to make ahead of the fast-approaching Canadian figure skating championships. Should she avoid all risk and withdraw from the competition, or stay in the game to keep her and partner Rudi Swiegers' season-long goals alive?
Lawrence, 21, chose the latter and, this past weekend in Moncton, delivered two gutsy performances that earned her and Swiegers a second consecutive nationals podium finish, again in bronze medal position