There were several holiday-themed group numbers, and some of the skaters chose to perform to holiday music, but the show presented a nice mix of both contemporary and seasonal themes.For the skaters, it was a nice chance to return to Lake Placid, a place each of them have performed at least once. It's fun to bring this show here since we have been coming to Lake Placid for Stars every year." Bradley, who has been to Lake Placid many times as a guest skater in ice shows and for other skating events, agreed that there is something special about being in Lake Placid, especially in an Olympic year. It always adds more energy and there's a skating resurgence during the Olympics," Bradley said.All of the cast in black and white jester-like outfits participated in this routine, but Shawn Sawyer’s backwards bends while skating amazed me and made my back ache just watching him. The routine was flawless, as the moves were timed perfectly with the music.The 2012-2013 US Stars on Ice tour will debut at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid on Dec. Yet despite that insanely busy plate, Stojko’s love for figure skating has brought him back to Stars on Ice.Elvis will join a star-studded ensemble of Canada’s most beloved skaters in the Investors Group Stars on Ice presented by Lindt 2016 Tour.LAKE PLACID - Although Stars on Ice was not in Lake Placid this December, it's absence was filled by Holiday Festival on Ice, which brought world-class skaters to the Olympic Center on Dec. The show was headlined by four-time world champion Kurt Browning, who also starred in last year's Stars on Ice.
Originally, the Holiday Festival on Ice show toured in Canada and was a well-received CBC holiday television special.The Tour will visit Winnipeg on Wednesday, May 11 for a PM performance at the MTS Centre.Since his last Stars on Ice performance in 2006, Stojko was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame; wrote a book about his career called “Heart and Soul;” played smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in a production of “Chicago, the Musical;” released an album; became a professional Go-Kart racer; won a Kung Fu championship; and married Mexican figure skater Gladys Orozco.With limited budgets, PMG negotiated a discounted sponsorship of the 26th Anniversary of the Stars on Ice 2016 Tour across Canada that is sold out.The partnership was narrowed to the key markets in Canada for our client, Antigua and Barbuda: Ottawa, Toronto, Hamilton and London.This year’s cast includes 2010 Olympic Gold Medallists, two-time World Champions and six-time Canadian Champions Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir; three-time World Champion, 2014 Olympic Silver Medallist, and seven-time Canadian Champion Patrick Chan; 2015 World Champions, 2014 Olympic Silver Medallists, and reigning four-time Canadian Champions Meagan Duhamel & Eric Radford; Olympic Bronze Medallist and six-time Canadian Champion Joannie Rochette; Olympic Bronze Medallist, World Champion and three-time Canadian Champion Jeffrey Buttle; and 2015 Canadian Champions and two-time World Medallists Kaitlyn Weaver & Andrew Poje.