Skate Canada Newfoundland & Labrador

November 21, 2011

Julia Mercer competes in Quebec

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Provincial team member Julia Mercer representing (Prince of Wales Skating Club) competed at the Competition Invitation Souvenir Maurice-Richard 2011 November 24 – 27th in the Junior Womens category. She finished in 3rd place, with a score of 83.31.
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November 11, 2011

2012 Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Sectional Championships

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Bethany Whelan is presented with Sectional Merit award

The 2012 Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Sectional Championships were held Friday,  November 11 & Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Jack Byrne Memorial Arena, Torbay, NL.
Bethany Whelan of Silver Blades won the Sectional Merit Award for most outstanding performance, and Sophia Burke of Mount Pearl won the Polaris Artistic Cup (previous winners)

Photos, Results & Skater Details follow.

In addition at the banquet, Ryan Sutherland and Kaitlyn Greening were inducted into the Hall of Fame, recognizing their achievement in being the first skaters representing the section to attain a national championship

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Skate Lab

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This year’s Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Sectionals featured SKATE LAB. SKATE LAB is an innovative developmental program specifically designed for competitive skaters aged 9 and under who intend to compete in Preliminary level events in the upcoming skating year. Through knowledge based seminars and training sessions, parents and skaters experienced the world of a competitive skater in a fun and interactive way.
On Saturday of Sectionals there was a seminar for our up and coming male skaters with 20 boys from all over the province taking part. Both Skate Lab and the boys seminar befitted from the energetic coaching of John Mattatal, Canadian pairs medalist, who provided his services for the weekend.
Photos follow..

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November 10, 2011

2012 Quebec Sectional Championships

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Julia Mercer competed at the 2012 Quebec Sectional Championships Nov 10 – 13th in Sherbrooke QC as a guest skater in the Junior Womens event. Julia and pairs partner Spencer Buchanan competed Novice Pairs at the same competition and won a silver medal scoring 84.35 points.
Event website

November 8, 2011

2012 Provincial Synchronized Skating Championships

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Due to circumstances beyond our control the dates for the 2012 Provincial Synchronized Skating Championships, to be hosted by the Silver Blades Skating Club in Corner Brook, will be changed from February 10-11, 2012 to February 17-18, 2012. Over the past week, the Silver Blades volunteers have been working very hard with the Pepsi Centre and hosting hotels, to successfully move the event to the new date.

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