Margaret Purdy, 18, Strathroy, Ont., and Michael Marinaro, 21, Sarnia, Ont., are in Milan Italy representing Canada in the pair discipline at 2013 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships.
This will be their third ISU World Junior Championships, having placed eighth in 2010, and fifth in 2012. Purdy and Marinaro won gold at both of their Grand Prix assignments this season in U.S.A. and Croatia, and placed fourth at the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final in Sochi, Russia.
They are coached by Scott Rachuk and Alison Purkiss at the Competitive Skating Centre of Strathroy.
They are set to skate their short program today (Feb 27).