Choreographer: Kelly Johnson
Anabelle returns for Season 3 of Battle of the Blades and is sure to deliver energetic, athletic and competitive performances once again. As Georges Laraque's partner in Season 2, Anabelle experienced several dramatic falls and is well aware of the risks of partnering with these hockey players.
Anabelle retired from competitive skating in May 2010 following the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, marking the end of a long and successful pairs skating career. She and partner Cody Hay won the Canadian Pairs title in 2008 but missed the entire 2009 season due to a serious ankle injury which required several operations. However, they rebounded to accomplish their dream of securing a spot on the 2010 Canadian Olympic Team where they placed ninth overall.
A native of Hull, QC, she has represented Canada internationally since 2001, first with Patrice Archetto, then with Cody since 2005. She has finished in the top ten at the World Championships six times. She and Cody won their first national title at the 2008 Canadian Figure Skating Championships in Vancouver, then went on to place eighth at the 2008 World Championships in Sweden.
Since retiring from competition, Anabelle has been coaching in Barrie, ON, and is engaged to be married to her skating partner, Cody. They plan on moving to Calgary to continue coaching following Season 3 Battle of the Blades. This fall, during her intense training schedule for Battle of the Blades Anabelle plans also to continue her studies in psychology.
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