|Full name||Catherine Carle|
|Born||September 6, 2003|
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
|Height||167 cm (66 in)|
|Former coach||Ann Fisher|
|Skating club||Skate Oakville|
Catherine Carle (born September 6, 2003 in Brampton, Ontario, Canada) is a competitive Canadian figure skater competing in ladies' singles. She is the Canadian national Novice champion (2017) and is now competing at the Junior level. Carle is the Canadian record holder in Novice ladies' singles (prior to the 2018 change).
Carle was born in Brampton, Ontario to Lara Pollock and Sylvain Carle. She has two older and three younger siblings. On May 29, 2017, Carle received the Town of Halton Hills Achievement Award, her home town's top civilian honour for "excellence and achievement."
She started skating at the age of three following in the footsteps of her older sister Helene. They and younger sister Audrey trained at the local Georgetown Skating Club until 2011. Carle joined the Milton Skating Club in 2011 under the tutelage of coach Nancy McDonnell. In 2015, her competitive career took her to Skate Oakville joining her current coach Michelle Leigh.
2015–16 season: National silver medal
In the 2016–16 season, Carle competed on the pre-novice level for the first time at the Skate Canada Challenge. She was third after the short program and won the silver medal overall.
2016–17 season: National gold medal and Canadian record
In the 2016–17 season, Carle competed at the novice level and qualified for the Skate Canada Challenge by winning the Central Ontario Sectional Championship with a triple salchow-triple toe combination. Carle went on to win the Skate Canada Challenge with a Canadian record of 131.22 which she later broke in winning her first appearance at the 2017 Canadian Figure Skating Championships with a score of 133.73. Carle's Canadian record is now considered historical following the changes in scoring methodology. Carle was for the first time assigned to an international competition, the Bavarian Open in Oberstdorf, Germany where she finished 4th overall.
2017–18 season: First year junior
In the 2017–18 season, Carle competed at the Junior level and began training late for the season due to a broken foot. Carle competed at the 30th annual Golden Bear competition in Zagreb, Croatia where she placed 8th overall. She finished the 2018 Canadian Figure Skating Championships in 11th place overall.
2018–19 season: Injury and early season end
2019–20 season: Participation at Youth Olympic Games
In the 2019–20 season, Carle competed at the Junior level. Carle competed at the Volvo Cup in Riga, Latvia where she finished 4th overall. Carle was selected to represent Canada at the Youth Olympic Games in Lausannes, Switzerland.
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