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Canada Skateboard’s Announces 2023 National Team Program

Canada Skateboard is proud to announce its roster of skateboarders for the 2023 National and Development Team program, ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic qualifications. With 20 astonishing Canadian skateboarders, the program focuses on qualifying athletes for Paris 2024 through the World Skate Pro Tour, and preparing for Los Angeles 2028. The Olympic qualification process is ardous, but thanks to the experiences and lessons learned from Tokyo 2020, the team is ready and in good hands with qualified coaches.

Ahead of Paris, the athletes will compete in Argentina, Italy, Switzerland, the U.A.E, and across Canada this summer at the Slurpee Canada Skateboard Open Tour.

“Canada Skateboard's National Team is an eclectic, multi-generational, and confident group of skateboarders. A brilliant blend of leadership and experience combined with youth and enthusiasm. We are excited to see what this talented team of individuals can accomplish on the world's stage!” - Hagan McCreath, Executive Director, Canada Skateboard.

Canada Skateboard’s 2022 National and Development Skateboard Team:

Street Team:

  • Samantha Secours, Montréal

  • Morgan Dejardins Turgeon, Montreal

  • Fay De Fazio Ebert, Toronto

  • Christoper Setinas, Markham, ON

  • Ryan Decenzo, Vancouver

  • Ben Paterson, Oakville, ON

  • Matt Berger, Kamloops BC

  • Tom Nelner, Calgary

  • Micky Papa, Vancouver

  • Cordano Russell, London, ON

  • Johnny Purcell, Halifax

  • Shay Sandiford, Courtenay BC

  • Maddy Balt, Toronto

Park Team:

  • Fay De Fazio Ebert, Toronto

  • James Clarke, Vancouver

  • Reese Nelson, Calgary

  • Jesse Ingrilli, Calgary

  • Caleb Nicholls. Calgary

  • Phil Dulude, Montreal

  • Adam Hopkins, Thunder Bay ON

In addition to the team, Canada Skateboard welcomes its first official National Team Coach, Sean Hayes. For several years, Sean has been a pillar working with the national team. His knowledge and experience continues to prove critical to the team’s success.

“This group never ceases to impress me; from what they can do on their skateboards, to how they carry themselves off of them. This next season leading into Paris 2024 will test what we are made of and I am confident we will rise to the occasion.” - Adam Higgins, High-Performance Director

The Canada Skateboard National Team is a hotspot for success stories in sports. Learn about the Team here. To schedule an interview with any athlete or staff, please contact

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