World ice dance champions Madison Chock and Evan Bates have decided not to compete in the upcoming Four Continents Championships scheduled for February 1-4 in Shanghai.
According to information from The Skating Lesson, the duo of Emilia Zingas and Vadim Kolesnik will take their place. The reasons for Chock and Bates’ absence from the tournament were not announced.
On January 28, Chock and Bates won the U.S. Championship in Columbus.
Women: Madeline Schizas Men: Wesley Chiu Roman Sadovsky Pairs: Laurin/Ethier Pereira/Michaud Stellato-Dudek/Deschamps Ice dance: Fournier Beaudry/Soerensen Gilles/Poirier Lajoie/Lagha source