Battle of the Blades pair axed

From a media release:


  • Isabelle Brasseur and Todd Warriner return for another week

Jamie and Theo fifth eliminated pair Nov 8 2010Though they skated to the Bee Gees Stayin’ Alive, it just wasn’t enough to keep Jamie Salé and Theo Fleury safe this week, as they became the fifth eliminated pair on BATTLE OF THE BLADES. Isabelle Brasseur and Todd Warriner, who also found themselves in the bottom two, will remain in the game for another week maintaining their chance to win a $100,000 donation to their charity of choice.

Wowing the crowds and completely getting into the character of their chosen film, Saturday Night Fever, Jamie and Theo’s routine earned them a total score of 17.1 from the judges after Sunday’s performance. This week’s judging panel: Sandra Bezic, Jeremy Roenick and guest judge Toller Cranston were clearly distraught with their decision to eliminate this pair who were obviously crowd favourites; but after two falls and a technically flawed performance, they were left with no choice. For their efforts, The Men’s Project will receive a $25,000 donation in Jamie and Theo’s honour.

With just two weeks left in the competition, the final four pairs will compete on Sunday, November 14: Shae-Lynn Bourne and Patrice Brisebois, Isabelle Brasseur and Todd Warriner, Katia Gordeeva and Valeri Bure, Kyoko Ina and Kelly Chase.

Viewers can learn more about the competitors at, the official online portal for the BATTLE OF THE BLADES. In addition to videos, blogs and behind-the-scene photos, the site offers viewers the opportunity to become fans of their favourite pair and track each participant’s activity as they strive to be the final pair remaining at the end of the series.

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