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Posts tagged Shae-Lynn Bourne

My Take: Bourne and Nichol Inspire Rochette

Joannie Rochette was more than 13 points ahead of Mao Asada when she won the Trophée Eric Bompard Cachemire competition last weekend. More than 13 points ahead of a world champion. That must be music to the ears of the Canadian champ from Île-Dupas, Quebec, who looks like a different woman on the ice this [...]

Bourne and Kraatz, Together Again?

I was pleased to hear that Shae-Lynn Bourne and Victor Kraatz would be appearing together again as the co-chairs of the Canadian Figure Skating Championships in Vancouver in January. It must have been a bitter parting when Kraatz announced his retirement immediately after the dance pair won the 2003 World Championships. No one seemed more [...]

A Well Deserved Reward

Last week Skate Canada announced that Shae-Lynn Bourne and Viktor Kraatz will be inducted into the Skate Canada Hall of Fame. After a decade of remarkable success the reward is well deserved. I’ve never been much of an ice dance fan, but I do remember the first time I saw Bourne and Kraatz on TV. [...]