(February 8, 2007)
Canadian synchronized skating teams came away from the 2007 French Cup with two bronze medals, courtesy of Les Suprêmes Senior and Les Suprêmes Junior.
Canada sent three teams, Les Suprêmes Senior and Nexxice in the senior event and Les Suprêmes Junior in the junior event, to the French Cup, which took place Feb. 2 - 4 in Rouen, France.
In the senior event, Les Suprêmes Senior were fourth in the short program but moved up to finish third overall with a solid free skate, earning a total score of 184.20 for the competition.
Two Finnish teams, Team Unique and the Rockettes, finished first and second, earning a total of 198.76 and 192.38 points, respectively.
Nexxice placed fifth overall with a total score of 160.04.
The junior event was a close battle, with less than six points separating first from third. Les Suprêmes Junior won the bronze medal with a total of 152.42 points, while Team Fintastic, of Finland, won gold (158.14 points) and Les Miracles, also of Finland, captured silver (156.58 points).
Skate Canada congratulates Les Suprêmes Senior and Junior and Nexxice on their strong performances at the 2007 French Cup.