They then placed fifth at the 2015 European Championships in Stockholm and ninth at the 2015 World Championships in Shanghai.
James/Ciprès began their season with a bronze medal at the 2015 CS Nebelhorn Trophy.
Vanessa James (born 27 September 1987) is a Canadian-born French pair skater.
They were able to compete at the Trophee Eric Bompard and placed fifth.They also won the 2013 International Challenge Cup.James/Ciprès were again assigned to Skate America and the Trophee Eric Bompard.They have also won medals in Grand Prix and Challenger Series competitions.With earlier partner Yannick Bonheur, James represented France at the 2010 Winter Olympics, placing 14th.James/Ciprès won the bronze medal at the 2012 Nebelhorn Trophy — it was their first international medal as a pair.Their 2012 Grand Prix assignments were Skate America, where they placed fourth, and the Trophee Eric Bompard, where they came in sixth.She competed for Britain on the 2006 ISU Junior Grand Prix and at the 2007 World Junior Championships.Her last event as a singles skater was the 2007 International Cup of Nice where she won the bronze medal.The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics are underway, which, for ice skating aficionado’s means multiple chances to watch lithe athletic women being hoisted in the air by their equally lithe and athletic male skating partners. Before that, James skated with parners Yannick Bonheur and Hamish Gaman. According to her official Sochi Olympics information page: Born in Canada, she [James] grew up in Bermuda until her family moved to the United States when she was 10 years old.One pair to watch is Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres who are representing France. In 2007 she moved to France, and gained French citizenship in 2009.