Cynthia Phaneuf


Veteran of two World Championships … 2003 Canadian champion … Skated in four ISU Four Continents, top result silver in 2004.

Getting to know…

Injury forced her to reconsider future and question figure skating career … Started skating at age four … Landed first triple jump, a triple salchow, at age 11 … Switched to golden blades for the 2003-04 season … Considers herself not bad at cooking.

Olympic Highlights

Games Sport Event Finish
2010 VancouverFigure SkatingSingles - Women12

Notable International Results

World Championship Results: 2009 (Los Angeles, USA): 15th 2005 (Moscow, RUS): 20th

Career Notes

2009-10: Won silver at nationals, earning an Olympic berth ... Was 6th at NHK Trophy and 7th at Skate Canada International. 2008-09: Finished career-best 15th at WC (03/29/09) ... Skated to 5th place at ISU Four Continents ... Canadian Championships silver medallist ... Was 7th at NHK Trophy and 8th at Skate Canada International. 2007-08: Finished 7th at ISU Four Continents ... Bronze medallist at nationals ... Skated to 10th spot at Skate Canada International. 2006-07: It was a return-from-injury season ... Finished 15th at ISU Four Continents ... Grabbed 4th spot at nationals. 2005-06: Hurt right ankle in practice, led to a stress fracture that cost her the season and an Olympic berth. 2004-05: Finished 20th in first WC ... Silver medallist at nationals ... Finished sixth at Grand Prix Final ... Won Skate Canada International ... Skate America silver medallist and 5th-place finisher at Nebelhorn Trophy. 2003-04: A breakthrough season ... Captured silver at ISU Four Continents, her first-ever senior international event (01/23/04) ... At age 15, beat Joannie Rochette and six-time winner Jennifer Robinson to become Canadian champion ... Elected to skate at Junior WC, finished 10th ... Won bronze at a Junior Grand Prix. 2002-03: Finished 7th at nationals ... Captured bronze at a Junior Grand Prix in Montreal ... As junior, won the Mladost Trophy. 1998-2002: Finished 2nd at 2002 junior nationals ... Won a 2001 Junior Grand Prix.