September 25th, 2016

Skate Canada International Day 2

Herald photo by Ian Martens Patrick Chan holds a Canadian flag as he takes a victory skate Saturday evening after winning the gold medal during Skate Canada International at the Enmax Centre. Chan came from behind after being in second place after the short program the day before.Herald photo by Ian Martens Patrick Chan shows his gold medal as he poses for a selfie with 13-year-old Jessie Grant, part of a group of fans costumed as ÒWhereÕs Waldo,Ó during Skate Canada International Saturday at the Enmax Centre.Herald photo by Ian Martens Men's medalists Patrick Chan, centre, along with Yuzuru Hanyu and Daisuke MurakamiHerald photo by Ian Martens Canadian Nam NguyenHerald photo by Ian Martens Japanese figure skating superstar Yuzuru HanyuHerald photo by Ian Martens Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, of Russia, spins in the ladies free program on her way to on her way to second place overall during Skate Canada International Saturday at the Enmax Centre. Herald photo by Ian Martens Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje ice dance Herald photo by Ian Martens Canadian Kaetlyn Osmond performs her routine in the ladies free program during Skate Canada International Saturday at the Enmax Centre. Osmond would end up in 11th place overall. Herald photo by Ian Martens Laurence Fournier Beaudry  looks out over partner Nikolaj Sorensen's cut finger during the free dance program at Skate Canada International Saturday at the Enmax Centre. Herald photo by Ian Martens Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje celebrate their win in ice dance Herald photo by Ian Martens Ksenia Monko and Kirill Khaliavin of Russia free dance Herald photo by Ian Martens Canadians Francois-Xavier Ouellette Elisabeth Paradis free dance Herald photo by Ian Martens Canadians Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro pairs thrid place Herald photo by Ian Martens Canadian flags are waved in in support of the national team during Skate Canada International Saturday at the Enmax Centre. Herald photo by Ian Martens Canadian Keegan Messing Herald photo by Ian Martens Ashley Wagner, of the United States, reacts at the end of her first place winning routine in the ladies free program during Skate Canada International Saturday at the Enmax Centre. Herald photo by Ian Martens Winnie-the-Pooh costumed fans cheer Japanese figure skating superstar Yuzuru Hanyu Herald photo by Ian Martens Figure skating fans Helen Irwin and her daughter Kaytrin, as Marie Antoinette and a girl Minion, get into the Halloween spirit during Skate Canada International Saturday at the Enmax Centre. Herald photo by Ian Martens First place Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, centre, pose with Americans Maia and Alex Shibutani and Russians Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Solovjev with their ice dance medals at Skate Canada International Saturday at the Enmax Centre. Herald photo by Ian Martens Canadian Meagan Duhamel grazes the ice with her hair in a low spin with partner Eric Radford during the pairs free program at Skate Canada International Saturday at the Enmax Centre. Herald photo by Ian Martens Kana Murakami, of Japan, gives a wink at the end of her routine in the ladies free program during Skate Canada International Saturday at the Enmax Centre. Herald photo by Ian Martens Jin Seo Kim of Korea