Marie-France Dubreuil

Marie-France Dubreuil
Marie-France Dubreuil

Dubreuil with Patrice Lauzon
Personal information
Country represented  Canada
Born August 11, 1974 (1974-08-11) (age 37)
Residence Lyon, France
Height 163 cm (5.35 ft)
Partner Patrice Lauzon
Former partner Bruno Yvars, Tomas Morbacher
Former coach Muriel Zazoui, Steffany Hanlen, Sylvie Fullum, Francois Vallee
Former choreographer David Wilson, Julie Marcotte
Skating club CPA St-Leonard
Retired May 20, 2008
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 203.69
2004 Skate Canada
Comp. dance 40.51
2005 World Championships
Original dance 60.99
2004 Cup of China
Free dance 107.88
2003 Trophée Lalique

Marie-France Dubreuil (born August 11, 1974) is a Canadian ice dancer. With partner and husband Patrice Lauzon, she is the 2006 & 2007 World silver medalist.



Dubreuil was born in Montreal, Quebec. When she was five, she asked for skating lessons for her birthday and her grandmother gave her skates as a present.[1] She took up ice dancing at the age of ten.[1]

Competing with Bruno Yvars, she won the bronze medal at 1990 Junior Worlds.[1] She teamed up with Patrice Lauzon in 1995 and they placed 6th at their first Canadian Championships.

They captured the gold medal at the Canadian National Championships five times and competed at the Winter Olympics twice. However, they had to withdraw from the 2006 Winter Olympics after she suffered an injury from a fall during a lift attempt at the end of a program that required Lauzon to carry her off the ice afterward. They recovered to win the silver medal at the 2006 World Championships in Calgary. They started out the next season strongly by winning the Skate Canada and NHK Trophy events, qualifying them for the Grand Prix Final. They ended up with a silver medal in the Grand Prix Final and ended their season on a strong note, capturing their second consecutive silver medal at the 2007 World Championships.

Dubreuil & Lauzon took the 2007-2008 season off and skated in ice shows. They announced their retirement from competitive skating on May 20, 2008.,[2] and they married in August 2008. [1] On December 24th, 2010, Dubreuil gave birth to a little girl, Billie-Rose.[3]

Dubreuil appears on the CBC Television series Battle of the Blades, where female figure skaters are paired with retired ice hockey players in a figure skating competition. She and her season 1 partner, Stéphane Richer finished in third place. She took season 2 off because she was pregnant, and later gave birth to her first child, daughter Billie-Rose. Dubreuil returned for the third season of the show, and is currently paired with Bryan Berard.[4]


(with Lauzon)

Event 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07
Winter Olympics 12th WD
World Championships 10th 11th 10th 10th 8th 7th 2nd 2nd
Four Continents Championships 2nd 3rd 4th 2nd 1st
Canadian Championships 6th 4th 4th 4th 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st
Grand Prix Final 6th 6th 6th 6th 5th 3rd 2nd
Skate Canada International 4th 3rd 2nd 3rd 2nd 1st 1st
Bofrost Cup 8th 2nd 4th 1st
Cup of China 3rd
Trophée Lalique 6th 2nd
Cup of Russia 6th 5th 6th
NHK Trophy 4th 1st 1st
Trophee Lysiane Lauret 11th
Karl Schafer Memorial Award 6th
Golden Spin of Zagreb 2nd
Czech Skate 1st

(with Bruno Yvars)

Event 1989–90 1990–91
World Junior Championships 3rd 5th


Season Original Dance Free Dance Exhibition
2006-2007 Paya d'Ora
by Del Tango de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
At Last
by Etta James
Ne Me Quitte Pas
Jacques Brel
Whole Lotta Love
by Tina Turner
2005-2006 Salsa and Rhumba remix of Ne Me Quitte Pas
by Jacques Brel
Somewhere in Time
score by John Barry
Ne Me Quitte Pas
by Jacques Brel;
Singing in the Rain
by Arthur Freed
2004-2005 Singin' in the Rain
by Arthur Freed
Winter Vision
by Scott Fitzgerald
by Peter Gabriel
Singing in the Rain
by Arthur Freed
2003-2004 Americano
by Renato Carosone
Why Don't You Do Right
Des Tours De Vies (Nu Tango)
by Antony Rouchier
Santa Maria (del Buen Ayre)
by Christoph Mullee and Edouardo Markoff
Vuelvo Al Sur
by Ástor Piazzolla
Tango Inna Babylone (Nu Tango)
by Cesar Valente, Sebastien Isaia and Antony Rouchier
L'Oiseau; Glory Box
by Portishead
2002-2003 At the Ball, Furioso Polka
by Johann Strauss
Dance with my Heart
by Majoly
Tango Medley
2001-2002 Yo Soy Maria
Balada Renga Para Un Organito Loco
Yo Soy Maria
by Ástor Piazzolla
Madame Butterfly
by Giacomo Puccini
2000-2001 L-O-V-E
by Nat King Cole
My Melancholy Baby
by E. Burnette and G. A. Norton from Forget Paris soundtrack
Victorious Titus from Titus soundtrack
by E. Goldenthal)
The Ninth Gate soundtrack
1999-2000 Relax and Mambo (Machito)
Dance with Me soundtrack
Life Is Beautiful soundtrack The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
by Georges Michael
The Feeling Begins
by Peter Gabriel
1998-1999 La Grimas Y Sonisas; Argentine Waltz The Feeling Begins
by Peter Gabriel


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