Not long removed from an ankle injury that hobbled her at January’s Canadian Tire National Skating Championships, Canadian bronze medallist Alaine Chartrand earned an 11th-place finish at the ISU Four Continents event on Feb. 21 in South Korea.
Figure skaters lead local crew to Special Olympics World Games
Updated On: March 2, 2017
Katie Xu and Jack Fan of the Goulbourn Skating Club used a Feb. 4 Special Olympics Ontario home invitational meet as a final tune-up in advance of the Mar. 14-25 Special Olympics World Games, where they’ll compete for Canada in Austria.
Local skaters enjoy home nationals
Updated On: February 3, 2017
Nine local skaters took centre-stage on home ice as Ottawa hosted the 2017 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships from Jan. 16-22 at TD Place arena.
Nepean athlete ready to return to centre-stage at figure skating nationals
Created On: December 14, 2016
In 2014, Alaine Chartrand competed in the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships in Ottawa, where the Nepean Skating Club product is set to return for the 2017 edition of the event from Jan. 16-22.
Chartrand shoots into 2nd at season-opening international skating event
Updated On: October 5, 2016
Alaine Chartrand of the Nepean Skating Club earned a silver medal in her first international event of 2016-2017 at the Sept. 28-Oct. 1 Autumn Classic International in Montreal.
Ottawa the super sports city set to welcome tons of championships
Created On: April 10, 2016
Basketball, canoe slalom, curling, cycling, figure skating, golf, ice cross downhill, mixed martial arts, rugby, tennis, track-and-field, triathlon and volleyball. It’ll be a sports lover’s dream in 2016 and 2017 as Ottawa gets set to host major events in each one of those sports (and odds are solid that hockey and football will join that list).
Nepean figure skater laments worlds letdown
Updated On: April 10, 2016
It was an underwhelming finish to a rather successful season for Alaine Chartrand of the Nepean Skating Club. Looking to better last year’s 11th-place showing at her first ISU World Figure Skating Championships, the reigning Canadian champion fell short of that mark and ended up in 17th this time around at the Mar. 28-Apr. 3 event in Boston.
Chartrand 11th at Four Continents
Updated On: March 10, 2016
Alaine Chartrand of the Nepean Skating Club placed 11th at the Feb. 16-21 ISU Four Continents event in Taiwan.
Nepean Skating Club athlete jumps her way to the first Canadian figure skating title of her career
First all-women’s cast to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at Jan. 27 Ottawa Sports Awards
Updated On: January 28, 2016
For the first time in the event’s history, an all-female lineup will be called to the stage to receive the Ottawa Sports Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Awards come this year’s edition of the annual banquet celebrating the finest in local amateur sport.