Alaine Chartrand

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Alaine Chartrand
Alaine Chartrand.jpg
Chartrand at the 2015 Four Continents.
Personal information
Country represented Canada
Born (1996-03-26) March 26, 1996 (age 22)
Brockville, Ontario
Home town Prescott, Ontario
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Coach Michelle Leigh, Christy Krall
Former coach Brian Orser, Leonid Birinberg, Mary Jayne Rachotte, Robert Kazimir
Choreographer David Wilson, Shae-Lynn Bourne
Former choreographer Jeffrey Buttle, Jennifer Robinson
Skating club Prescott FSC
Former skating club Nepean SC
Training locations Oakville, Ontario; Colorado Springs, USA
Former training locations Nepean, Ontario; Prescott, Ontario
Began skating 1999
World standing 33 (As of 18 February 2018)[1]
Season's bests 49 (2017-18) 30 (2016-17)
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 186.11
2016 Autumn Classic International
Short program 67.38
2015 Rostelecom Cup
Free skate 129.50
2016 Autumn Classic International

Alaine Chartrand (born March 26, 1996) is a Canadian figure skater. She is the 2014 Rostelecom Cup bronze medalist and 2016 Canadian national champion.

Personal life[edit]

Alaine Chartrand was born on March 26, 1996 in Brockville, Ontario.[2][3] She is the daughter of Heather and John Chartrand, and has a brother, Andrew.[4] She attended Thousand Islands Secondary School,[5] graduating in 2014.[6] In 2018, she will enroll at York University in Toronto.[7]

Career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Chartrand began learning to skate in 1999.[8] Mary Jayne Rashotte became her coach when she was four years old.[9]

2012–2013 season[edit]

Chartrand debuted on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series in autumn 2012. After winning the senior bronze medal at the 2013 Canadian Championships, she was sent to the 2013 World Junior Championships in Milan, Italy, where she finished eighth.

2013–2014 season[edit]

In 2014, Chartrand ranked fifth at the Canadian Championships and was named in Canada's team to the Four Continents Championships. Making her senior international debut, she placed seventh in Taipei. She then came in fifth at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

2014–2015 season[edit]

As of August 2014, Chartrand's coaches included Leonid Birinberg at the Nepean Skating Club in Nepean, Ontario; Michelle Leigh at the Oakville Skating Club in Oakville, Mariposa in Barrie, or Canadian Ice Academy; and Rashotte at the Prescott Figure Skating Club in Prescott.[9] She was also coached by Brian Orser at the Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club in Toronto, Ontario and worked with Gary Beacom on footwork.[9] Chartrand debuted on the senior Grand Prix series at the 2014 Skate Canada International, finishing seventh. At the 2014 Rostelecom Cup, she obtained her first GP medal, bronze, having placed first in the short program and third in the free skate.[10]

Chartrand competed at the 2015 Canadian Championships where she won the silver medal. She was named to Canada's world team and finished in 11th spot at the 2015 World Championships in Shanghai, China, thus securing two spots for Canadian women at the 2016 World Championships. Chartrand closed her season by finishing 11th at 2015 World Team Trophy where Team Canada finished fourth overall.

2015–2016 season[edit]

Chartrand began her season on the ISU Challenger Series, placing 4th at the 2015 Nebelhorn Trophy. Assigned to two Grand Prix events,[11] she finished 12th at the 2015 Skate America and then 6th at the 2015 Rostelecom Cup. She placed second in both segments at the 2016 Canadian Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and won the gold medal by a margin of four points over Gabrielle Daleman and Kaetlyn Osmond. [12]

At the 2016 Four Continents Championships in Taipei, Chartrand placed 7th in the short, 14th in the free, and 11th overall. She finished 17th at the 2016 World Championships in Boston, having ranked 17th in both segments.

2016–2017 season[edit]

Chartrand began her season with a silver medal behind Mirai Nagasu at the 2016 CS Autumn Classic International, having placed 6th in the short program and first in the free skate. Competing on the Grand Prix series, she finished 5th at the 2016 Skate Canada International and 10th at the 2016 NHK Trophy.

She received the bronze medal at the 2017 Canadian Championships and finished 11th at the 2017 Four Continents Championships in Gangneung, South Korea. She was coached by Michelle Leigh and Brian Orser in Ottawa and Toronto.[13]

2017–2018 season[edit]

Chartrand decided to train primarily in Oakville, Ontario, coached by Michelle Leigh, and to travel occasionally to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to train under Christy Krall.[14] She placed 4th at the 2018 Canadian Championships and 8th at the 2018 Four Continents Championships.

In June 2018, Chartrand decided to train at the York Region Skating Academy, coached by Tracey Wainman and Grzegorz Filipowski.[7]

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2018–2019
[7]
2017–2018
[8][15][16]
  • Sunset Boulevard
    by Andrew Lloyd Webber
    choreo. by David Wilson
2016–2017
[13]
  • Lilies of the Valley
    (from Pina)
    by Jun Miyake
    choreo. by Shae-Lynn Bourne

2015–2016
[2][17]
  • Lilies of the Valley
    (from Pina)
    by Jun Miyake
    choreo. by Shae-Lynn Bourne
2014–2015
[9][18]
  • La Leyenda del Beso
    by Reveriano Soutullo, Juan Vert
    choreo. by David Wilson
2013–2014
[19][20]
  • Torn - Resolve Compilation
    by Nathan Lanier
    choreo. by Jeffrey Buttle
  • Funkytown
    by Lipps Inc
2012–2013
[21]

Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

International[22]
Event 10–11 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19
Worlds 11th 17th
Four Continents 7th 10th 11th 11th 8th
GP NHK Trophy 10th 11th
GP Rostelecom Cup 3rd 6th
GP Skate America 12th TBD
GP Skate Canada 7th 5th 11th TBD
CS Autumn Classic 2nd 5th
CS Nebelhorn 4th
CS U.S. Classic 4th
International: Junior[22]
Junior Worlds 8th 5th
JGP Belarus 7th
JGP Croatia 6th
JGP Latvia 4th
JGP USA 7th
National[3]
Canadian Champ. 10th J 9th 3rd 5th 2nd 1st 3rd 4th
Team events
World Team
Trophy
4th T
11th P
4th T
10th P
J = Junior level; WD = Withdrew
T = Team result; P = Personal result. Medals awarded for team result only.

Detailed results[edit]

2017–18 season
Date Event SP FS Total
January 22–28, 2018 2018 Four Continents Championships 8
59.86
6
112.55
8
172.41
January 8–14, 2018 2018 Canadian Championships 9
52.19
4
112.02
4
164.21
November 10–12, 2017 2017 NHK Trophy 12
49.60
9
109.76
11
159.36
September 20–23, 2017 2017 CS Autumn Classic 6
55.21
6
107.21
5
162.42
2016–17 season
Date Event SP FS Total
April 20–23, 2017 2017 World Team Trophy 10
59.13
11
107.15
4T/10P
166.28
February 15–19, 2017 2017 Four Continents Championships 14
53.64
8
113.48
11
167.12
January 16–22, 2016 2017 Canadian Championships 3
67.41
3
114.66
3
182.07
November 25–27, 2016 2016 NHK Trophy 8
58.72
11
101.50
10
160.22
October 28–30, 2016 2016 Skate Canada International 6
62.15
4
123.41
5
185.56
September 28– Oct 1, 2016 2016 CS Autumn Classic International 6
56.61
1
129.50
2
186.11
2015–16 season
March 28 – April 3, 2016 2016 World Championships 17
55.67
17
102.15
17
157.82
February 16–21, 2016 2016 Four Continents Championships 7
59.71
14
106.02
11
165.73
January 18–24, 2016 2016 Canadian Championships 2
68.81
2
133.18
1
201.99
November 20–22, 2015 2015 Rostelecom Cup 2
67.38
7
106.04
6
173.42
October 23–25, 2015 2015 Skate America 6
59.40
12
88.80
12
148.20
September 24–26, 2015 2015 Nebelhorn Trophy 2
58.73
5
102.62
4
161.35
2014–15 season
Date Event SP FS Total
April 16–19, 2015 2015 World Team Trophy 9
54.64
11
81.90
4T/11P
136.54
March 23–29, 2015 2015 World Championships 10
60.24
12
100.94
11
161.18
February 9–15, 2015 2015 Four Continents Championships 6
58.50
10
102.72
10
161.22
January 19–25, 2015 2015 Canadian Championships 3
60.25
1
123.99
2
184.24
November 14–16, 2014 2014 Rostelecom Cup 1
61.18
3
110.82
3
172.00
October 31 – November 2, 2014 2014 Skate Canada International 7
57.06
7
99.16
7
156.22
September 11–14, 2014 2014 U.S. Classic 4
58.35
4
103.30
4
161.65
2013–14 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
March 10–16, 2014 2014 World Junior Championships Junior 7
54.68
5
109.67
5
164.35
January 20–26, 2014 2014 Four Continents Championships Senior 15
52.14
5
113.05
7
165.19
January 9–15, 2014 2014 Canadian Championships Senior 5
53.89
4
107.57
5
161.46
September 25–28, 2013 2013 JGP Belarus Junior 6
49.60
6
91.49
7
141.09
August 28–31, 2013 2013 JGP Latvia Junior 6
49.60
3
97.35
4
146.95
2012–13 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
February 25 – March 3, 2013 2013 World Junior Championships Junior 12
48.14
7
96.24
8
144.38
January 13–20, 2013 2013 Canadian Championships Senior 6
50.76
3
106.46
3
157.22
October 3–6, 2012 2012 JGP Croatia Junior 4
47.62
6
90.10
6
137.72
August 29 – September 1, 2012 2012 JGP United States Junior 9
43.42
6
90.01
7
133.43
2011–12 season
Date Event Level SP FS Total
January 16–22, 2012 2012 Canadian Championships Senior 15
39.45
7
89.32
9
128.77

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ISU World Standings for Single & Pair Skating and Ice Dance: Ladies". International Skating Union. June 8, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Alaine CHARTRAND: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Alaine Chartrand". Skate Canada. Retrieved September 15, 2014. 
  4. ^ Buffery, Steve (January 22, 2016). "Skater Alaine Chartrand driven to succeed". Toronto Sun. 
  5. ^ Cleary, Martin (December 9, 2011). "Ottawa Valley's Alaine Chartrand jumps from obscurity into a figure skater to watch" (PDF). Ottawa Citizen. Skate EOS. 
  6. ^ "Meet Elite Member: Alaine Chartrand". Titika.ca. August 27, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c Slater, Paula (July 26, 2018). "Alaine Chartrand: "This season is for me"". goldenskate.com. 
  8. ^ a b "Alaine CHARTRAND: 2017/2018". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 29, 2018. 
  9. ^ a b c d Slater, Paula (August 23, 2014). "Chartrand readies for Grand Prix debut". Golden Skate. 
  10. ^ Luchianov, Vladislav (December 22, 2014). "Chartrand wants to push herself, sport to the limit". IceNetwork. 
  11. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2015/16- Ladies" (PDF). International Skating Union. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 2, 2015. Retrieved 16 June 2015. 
  12. ^ Slater, Paula (January 24, 2016). "Chartrand nabs first Canadian National title". Golden Skate. 
  13. ^ a b "Alaine CHARTRAND: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 30, 2017. 
  14. ^ Smith, Beverley (October 19, 2017). "Alaine Chartrand: a new outlook". bevsmithwrites.wordpress.com. 
  15. ^ Chartrand, Alain [@AlaineChartrand] (April 4, 2017). ""My liberty is a tango" 🌹 So excited about my new Libertango short program! Thanks @shaelynnbourne! 😊" (Tweet) – via Twitter. 
  16. ^ Chartrand, Alain (May 24, 2017). "My new long is to music from Sunset Boulevard! 🌇 And I was there! 🌞 Thank you @itsmedwlsn for another incredible program!" (Instagram). 
  17. ^ Slater, Paula (August 23, 2015). "Chartrand eyes Grand Prix podiums for 2015-16". Golden Skate. 
  18. ^ "Alaine CHARTRAND: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 21, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Alaine CHARTRAND: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 22, 2014. 
  20. ^ Smith, Beverley (December 4, 2013). "Alaine Chartrand on the road to success". Skate Canada. 
  21. ^ "Alaine CHARTRAND: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 6, 2013. 
  22. ^ a b "Competition Results: Alaine CHARTRAND". International Skating Union. 

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