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James Named To Canada Skating National Team

James Named To Canada Skating National Team

Skate Canada announced the 2021-22 National Team, which consists of 24 members — including three men, three women, four pair teams, and five ice dance teams — with Vanessa James and Eric Radford named as members of the Pairs Team To be named to the National Team, a skater must finish in the top three in senior men, women, pair, and ice dance... Read more of this article

IOC Approve James’ Change Of Nationality

IOC Approve James’ Change Of Nationality

The International Olympic Committee has approved the change of nationality for figure skater Vanessa James, with James now be able to compete for Canada at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. The report on the Inside The Games website said, “James will be eligible to represent Canada at the Games with her new skating partner, former world champion... Read more of this article

Vanessa James To Represent Team Canada

Vanessa James To Represent Team Canada

Figure skater Vanessa James  — who has Bermudian heritage and lived in Bermuda as a child — will partner with Canadian 2-time world champion and 3-time Olympic medalist pairs skater Eric Radford as they represent Team Canada at the upcoming 2022 Olympic Games. Ms James has previously represented France on the world stage. A CBC story said,... Read more of this article

Photos: Vanessa James, Aliu In Battle Of Blades

Photos: Vanessa James, Aliu In Battle Of Blades

Bermudian/French figure skater Vanessa James and her partner Akim Aliu joined Season Six of the Battle of the Blades, an event in Canada hosted by CBC.The duo finished fourth earning $25,000 for The Time To Dream Foundation, which aims to make youth sports, including the game of hockey, more diverse, inclusive, affordable, and accessible to all. Photos... Read more of this article

James & Aliu Finish 4th In Battle Of The Blades

James & Aliu Finish 4th In Battle Of The Blades

Vanessa James and her partner Akim Aliu finished fourth in the ‘Battle of the Blades’ event in Canada, earning $25,000 for The Time To Dream Foundation, which aims to make youth sports, including the game of hockey, more diverse, inclusive, affordable and accessible to all.A statement from CBC said, “In the nail-biting Season 6 finale... Read more of this article

Video: Vanessa James & Akim Aliu Perform

Video: Vanessa James & Akim Aliu Perform

During the fourth week of the Battle Of The Blades event — being held in Canada by the CBC — Vanessa James and Akim Aliu “scored highest in the Skate Off with a 17.4, keeping them safe for another week.” A CBC story said, “After an intense competition on Week 4 of Battle of the Blades, two pairs were sent home.“A historic... Read more of this article

Video: Vanessa James & Akim Aliu Perform

Video: Vanessa James & Akim Aliu Perform

During the third week of the Battle of the Blades event — being held in Canada by the CBC  — Vanessa James and Akim Aliu were among those saved from elimination. This is according to a story in the CBC, which said, “In a surprise twist on Week 3 of Battle of the Blades, Vanessa James, Akim Aliu, Eric Radford and Jennifer Botterill were... Read more of this article

James To Compete In The Battle Of The Blades

James To Compete In The Battle Of The Blades

Vanessa James will return to the ice to compete in the Battle Of The Blades, as Canadian broadcaster CBC announced that the new season will launch on October 22nd, with eight new pairs — including James and her partner Akim Aliu –ready to hit the ice in support of charities across Canada.The Battle Of The Blades combines athletes from... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Fat Tire Massive Race 4

Photos, Video & Results: Fat Tire Massive Race 4

[Updated with photos] Over 90 mountain bike enthusiasts took part in the Fat Tire Massive Race 4 at Southlands, with Alexander Miller claiming first place in the Open 60 class. Rounding out the top five was visiting Canadian Jeff Currie, who took second place, Alan Potts in third, Cameron Morris in fourth, and Moses Johnson in fifth.A spokesperson... Read more of this article

John Leseur Finishes 6th In Moguls Skiing Duals

John Leseur Finishes 6th In Moguls Skiing Duals

John Leseur was recently back in action in the 2020 US Freestyle Selections Moguls Skiing event at the Steamboat Ski and Resort/Howelsen Hill in Colorado. Leseur moved to the duals portion of the event, where he eventually finished in sixth place. After receiving a first round bye, Leseur then defeated American Chase Allen; Leseur had a score of 86.66,... Read more of this article

John Leseur Begins Competing In Colorado

John Leseur Begins Competing In Colorado

John Leseur recently began competing in the 2020 US Freestyle Selections Moguls Skiing event at the Steamboat Ski and Resort/Howelsen Hill in Colorado. In the opening round, Leseur finished 23rd with a score of 68.76 in a field of 54 competitors. Leseur then finished the second round in eighth place with a score of 80.46. Related... Read more of this article

Video: James & Cipres In ‘All That Skate 2019′

Video: James & Cipres In ‘All That Skate 2019′

Vanessa James and her partner James Cipres took to the ice to wow the fans in South Korea, as the duo skated to the sounds of Michael Jackson during the ‘All That Skate 2019′ event. All That Skate is a figure skating show produced by All That Sports, a sports agency based on Seoul, South Korea set up by 2010 Winter Olympic champion Kim Yuna... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Win Pairs Event In Japan

James & Cipres Win Pairs Event In Japan

The ISU World Team Trophy took place in Fukuoka, Japan, with Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres taking to the ice to compete in the Pairs Event.James and Cipres, who represent France, were second in the Pairs Short Program with a solid skate which resulted in 76.39 points, and the pair then recorded a score of 76.13 after the Free Programme to finish... Read more of this article