Some Italian Skating History… Yesterday and Today – written by Debbi Wilkes
As our Team struts their amazing stuff in Milan at the World Championships, I’m reminded of my experience competing at Worlds in Italy back in 1963 in Cortina d’Ampezzo when Guy (Revell) and I were trying to improve on our 4th place finish in Prague in 1962.
Canada’s champions passing the torch to the next generation by TSN
This year Patrick Chan, Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford have all skated their final Canadian Championship. It is their time to pass the torch onto the next generation, just as it was passed on to them in the past.
Celebrating our figure skating team’s amazing performances in Korea gives all our Alumni the opportunity to remember many of their unforgettable Olympic moments. Whether performing on the ice, participating behind the scenes, coaching or judging, the Olympics offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The Alumni blog highlights a few of those precious memories.
Vancouver weather did everything to live up to its cold and rainy image during 2018 Nationals but for members of the Alumni Program, nothing could rain on their parade. The reception and acknowledgement at the event from Skate Canada and from fans couldn’t have been warmer. Continue reading “Skate Canada Alumni “party it up” in Vancouver!”
Skate Canada Alumni are proud to officially welcome two new members into Skate Canada’s Hall of Fame at a special on-ice induction ceremony during Sunday’s Exhibition Gala at the 2018 National Skating Championships in Vancouver in January.
Heading into the 2018 Olympic year and the selection of our team at the 2018 Nationals in Vancouver, some of our Alumni have shared a few stories that happened off the ice during their Olympic adventure.
Written by Lynn Nightingale, Olympian and 4 time Canadian Ladies Champion
What skater could resist an invitation to skate on Canada’s Capital’s newest outdoor rink? Certainly not I!! With the Peace Tower and Parliament Buildings as the amazing backdrop, Canada 150 Skating Day on December 10, 2017 was kicked off by the ever so charming, Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage.
Did you know it’s Skating Day in Canada on Sunday, December 10th? To honor skating’s amazing history, celebrations are being held in major cities across the country. If you’d like to participate and step into the spotlight once again, please connect with the City Coordinator nearest you (see below).