Davison, Dubé, earn silver at Canadian figure skating championships


Bryce Davison, who represents the Hamilton Skating Club with partner Jessica Dubé, finished second in Senior Pairs with a score of 174.86, just .15 shy of the gold-medal winning total at the 2008 BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championships at the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver.


Bryce Davison and Jessica Dubé at the 2008 BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championships in Vancouver. (Photo: Brett Barden, Skate Canada)

The pair have declined to attend the Four Continents competition but will compete at the World Figure Skating Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden, March 17-23.

Representing the Burlington SC in the Junior Women’s category at the Jan. 16-20 competition, Kirsten Moore-Towers earned 113.59 points to place sixth. This was Moore-Towers’ first trip to the Senior Canadian Event. She was the gold medallist at the 2007 Merano Cup last fall. Kristy Bell, also from the Burlington SC, earned 101.75 points to place 12th.

Andrew Britten, who represents the Burlington SC with partner Sophie Knippel, are the 2008 Junior Dance bronze medallists with a total score of 135.69. The couple teamed up last spring and this is Britton’s first trip to Senior Canadians. They competed at the JGP Vienna Cup 2007 this past fall where they finished 12th.

Representing the Wentworth SC, Maja Vermeulen and Andrew Doleman placed seventh in Junior Dance with a score of 125.98. They competed at the JGP Blue Swords 2007 this past fall where they finished ninth.