Starlites- golden at Atlantics
Congratulations to the Juvenile Starlites (Mount Pearl SC) who won their category at the Atlantic Regional Synchronized Skating Championships, beating 5 other teams for the gold. Their score of 22.22 is a provincial record. The Starlites are Jennifer Bent, Shawna Brodhagen, Kayla Burden, Lauren Coombs, Megan Coombs, Kirklyn Edison, Kelsey [...]
Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador is pleased to announce the coaching staff for figure skating at the Canada Winter Games. Wendy Mercer has been appointed as the female coach, Lisa Young as the Special Olympics coach, and Neal Thorne as the male coach. Betty Brett will be the team manager. The games are being held [...]
Joey Russell competed in the ISU Four Continents competition in Korea, finishing 11th overall in a strong international field. This international event features skaters from the Americas, Asia, Australasia and Africa. Joey placed 12th in the short programme, scoring 57.05, and 10th in the free skate (114.39) with a total of 171.44. Congratulations to former [...]
Jasmine Penney – "Andy Joy Cup" most artistic performance
The Western Regional Skating competition took place this weekend (January 22 – 23, 2010), hosted by Silver Blades Skating Club at the Pepsi Centre, Corner Brook. Silver Blades won the Club Award, the Joan Targett Award went to Marta Croll-Baehre and the Andy Joy Cup [...]
Eastern Regionals took place in Clarenville this weekend (January 23-24), hosted by Flying Blades. Brianna Seaward was named most artistic skater, with the Hart award going to Katie Cranford. Most points went to CBN, with Cutting Edge the most improved club.
Photos and Results & Award Winners now on-line.
Alex and Matthew skate at Junior Nationals (Skate Canada photo)
At the BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championships in London Ontario. Skate Newfoundland and Labrador was represented by Joey Russell in Senior Men. Joey skated a brilliant short programme on Friday scoring 74.04 to place 3rd, landing a clean triple axel. He placed 5th overall [...]
Central Regionals were held in Botwood, hosted by Seaport Skaters FSC. Cecily Parsons of Terra Nova Tornadoes won the most artistic award, with Sparkling Blades capturing the most points trophy, and Island Blades the most improved club award.
Results and now photos are online.
The 2010 Labrador Regional’s were held this past weekend (January 15 & 16th, 2010) at the E. J. Broomfield Memorial Arena in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, hosted by Snowflake FSC. Emma Byrne (Polaris FSC) was named most artistic skater, with Snowflake capturing most points award, and Wabush most improved.
Results, photos and award winners now online.
The final numbers were 102.87 to 102.68. That’s how agonizingly close Corner Brook’s Matthew and Alexandra Young were to winning a gold medal in the novice division of the BMO Junior Nationals in London, Ont. on Wednesday. Neither of the Silver Blades skaters were too down about the near miss — as far as they’re concerned, this [...]
The Provincial Enrichment Programs (PEP) will take place in Gander on February 14, 2010, Mile One Centre, St. John’s on March 6, 2010, and in Harbour Grace on March 7, 2010. Gander Application St John’s Application Harbour Grace Application
“At this weekend’s BMO Canadian figure skating championships in London, Ont., Russell will have a look to become the first person from this province to make Canada’s Olympic figure skating team.”After finishing last year, the goal of being at the Olympics became a little more realistic,” Russell said from Barrie, Ont,. where he continues to [...]
Kaitlyn Dawe- Balisch Cup; most artistic award
Avalon regionals took place January 9 to 10 at the NE Avalon arena, Torbay, hosted by Prince of Wales SC. The most points trophy went to Mount Pearl SC and a brand new trophy presented by Barbara Predham for most improved club went to Bell Island FSC. [...]
The technical package states that generally the top three placements in a category qualify for the Provincial Championships but “if combined entries from all regional competitions are 15 or less for any single category, then all entries qualify for provincials.” Based on regional entries as of January 8, this provision will apply to the following [...]
Debbie Wilkes interviewed Matthew and Alexandra Young for her coast to coast feature from Eastern Challenge- including footage of their skate at the Challenge
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