Meet the 2017 Skaters!

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Hayley Adams

  • Current Age: 17
  • Favourite Food: Pasta
  • Favourite Colour: Navy Blue
  • One day, I want to be:  Happy and successful!
  • I love Synchro because:  I get to train and compete with some amazing people in a discipline that combines the best of dance, skills, and freeskate.
  • Mini Bio: I am a grade 12 student in Ottawa planning to study engineering in university. I am an aspiring artist and a track and field athlete.
  • Home Skating Club: March Kanata Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 7th
  • Years on Ice Caps: 2nd

Emily Brikett

  • Current Age: 20
  • Favourite Food: Nachos
  • Favourite Colour: Anything Sparkly
  • One day, I want to be: A Forensic Psychologist
  • I love Synchro because: I love being apart of a team while still being able to skate since I quit singles.
  • Mini Bio: I am a third year Criminology student with a concentration in Psychology at Carleton University. I am from Guelph, ON so I am currently living away from home... and fun fact: I am very flexible because I was born with dislocated hips.
  • Home Skating Club: Nepean Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 2nd
  • Years on Ice Caps: 2nd

Lauren Brown

  • Current Age: 20
  • Favourite Food: Lasagna
  • Favourite Colour: Blue
  • One day, I want to be: A Sports Dietician/Nutritionist
  • I love Synchro because: It combines my love for skating with a positive team environment.
  • Mini Bio: I am in my first year of a Bachelor in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Ottawa.
  • Home Skating Club: March Kanata Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 7th
  • Years on Ice Caps: 7th

Alicia Di Tullio

  • Current Age: 23
  • Favourite Food: Eggplant Parmesan
  • Favourite Colour: Purple
  • One day, I want to be: A Preschool Teacher
  • I love Synchro because: It's my passion.
  • Mini Bio: I am a 4th year university student at the University of Ottawa. I am doing my bachelors in art concentrating in Italian language & culture and women studies. Originally from Montreal.
  • Home Skating Club: Nepean Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 10th
  • Years on Ice Caps: 1st

Andrea Dorico

  • Current Age: 21
  • Favourite Food: Pasta
  • Favourite Colour: Purple
  • One day, I want to be: Successful in the Retail Industry
  • I love Synchro because:  It has given me the opportunity to continue to skate since retiring from singles skating. I have also made some amazing friends!!!
  • Mini Bio:  I am in my 4th year of my Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Ottawa. I also actively coach singles skating, at MKSC. I coach skaters ranging from ages 6 to 16!
  • Home Skating Club: March Kanata Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 2nd
  • Years on Ice Caps: 2nd

Juliana Giuliani

  • Current Age: 20
  • Favourite Food: Sushi
  • Favourite Colour: Blue
  • One day, I want to be: Successful
  • I love Synchro because: Of the speed and aggression of a graceful sport, and because I'm not good at anything else and if I quit I'll be fat. #truestory
  • Mini Bio: Idk.
  • Home Skating Club: Oakville Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 8th
  • Years on Ice Caps: 2nd

Kayla Hollick

  • Current Age: 17
  • Favourite Food: Nachos
  • Favourite Colour: Teal Blue
  • One day, I want to be: A Nurse
  • I love Synchro because: The sense of comradery.
  • Mini Bio: I am currently a grade 12 student, and I love both listening and creating music.
  • Home Skating Club: Gloucester Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 3rd
  • Years on Ice Caps: 3rd

Lauriane Miller

  • Current Age: 17
  • Favourite Food: Spaghetti
  • Favourite Colour: Turquoise
  • One day, I want to be:  Physiotherapist
  • I love Synchro because:  I love skating and being part of a team at the same time.
  • Mini Bio:  I am a student at C├ęgep de l'Outaouais in sciences, and I also like running and biking.
  • Home Skating Club: Hull Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 4th
  • Years on Ice Caps: 1st

Kassya Murray

  • Current Age: 18
  • Favourite Food: Anything Seafood
  • Favourite Colour: Orange
  • One day, I want to be: A Pediatrician
  • I love Synchro because: I can sweat and be pretty at the same time.
  • Mini Bio: Just started Uni majoring in Biology at Carleton. When I'm not skating or at school, I'm sleeping or eating.
  • Home Skating Club: Gloucester Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 8th
  • Years on Ice Caps: 4th

Chantal Prouse

  • Current Age: 17
  • Favourite Food: Burritos
  • Favourite Colour: Pink
  • One day, I want to be: A Doctor
  • I love Synchro because: It's more fun skating in a group than alone.
  • Mini Bio: I not only loves to perform on ice but also on stage as a musician.
  • Home Skating Club: Gloucester Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 1st
  • Years on Ice Caps: 1st

Catherine Raileanu

  • Current Age: 20
  • Favourite Food: Mexican Food
  • Favourite Colour: Blue and Pink... I can't decide
  • One day, I want to be: A Archaeologist/Classicist
  • I love Synchro because: It is a great opportunity to meet new people, and develop our skating skill & teamwork habilities
  • Mini Bio: I am a  3rd year University student, I am studying greek and roman antiquity basically allowing me to touch the things in the museum without getting in trouble.
  • Home Skating Club: Nepean Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 1st
  • Years on Ice Caps: 1st
 

Liam Rodrigues

  • Current Age: 19
  • Favourite Food: My Granny's Portuguese Soup
  • Favourite Colour: Red
  • One day, I want to be: A Embalmer
  • I love Synchro because: It's my passion. Synchronized skating is the best match for me because the team is like a family, and you all share that same passion.
  • Mini Bio:  I am studying at college (Cegep), and I have three jobs. I have a passion for synchronized figure skating, and also for drawing.
  • Home Skating Club:
  • Years in Synchro: 11th
  • Years on Ice Caps: 2nd
 

Pauline Sakauye

  • Current Age: 17
  • Favourite Food: Mac N' Cheese
  • Favourite Colour: Burgundy
  • One day, I want to be:  Forensic Biologist
  • I love Synchro because: I love being in a team environment and making new friends as well competitions and bettering my skating skills!
  • Mini Bio: I am a grade 12 highschool student working hard to get things done while making time to watch The Lorax!
  • Home Skating Club: March Kanata Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 7th
  • Years on Ice Caps: 2nd
 

Gabrielle Tan

  • Current Age: 17
  • Favourite Food: Lasagna
  • Favourite Colour: Pink
  • One day, I want to be: A Athletic Therapist
  • I love Synchro because: I love the feeling of skating with a team, and making new friends!
  • Mini Bio: I'm a grade 12 student and hoping to go out east for Uni to study kinesiology. But first, I got to make it through high schoo
  • Home Skating Club: March Kanata Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 7th
  • Years on Ice Caps: 1st
 

Lyn Vakulenko

  • Current Age: 20
  • Favourite Food: Pad Thai
  • Favourite Colour: Mint Green
  • One day, I want to be: A Physiotherapist
  • I love Synchro because: I love to skate, but hate to skate alone!
  • Mini Bio: I'm a 3rd year biology student, and I love bones, math, and the Jonas brothers. My favourite bird is a crow, and I'd love to know yours.
  • Home Skating Club: Nepean Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 9th
  • Years on Ice Caps: 9th
 

Shaanen Willbond

  • Current Age: 17
  • Favourite Food: Sushi
  • Favourite Colour: Turquoise
  • One day, I want to be: A Disney Princess
  • I love Synchro because: It's helping me reach my goals in a way where I have support from a team and have fun.
  • Mini Bio: I love life, I love myself, and I LOVE skating. I want to make people happy by radiating my joy and passion for performing  while I skate.
  • Home Skating Club: Minto Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 1st
  • Years on Ice Caps: 1st
 

Tianna Wimberley

  • Current Age: 18
  • Favourite Food: Pasta
  • Favourite Colour: Purple
  • One day, I want to be: A Teacher
  • I love Synchro because: I love skating and to be apart of a team,
  • Mini Bio: I'm a 1st year student at the University of Ottawa studying Teaching English as a Second Language so that I can travel and teach English in other countries.
  • Home Skating Club: March Kanata Skating Club
  • Years in Synchro: 7th
  • Years on Ice Caps: 4th