Lori-Ann Matte

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Lori-Ann Matte
Personal information
Country representedCanada
Born (1999-06-30) June 30, 1999 (age 19)
Yongxiu, China
Home townLévis, Quebec, Canada
Height1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)
PartnerThierry Ferland
CoachRichard Gauthier, Bruno Marcotte
Former coachMartine Simard
Skating clubCPA St. Romuald - St. Jean Levis
Training locationsMontréal, Quebec
Former training locationsLévis, Quebec
Began skating2004
ISU personal best scores
Combined total142.51
2018 Junior Worlds
Short program50.78
2017 Junior Worlds
Free skate92.37
2018 Junior Worlds

Lori-Ann Matte (born June 30, 1999) is a Canadian pair skater. With her skating partner, Thierry Ferland, she is the 2018 Canadian national junior champion and finished within the top ten at two World Junior Championships (2017, 2018).

Personal life[edit]

Lori-Ann Matte was born June 30, 1999, in Yongxiu, China, and grew up in Lévis, Quebec, Canada.[1] As of 2018, she is enrolled at Collège de Rosemont in Montréal.[2]

Career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Matte began learning to skate in 2004.[1] She teamed up with Thierry Ferland around 2010.[3] The pair won the novice bronze medal at the 2015 Canadian Championships and the novice silver medal at the 2015 Canada Winter Games.[4][5] The following season, they moved up to the junior level and placed 6th at the 2016 Canadian Championships.

2016–2017 season[edit]

Matte/Ferland made their ISU Junior Grand Prix debut in September 2016. After winning the junior silver medal at the 2017 Canadian Championships, they were assigned to the 2017 World Junior Championships in Taipei. The pair ranked 7th in the short program, 12th in the free skate, and 9th overall at the competition in Taiwan. They were coached by Martine Simard in Lévis, Quebec, until the end of the season.[6] In May 2017, they relocated to Montréal.[2]

2017–2018 season[edit]

The pair lost several weeks of training after Matte broke her elbow, in autumn 2017.[7] In January, Matte/Ferland won the junior pairs' title at the 2018 Canadian Championships.[8] They placed 10th in the short program, 7th in the free skate, and 9th overall at the 2018 World Junior Championships, which took place in March in Sofia, Bulgaria.[7] Richard Gauthier and Bruno Marcotte coached the pair in Montréal.[9]

2018–2019 season[edit]

Making their senior international debut, Matte/Ferland placed fifth at the 2018 CS Autumn Classic International in September.

Programs[edit]

(with Ferland)

Season Short program Free skating
2018–2019
[1]
  • Ameksa (District 78 Remix)
    performed by Taalbi Brothers
  • Sendero
    performed by Compania Talent Danza
    choreo. by Julie Marcotte
2017–2018
[9]
  • Down the Road
    by C2C
  • Happy
    by C2C, Derek Martin
    choreo. by Julie Marcotte
2016–2017
[6]
2015–2016
[10]
  • Too Darn Hot
    by Cole Porter
    choreo. by Marc-Olivier Bossé

Competitive highlights[edit]

CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

With Ferland

International[11]
Event 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19
CS Autumn Classic 5th
International: Junior[11]
Junior Worlds 9th 9th
JGP Belarus 8th
JGP Czech Republic 6th
JGP Poland 12th
JGP Russia 4th
Bavarian Open 2nd
National[5][11]
Canadian Champ. 5th N 3rd N 6th J 2nd J 1st J 4th
Canada Games 2nd N
Challenge 7th N 2nd N 2nd J 2nd J 1st J 2nd
Challenge, East 3rd P
Section Québec 4th P 2nd N 1st N 1st J 1st
Levels: P = Pre-novice; N = Novice; J = Junior

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Lori-Ann MATTE / Thierry FERLAND: 2018/2019". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 5, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Larose, Yvon (February 1, 2018). "L'élégance et la fluidité sur glace" (in French). Le Fil, Université Laval. Archived from the original on January 7, 2019.
  3. ^ "Lori-Ann Matte et Thierry Ferland, Patinage artistique" (in French). Excellence Sportive de l'Île de Montréal. November 1, 2018. Archived from the original on January 7, 2019.
  4. ^ "L'argent pour le duo Lori-Ann Matte et Thierry Ferland des régions de la Capitale Nationale et Chaudière/Appalaches lors des Jeux du Canada 2015" (PDF). acparqca.com (in French). February 28, 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 7, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Lori-Ann Matte & Thierry Ferland" (PDF) (in French). Patinage Québec. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 7, 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Lori-Ann MATTE / Thierry FERLAND: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 21, 2017.
  7. ^ a b Clément-Robert, Audrey (March 8, 2018). "Le couple Matte et Ferland parmi les dix premiers". sportcom.qc.ca (in French). Archived from the original on January 7, 2019.
  8. ^ "Lori-Ann Matte et Thierry Ferland champions canadiens juniors" (in French). Réseau des sports. January 11, 2018. Archived from the original on January 7, 2019.
  9. ^ a b "Lori-Ann MATTE / Thierry FERLAND: 2017/2018". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 29, 2018.
  10. ^ "Lori-Ann MATTE / Thierry FERLAND: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on August 2, 2016.
  11. ^ a b c "Competition Results: Lori-Ann MATTE / Thierry FERLAND". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 7, 2019.

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