Valérie Saurette

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Valerie Saurette
Saurette fecteau.jpg
Saurette competes with Jean-Sébastien Fecteau in 2002.
Personal information
Country represented Canada
Born (1975-07-23) July 23, 1975 (age 42)
Granby, Quebec
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Former partner Jean-Sébastien Fecteau, Steven Ing, Ian Connolly
Former coach Richard Gauthier
Former choreographer Julie Brault
Skating club CPA St-Leonard
Began skating 1983
Retired 2002

Valerie Saurette (born July 23, 1975) is a Canadian former pair skater. She is best known for her partnership with Jean-Sébastien Fecteau from 1995 to 2002. The pair competed on the Grand Prix series for three seasons, twice at the Four Continents (best result was fourth), and once at the World Championships, placing 13th. They won the silver medal at the 2001 Nebelhorn Trophy and three bronze medals at the Canadian Championships.


(with Fecteau)

Season Short program Free skating
  • Blow up a Go-Go
    by J. Clarke
  • Palladio Allegretto
    by Karl Jenkins
    performed by the
    London Philharmonic Strings, the Smith Quartet
  • Songs from Secret Garden
    by Rolf Lovland
    performed by RTÉ Concert Orchestra, John Tale

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Fecteau)

Event 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02
Worlds 13th
Four Continents 4th 6th
GP Lalique 6th 8th
GP NHK Trophy 6th
GP Skate America 7th
GP Skate Canada 6th
GP Sparkassen 5th 4th
Nebelhorn 2nd
Czech Skate 1st
Canadian Champ. 8th 9th 3rd 3rd 3rd 6th 5th
GP = Grand Prix


  1. ^ a b "Valerie SAURETTE / Jean-Sebastien FECTEAU: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on June 11, 2002. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Valerie Saurette at Wikimedia Commons