Sébastien Britten

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Sébastien Britten
Personal information
Country represented Canada
Born (1970-05-17) May 17, 1970 (age 47)
Verdun, Quebec, Canada
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Former coach Josée Normand
Former choreographer David Wilson
Skating club CPA Brossard
Retired 1997

Sébastien Britten (born May 17, 1970)[1] is a Canadian former competitive figure skater. He won bronze medals at three senior internationals — the 1992 International de Paris, the 1993 Nations Cup and the 1994 Skate Canada International — and became the Canadian national champion in 1995. Britten represented Canada at the 1994 Winter Olympics, where he placed 10th.[2] He competed at three World Championships, achieving his best result, eighth, in 1994.

In 1998, Britten beat several Olympic and World medallists to win the 1998 World Professional Figure Skating Championships held in Jaca, Spain. Following his retirement from competitive skating, he began working as a coach and choreographer.

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating
1995–96
[1]
  • Light Cavalary Overture
    by Franz von Suppé
  • Poet and Peasant Overture
    by Franz von Suppé

Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Champions Series (Grand Prix)

1990–1997[edit]

International[1]
Event 90–91 91–92 92–93 93–94 94–95 95–96 96–97
Winter Olympics 10th
World Champ. 8th 17th 17th
GP Skate Canada 8th
GP Nations Cup 7th
Int. de Paris /
Trophée de France
3rd 9th
Nations Cup 7th 3rd
Nebelhorn Trophy 6th 6th
Piruetten WD
Skate America 8th
Skate Canada 3rd
National[1]
Canadian Champ. 9th 3rd 4th 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
WD: Withdrew

Novice and junior career[edit]

National
Event 86–87 87–88 88–89 89–90
Canadian Championships 2nd N. 3rd J. 1st J.
Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sebastien BRITTEN". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 10, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Sebastien Britten". Sports Reference.