Patrick Chan Wife Elizabeth Gale Putnam: Married Life & Kids

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The renowned Canadian figure skater Patrick Chan exchanged wedding vows with fellow skater Elizabeth Putnam.

Although both have retired, their love for skating persists. Together, they proudly embrace parenthood, blessed with a son.

Canadian Former Competitive Figure Skater Patrick Chan
Canadian Former Competitive Figure Skater Patrick Chan (Source: Instagram)

Patrick Chan is a retired Canadian figure skater born on December 31, 1990, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

He is regarded as one of Canadian history’s most successful and accomplished figure skaters.

Throughout his career, Patrick won numerous accolades and championships. He is a three-time World Champion (2011, 2012, and 2013), a one-time Olympic gold medalist, and a two-time Olympic silver medalist.

After the 2018 Winter Olympics, Patrick Chan announced his retirement from competitive figure skating.

Patrick Chan Wife, Elizabeth Gale Putnam: Relationship Timeline

The ten-time Canadian champion, Patrick Chan, and his wife, Elizabeth Gale Putnam, have celebrated more than 3 years of marital bliss.

Their journey began when Chan and Elizabeth exchanged vows in September 2020.

Patrick Chan & His Son Oliver
Patrick Chan & His Son Oliver (Source: Instagram)

Reportedly, the couple showcased their skills in a 2020 free-skate performance in Vancouver on an untouched plot of glaciered water.

One year after their wedding, the couple joyfully welcomed their son, Oliver, in September 2021.

Who Is Elizabeth Gale Putnam?

Born on November 28, 1984, Elizabeth Gale Putnam is a former competitive pair skater from Canada.

Alongside Sean Wirtz, she won the 2006 Four Continents bronze medal and the Canadian national bronze medal twice (2003–04).

Originally from Toronto, Elizabeth Putnam commenced her training partnership with Sean Wirtz in July 2002.

Patrick Chan With His Wife Elizabeth Putnam
Patrick Chan With His Wife Elizabeth Putnam (Source: Instagram)

In 2007, the pair announced their retirement, citing Sean Wirtz’s injuries, leading to their withdrawal from Grand Prix assignments.

Subsequently, Elizabeth transitioned back to single skating, undertaking training in Vancouver.

Later, she embarked on a different path, pursuing a career in skating on cruise ships.

In 2015, Elizabeth Putnam showcased her skills in a video skating on Widgeon Lake near Coquitlam, situated at an altitude of 2,500 feet.

Chan, Stojko, Headline Stars On Ice Tour

The yearly Stars on Ice TV special pays homage to the Canadian sports icon and legend Kurt Browning, featuring captivating performances by a star-studded cast that includes Patrick Chan and Elvis Stojko.

Although no longer performing on the ice, four-time world champion Kurt Browning’s influence will still hang over the 2024 edition of Stars on Ice at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre on May 16.

Having retired from performing after the 2023 tour, Browning has assumed the roles of director and choreographer for the 2024 tour.

Browning will have a wealth of talent to collaborate with as Elvis Stojko, the 1994 Lillehammer and 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics silver medallist and three-time world champion, returns with his powerful skating style to Blanshard Street.

Adding to the star power, three-time Olympic medallist and three-time world champion Patrick Chan will also make a comeback.

Since the opening of the Memorial Centre in 2005, Victoria has been a regular annual destination for the Stars on Ice tour.

Suyash Shrestha
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