Canadian Figure Skaters

10 Best Figure Skaters of all Time

Figure skating is a sport that qualifies styles in the technical skills of the participants. There are various championships, namely the Olympic games and the world, European and four continent championships that help to decide the best Figure Skaters of all Time.

Skate Canada was first held in 1973 in which many Canadian figure skaters created a niche for themselves by winning championships and medals. The champions to meet various records becoming the most successful figure skaters challenging new jumps.

Figure skating is a sport that is for both solo skaters and couples. After going through several levels and competitions, figure skaters prove their skills. International competition in figure skating is organized by the international skating union which was founded in 1892. In Canada, skate Canada is an association that is responsible for amateur figure skating in Canada and is one of the largest associations in the world of its kind.

This association organizes programs for skaters of all ages and with different skill levels, including CANSKATE, CANPOWERSKATE, and SYNCHROSKATE. This association also operates core courses for amateur and professional coaches.

10 Best Figure Skaters of all Time from Canada who are renowned worldwide are:-

Patrick Chan

Canadian Figure Skaters

He is the World Figure Skating Champion 2011, 2012, and 2013. He has been 2018 Olympic gold medallist in the team event, 2014 Olympic silver medalist in the men’s and team events, a two-time Grand Prix Final champion (2010 and 2011), a three-time Four Continents champion (2009, 2012, 2016), and a ten-time Canadian national champion (2008–2014, 2016–2018).

He set a new world record of 93.02 points for the short program on April 28, 2011. On April 28, 2011, Chan then set a new world record for his free skating, receiving an overall score of 280.98. He has been the Lou Marsh Award winner that is an honor to Canada’s top athlete.

Tessa Virtue

Canadian Figure Skaters

She is a retired Canadian ice dancer making pair with ice dance partner Scott Moir. She is the 2010 Olympic champion, the 2018 Olympic champion, the 2014 Olympic silver medalist, a three-time World champion (2010, 2012, 2017), a three-time Four Continents champion (2008, 2012, 2017), the 2016–17 Grand Prix Final champion, an eight-time Canadian National champion (2008–2010, 2012–2014, 2017–2018), and the 2006 World Junior champion.

As a pair Virtue and Moir are also the 2018 Olympic gold medalists in the team event and the 2014 Olympic silver medalists in the team event. The couple has been the most decorated Canadian ice dance team besides being the most decorated Olympic figure skaters.

Scott Moir

Canadian Figure Skaters

Scott Patrick Moir is a retired Canadian ice dancer. He has paired with partner Tessa Virtue to win 2010 Olympic champion, the 2018 Olympic champion, the 2014 Olympic silver medalist, a three-time World champion (2010, 2012, 2017), a three-time Four Continents champion (2008, 2012, 2017), the 2016–17 Grand Prix Final champion, an eight-time Canadian national champion (2008–2010, 2012–2014, 2017–2018), and the 2006 World Junior champion.

As a team, they are also the 2018 Olympic gold medalists and the 2014 Olympic silver medalists.

Jeffrey Buttle

Jeffrey Buttle

He is a Canadian figure skater and choreographer. He has been the 2006 Winter Olympics bronze medalist, the 2008 World champion, the 2002 and 2004 Four Continents champion and the 2005–2007 Canadian champion. He became the first Canadian man to win the World Title on March 22, 2008.

Shae-Lynn Bourne

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She is a former Canadian Olympic ice dancer. She became partner Victor Kraatz in 2003 and became the first North American ice dancers to win a World Championship. Together they have competed at three Winter Olympic Games, placing 10th at the 1994 Winter Olympics, 4th at the 1998 Winter Olympics, and 4th at the 2002 Winter Olympics.
She is now the hottest choreographer in figure skating, choreographing programs for Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu and numerous World Champions including Nathan Chen and Evgenia Medvedeva.

Victor Kraatz

Canadian Figure Skaters

Victor Kraatz is a Canadian former ice dancer. On April 20, 1991, Kraatz began skating with Shae-Lynn Bourne as a partner and became the first North American ice dancers to win a World Championship. He has been coach Allie Hann-McCurdy/Michael Coreno, Carolina Hermann/Daniel Hermann, and Danielle O’Brien / Gregory Merriman. He is currently coaching hockey players.

Jamie Salé

Jamie Salé

She is a Canadian pair skater, having a partner as her former husband, David Pelletier. She has been the 2002 Olympic Champion and 2001 World Champion. She began competing on the first season of the CBC’s Battle of the Blades in 2009. In 2010, she competed on the second season of Battle of the Blades, paired with Theoren Fleury. She was the judge on the fourth season of Battle of the Blade in September 2013.

David Pelletier

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He is a Canadian figure skater paired with Jamie Salé. He has been the winner of the gold medal at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games with his partner. In the Edmonton Recreational Hockey League in Edmonton, he played hockey on the current champion of the division 3 men’s league team, the Kodiaks ll. Currently, he is a skating coach for the Edmonton Oilers.

Elvis Stojko

Elvis Stojko

This Canadian figure skater has been three-time World champion (1994, 1995, 1997), two-time Olympic silver medallist (1994, 1998), and seven-time Canadian champion (1994, 1996–2000, and 2002). He has been inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 2006, Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 2009 and the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in 2011.

Kurt Browning

Kurt Browning

He is a Canadian figure skater, choreographer, and commentator. He has been a four-time World Champion and Canadian national champion. He has been co-directed and choreographed the 2011–12 Stars on Ice tour. He has been awarded a Lou Marsh Trophy for top Canadian Athlete in the year 1990, Lionel Conacher Awards (1990 and 1991), Order of Canada (in 1990), an American Skating World Professional Skater of the Year Award (in 1998), and Gustave Lussi Award from the Professional Skaters’ Association (in 2001).

He was inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1994, Skate Canada Hall of Fame in 2000, World Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2006. He was honored with a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2001.

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