Patrick Chan

21 Dec

Patrick Chan (Patrick Lewis Wai-Kuan Chan) born December 31, 1990 is a 5 time Canadian figure skating champion.

Patrick Chan’s 2012 – 2013 season start. He started his season at the Japan Open where he finished 5th. His first Grand Prix event was the 2012 Skate Canada where he competed as the defending champion. Patrick Chan won the silver medal behind Spanish skater Javier Fernandez. He then competed in the 2012 Cup of Russia where he won the gold medal after placing first in both the short program and the free skate and collecting 262.35 points overall. Chan qualified for the 2012-2013 Grand Prix Final.

Patrick Chan’s 2012 / 2013 season music selections:

Short program: Elegie in E Flat Minor by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Free skating: La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini

Exhibition: ‘Til Kingdom Come by Coldplay

On April 27, 2011, Patrick Chan set a new world record of 93.02 points for the short program. On April 28, 2011, Patrick Chan then set a new world record for his free skate, receiving an overall score of 280.98. In recognition, Patrick Chan was named the recipient of the prestigious Lou Marsh Award as Canada’s top athlete. He is the 2011 & 2012 World champion, a two-time (2010 & 2011) Grand Prix Final champion, a two-time (2009 & 2012) Four Continents champion and a five-time (2008–2012) Canadian champion. At the 2010 Canadian Championships, he was nominated to represent Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics, where Patrick Chan placed fifth in the men’s event.

Wishing Patrick Chan a wonderful 2012/2013 figure skating season.

 

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