Georgia Glastris wrote -
FrenchieSkate is a figure skating benefit show in which 100% of the proceeds benefit North Star Reach- a camp for kids with serious health challenges.
Olympic & World figure skating stars will join together on Friday, February 27 at 7 PM at Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Michigan for a performance benefiting North Star Reach (www.northstarreachorg).
FrenchieSkate 2015 is a rare opportunity for skating fans of all ages to see and meet many of the US and world's greatest figure skating stars perform together.
Like last year’s highly successful event in Ann Arbor, this year’s show promises to be a particularly historic and joyous evening as a group of athletes at the peak of their training perform together following US Nationals, Canadian Nationals and Four Continents Championships and prior to World Championships.
The FrenchieSkate 2015 cast includes Patrick Chan, 3-time World Men’s Champion, 5-time Canadian Champion and 2-time Olympic Silver medalist; Jeremy Abbott, 2014 and 2010 US Olympic Team, 2014 Olympic Team Bronze medalist and 4-time US Men’s Champion; Alissa Czisny, 2-time US Ladies Champion; Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, 2014 World Ice Dance Silver medalists, 2015 Canadian Champions, 2014/15 Grand Prix Final Champions and 2014 Olympians; Madison Chock and Evan Bates, 2015 US Ice Dance National Champions, and 2014 Olympians; Maia and Alex Shibutani, 2014 Olympians, 2011 World Ice Dance Bronze Medalists and 3-time US Silver Medalists; Alexa Scimeca and Chris Knierim, 2015 US Pairs Champions; Adam Rippon, 2015 US Men’s Silver Medalist and 2-time World Junior Champion; Alexandra Paul and Mitchell Islam, 2014 Olympians and 2-time Canadian Ice Dance Bronze Medalists; Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue, 2014 Four Continents Ice Dance Champions 2-time US Bronze Medalists; Elladj Balde, 2014 Canadian World Team Member and Canadian Junior Champion; Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-luc Baker, 2014 World Junior Ice Dance Champions and 2015 US Pewter Medalists; Reyna Hamui, 4x Mexican Ladies Champion; DeeDee Leng and Simon Shnapir, (she a US Junior Ladies Champion and he a 2014 Olympic Team Pairs Bronze Medalist); Georgia Glastris, 3-time Greek Ladies Champion; the Harmony Theatre Company and Evolution Synchronized Skating Team.
Michael Buckley, internet celebrity, vlogger and IceNetwork host returns as emcee of FrenchieSkate 2015. The show is organized by the athletes themselves in association with US Figure Skating, and the Detroit Skating Club.
For more information on FrenchieSkate visit www.FrenchieSkate.com. For more information on North Star Reach visit www.northstarreach.org.
Tickets and VIP Meet & Greet Packages are available NOW at www.compusarearena.com