Jesse Joe Pelletier is the son of the famous Canadian pair skaters David Pelletier and Jamie Sale. Jesse Joe Pelletier was born in 2007, a few years after his parents tied the knot, and Pelletier announced the good news to his fans praising his wife for being good-looking a day after giving birth. Joe Jose Pelletier may still be young, but here are more details about his family.
Jesse Joe Pelletier’s Parents
The parents of Joe Pelletier are both recognized skaters who made Canada proud as pair skaters. Although his parents were involved in scandals and divorce, they continued being skater partners and won many sports together.
Jesse Joe Pelletier’s parents made the revival of skating sports in Canada. Sale won Skate Canada while Pelletier won Skate America, leading to a successful skating sport in Canada.
During the 2002 Winter Olympics, Jesse Joe Pelletier’s parents were a famous couple. The love between the two was visible, and their perfect energy resulted in the gold medal. Their love scandal was so popular during the games that they were considered the top pair in the world.
Their fame was so intense that Canada had to invite them into the 2001 Worlds competition. It was unfortunate that the duo did not win the short program, but they brought glory to Canada in the long program by beating their competitors and winning the Lou Marsh Trophy. The win was enough to get Canada to the top and become the best Canadian athletes of the year, but they made their game look too easy, thus not having a perfect long program.
After 2002, the pair officially retired from competitive skating and joined Stars on the ice. Even after Jose Joe Pelletier’s parents retired, they were in connection with the skating world, making them serve as commentators in the Toronto Winter Olympics in 2006. In 2009, the duo was inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame.
Jesse Joe Pelletier’s parents had been dating for five years, and in 2004, Pelletier proposed. They were married in 2005 in a beautiful setting, and Sale had to surprise Pelletier by saying the vows in French. Unfortunately, the marriage did not last long, and in 200, they divorced but remained skating partners.
Life after Divorce
In 2009, Sale was involved in the first season of Battle of the Blades. During the reality Tv show, she partnered with Craig Simpson, a hockey player, and they won. Sale started dating Simpson, and in 2012, Sale and Simpson were married, welcoming their first daughter Samantha Rae Simpson.
Pelletier was a participant and a winner in Battle of Blades in the 2011 season, where he partnered with hockey player Tessa Bonhomme. After Pelletier retired from figure skating, he started focusing on hockey. Currently, Pelletier is the skating coach for an NHL team, the Edmonton Oilers.
Jose Joe Pelletier’s father married a former figure skater Ekaterina Gordeeva in 2020. Gordeeva was also an Olympic medalist between 1988 and 1994, and she used to pair skate with her then-husband Sergei Grinkov, who died in 1995 because of a heart attack.