Jean-Michel Bombardier

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Jean-Michel Bombardier
Personal information
Country represented Canada
Born (1970-08-22) August 22, 1970 (age 46)
Partner Michelle Menzies
Stacey Ball
Marie-Josée Fortin
Retired 1998

Jean-Michel Bombardier (born August 22, 1970) is a Canadian former pair skater. With Michelle Menzies, he won two national titles and finished in the top ten at three World Championships.

Personal life[edit]

Bombardier was born in Montreal, Quebec. He married fellow Canadian figure skater Josée Chouinard, and the couple had two children, twins Noah and Fiona, before separating in 2006.[1]

Career[edit]

Early in his career, Bombardier competed with Marie-Josée Fortin. With Stacey Ball, he won gold at the 1990 Nebelhorn Trophy, gold at the 1991 Skate America, and bronze at the 1991 Canadian Championships. They finished 8th at the 1991 World Championships.

In 1992, he teamed up with Michelle Menzies. The pair won two national titles, in 1995 and 1996.[2] They won silver at the 1992 Skate Canada International and bronze the following year. They finished in the top ten at three World Championships.

Results[edit]

With Fortin[edit]

International[3]
Event 1990
International St. Gervais 1st

With Ball[edit]

International[4]
Event 1989–90 1990–91 1991–92
World Championships 8th
Skate America 5th 5th 1st
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st
National[4]
Canadian Championships 3rd

With Menzies[edit]

International[5]
Event 92–93 93–94 94–95 95–96 96–97 97–98
World Champ. 7th 10th 8th
Skate America 8th 4th
Skate Canada 2nd 3rd 7th 7th 6th
Trophée Lalique 7th 10th 8th
Nations Cup 6th
NHK Trophy 6th 6th
National[5]
Canadian Champ. 2nd 1st 1st 3rd 4th

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, Mike (February 28, 2010). "Lure of the rings". Canwest News Service. canada.com. Archived from the original on June 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Canadian National Championships Medallists" (PDF). Skate Canada. p. 15. Archived (PDF) from the original on February 24, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Marie-Josée FORTIN / Jean-Michel BOMBARDIER". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 27, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Stacey BALL / Jean-Michel BOMBARDIER". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 27, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "Michelle MENZIES / Jean-Michel BOMBARDIER". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 27, 2017.