Moore-Towers, Nexxice make Team Canada

Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro (Photo: Skate Canada)

Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro (Photo: Skate Canada)

Skate Canada’s National Team will include representation from the Golden Horseshoe.

On the team will be St. Catharines native Kirsten Moore-Towers, 24, who will compete in Pairs with partner Michael Marinaro, 24, from Sarnia.

Competing in Synchronized Skating will be Burlington’s Nexxice.

The team is comprised of 28 senior members, which includes five men, five women, four pair teams and five ice dance teams as well as three synchronized skate teams.

To be named to the National Team a skater must finish in the top five in senior singles, pair and ice dance disciplines at the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships, or be added at the discretion of the Skate Canada. These skaters may be considered to represent Canada at international competitions.

Their appointment to the national team is effective June 1 through to April 30, 2017.

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