If the referee considers that medical care is needed, he must stop the competition by means of sound signals and follow the medical rules. After consulting his team doctor or the doctor provided by the organizer (if not present), he will decide whether to allow the players to participate in the competition again. A referee said, If the referee thinks that he needs treatment, he must stop the competition. If the referee does not allow the athlete to resume the competition within three minutes after he stops skating, the athlete will be regarded as withdrawing from the competition.
Ashley Kane/Timothy Ledo began to partner in 2016, winning fourth place in last years U.S. Championship and bronze in this years Grand Prix. Ashley Kane/Timothy Ledur finished fifth in the Golden Round because of a mistake. But Ashley Kanes physical condition is obviously more important than his performance.