Podcast: Moscovitch & Baldé | Passing of Mrs. Mitchell | 2019 Nationals | The Brothel Incident | Westwood Gems Part 2

This season Skate Canada and the Alumni Committee welcomed two new members into the Alumni Family. This past January at Nationals in Saint John, two of Canada’s most popular national team members, Dylan Moscovitch and Elladj Baldé, renewed their friendship and reminisced about the experiences skating has brought to their lives Facing the end of their first year of retirement from competition, they also talked about their new goals … and through many giggles … shared how skating has prepared them for the road ahead as they both embark on new directions.  

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Podcast: E. Stojko | Oly | The Whistle | J. Westwood | Reynolds Retires

As Athlete Ambassador of the 2019 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships, Elvis shared accounts of some of his experiences competing at Nationals, the things it taught him and the lessons he hopes he can pass along. 20 years post competition and he is still one of the most sought-after performers in the world.  Listen Now »

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Podcast: J. Hisey | Special Holiday Message | Oh, the People You’ll Meet! | Once Upon an Ice Rink… | Alumni Celebrate at Grand Prix Final

Ann Shaw, Skate Canada Alumni Committee member chats with Joyce Hisey about her experience as a Team Leader at the annual senior competition in Oberstdorf, Germany.

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Podcast: E. Leger | Skating Memories by S. Milton | Thank You Canada Tour | Rochette & Baldé at Skate Canada International 2018

Skate Canada Archivist – Emery Leger

Skate Canada Hall of Fame & Heritage Committee member, Diane Imrie chats with Emery Leger, Skate Canada Archivist about Skate Canada’s collection from photographs, trophies, medals, costumes, films… and much more. Continue reading “Podcast: E. Leger | Skating Memories by S. Milton | Thank You Canada Tour | Rochette & Baldé at Skate Canada International 2018”

Season – Starting Memories | The Move to Vancouver | 1963 World Gold Medal

PART 1 Season-starting Memories

As the new skating season swings into action, many Alumni are reminded from years gone by of the thrills and fears experienced at the start of their own competitive seasons. Whether Athlete, Judge, Coach, Volunteer or Hall of Famer, every memory is golden and demonstrates the richness that is part of our individual skating stories. Continue reading “Season – Starting Memories | The Move to Vancouver | 1963 World Gold Medal”

Birth of a Vision | “What Happens After”

Canada Ice Dance Theatre: Birth of a Vision – Volume 1

Written by Ron Vincent

“In this edition of the Alumni blog, let’s welcome legendary Coach, choreographer and Skate Canada Hall of Fame member Ron Vincent, as he tells the story of one of his greatest pieces of choreography, the Canada Ice Dance Theatre.” Continue reading “Birth of a Vision | “What Happens After””