Members of the Neepawa Figure Skating Club headed to the 2014 North/South Westman STARSkate Regional Competition in Elkhorn on Saturday, Jan. 25 and came home with some great results:
Junior Bronze 11 & Over - Flight A Emma Salmon placed 5th Junior Bronze 11 & Over - Flight B - Brooklyn Chartrand placed 8th
Preliminary 10 & Over Flight B - Kara Ellis won silver
Preliminary 9 & Under - Karissa Ellis won bronze
Pre-Preliminary 9 & Over - Flight A - Hayley Lindsay placed 6th
Pre-Preliminary 9 & Over - Flight B - Jaylin Joss - won bronze
Pre-Preliminary 9 & Over - Flight C - Lara Denbow won gold; Jenna Beaumont placed 4th; Allie Jakubowski placed 5th; Maddie Kilburn placed 6th; Claire Tomoniko placed 7th
Pre-Preliminary 9 & Over - Flight D - Kyla Wahoski placed 6th; Kiana Gunnarson placed 7th
Pre-Preliminary 8 & Under - Flight A - Khrystyna Polyniak placed 4th; Cordelia Smith placed 5th; Claire Beaumont placed 6th
Pre-Intro Interpretive Flight B - Brooklyn Chartrand placed 6th
Bronze Interpretive - Kelsey Ellis won bronze
Silver Interpretive - Samantha Salmon won gold; Emma Salmon won silver
Lara Denbow, Allie Jakowboski and Jaylin Joss also skated their Pre-Preliminary elements for comments and received bronze status.
With that competition complete, our StarSkaters are now gearing up for the STARSkate Provinicals in Winnipeg in March.
Our synchro teams went to the Manitoba Synchronized Skating Championships in Morris on Saturday, Jan. 11.
Our Ice Prec*Ice team won bronze in the Elementary category and our Lil Ice Prec*Ice skated for comments in the Beginner 1 category.
Our next synchro competition is in Neepawa on March 15th. We are very excited about bringing this to Neepawa.
We are expecting somewhere around 20 teams, which will make for a great afternoon of skating - all should attend!
Our wonderful coaches Cynthia Chartrand and Donalda Naismith continue to do a great job with skaters, and their hard work and dedication should be applauded.