(January 24, 2008)
Figure skating fans are in for a treat this weekend. CBC will be televising The Parade of Champions from the 2008 BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championships. The event’s finale, which took place January 21, in Vancouver, showcases the skaters who captured medals at this year’s national championships.
The Parade of Champions followed the emotional induction of Jamie Salé and David Pelletier into the Skate Canada Hall of Fame. Jamie and David, the 2002 Olympic Pairs Champions, also skated in the Parade of Champions, along with the 2008 senior medalists and junior champions.
CBC will be showing the Parade of Champions this Sunday, January 27, at 1 pm ET.
CBC’s French network, Radio-Canada, will be showing highlights of this year’s national championships on Saturday, January 26, from 3 pm – 5 pm ET.