Short Canadian Figure Skater Biographies


It's the spawning grounds! 8) Skater information that comes my way accumulate here until they reach critical mass and become their own page.

Contains: Brasseur & Eisler / Dafoe & Bowden / Gaylor & Pelletier / Higgins & Rice / Hough & Ladret / The Jelineks / Marchant & Hawse / Menzies & Bombardier / Morrow & Distelmeyer / Sargeant & Wirtz / Underhill & Martini / Wagner & Paul


Frances Dafoe and Norris Bowden

National champions from 1952-55 and North American Chamopions from 1953-56. World Pairs champions 1954-55. Norris was Canadian Men's chapion in 1947 and was an ISU judge for many years.

Basic Stats

Pictures

They were inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1955.

Allison Gaylor and David Pelletier

They are a pair team being advised (partially coached?) by Lloyd Eisler, and are in the rare number where he is more expressive than she is. 8)

Basic Stats

Allison Gaylor

Competative History

Amateur

Pictures


Jodeyne Higgins and Sean Rice

Basic Stats

Jodeyne Higgins

Sean Rice

Shared Stats

Competative History

Amateur

At Skate America, Oct 1993, Dallas, TX:

Maria and Otto Jelinek

This brother-sister pair may have been born in Czechoslovakia, but they are so Canadian that after retiring from skating, Otto later became a high official in our government (Minister of Something-or-Other) for many years.

Basic Stats

Maria

Otto

Shared Stats

They were inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1962. JELINEK, Otto A member of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Competative History

Amateur

Pictures


Samantha Marchant and Chad Hawse

Basic Stats

Competative History

Amateur


Michelle Menzies and Jean-Michel Bombardier

Unfortunately she contracted chicken pox just prior to Worlds '95.

Basic Stats

Michelle Menzies

Jean-Michel Bombardier

Competative History

Amateur

Shows and Exhibitions

Pictures


Suzanne Morrow and Wally Distelmeyer

Pictures


Kristy Sargeant and Kris Wirtz

Basic Stats

Kristy Sargeant

Competative History

Amateur

Pictures

This image from Skate Canada 1993:

Kristy Sargeant and Kris Wirtz. (66K)


Barbara Wagner and Robert Paul

The first non-European pair to win gold at the Olympics.

Basic Stats

Pictures

Inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1957.

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