Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier defend Autumn Classic International title

Winners of the Autumn Classic International the last time it was held, two years ago, 2021 World bronze medalists Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier retained their title on this weekend. Eighth at the 2018 Winter Olympics, the 29-year-old U.S.-born Gilles and 29-year-old Ottawa-born Poirier have made many leaps and bounds since then and will beContinue reading “Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier defend Autumn Classic International title”

Marilena Kitromilis wins Autumn Classic International

After an eighth place finish at the Cranberry Cup International last month, Marilena Kitromilis of Cyprus made improvements and won the Autumn Classic International today in Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada. The 17-year-old figure skater landed a double axel, a triple Lutz-triple toe loop combination, and a triple flip-double toe loop combination in the first half ofContinue reading “Marilena Kitromilis wins Autumn Classic International”

Vanessa James and Eric Radford debut at Autumn Classic International

Canadian figure skaters Vanessa James and Eric Radford made their competitive debut together at the 2021 Autumn Classic International in Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada. James and Radford began their short program performance with a triple twist lift and, then, the pair attempted a side-by-side triple Salchow; however, James doubled the jump and fell. A later tripleContinue reading “Vanessa James and Eric Radford debut at Autumn Classic International”