Olympic silver medallist Kevin Reynolds retires from competitive figure skating
OTTAWA — Kevin Reynolds has announced his retirement from competitive figure skating, ending a career that includes an Olympic silver medal.
Reynolds was part of Canada’s silver-medallist squad when the team event made its debut at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
He also won a gold medal in men’s singles competition at the ISU Four Continents Championships in Osaka, Japan and bronze in the junior men’s event at the 2006 ISU Grand Prix Final in Sofia, Bulgaria.
“Despite an encouraging start to the season with a new personal best short program, I was unable maintain this form and my body has started to tell me it has had enough,” Reynolds said in a statement. “It was a tough decision but given the circumstances I know it is the right choice.”