Skate OntariYou

It’s Nationals Time!

January 14, 2019

It’s Nationals Time! The hard work is done for the skaters headed to the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships this week in Saint John, NB. Last year was a great year for Skate Ontario at the 2018 Nationals with skaters on the podium in all 12 events. Total Medals: 7 Gold, 4 Silver, 4 Bronze […]

Read More Go

Letter to Nationals Competitors from Elizabeth Manley

January 13, 2019

Letter to Nationals Competitors from Olympic silver medallist Elizabeth Manley By: Skate Ontario Staff In Ontario, we are lucky to be able to count a number of skating legends among the members of the Skate Ontario family. When asked if she would like to write an open letter to the skaters headed to Nationals in […]

Read More Go

To the Worlds – a CBC Skating Documentary

January 11, 2019

To the Worlds – a CBC Skating Documentary January 11, 2019 By: Skate Ontario Staff In light of the marvelous group of adult skaters who are busy hitting the ice across Ontario, we thought it would be fun to bring an upcoming CBC documentary about adult Canadian skaters to light. The documentary is called To […]

Read More Go

Canada Winter Games Team 2019

January 08, 2019

Skate Ontario is delighted to announce the team who will be competing at the upcoming Canada Winter Games. The Canada Winter Games has long been considered an important development step in the career of a competitive skater. As always, with so much talent in this section, the selection process to come up with skaters to […]

Read More Go

Skate Ontario Performance Day, Nickel Blades Skating Club

January 07, 2019

Skate Ontario Performance Days The Nickel Blades Skating Club in Sudbury recently hosted a Skate Ontario Performance Day. Based on the feedback received, we hope to encourage more clubs to participate in this type of opportunity. Thank you Nickel Blades, for sharing your experience with our Skate Ontario community! Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford Skater’s […]

Read More Go

Winterfest Wrap-Up 2019

January 06, 2019

Hi skating friends! Winterfest 2019 was a wonderful weekend of synchronized skating! With over 1000 athletes competing over three days, and the Junior World Synchronized Championship Qualifier, the energy was palpable. We have created an album on our Facebook page from photos taken by us and people within our Skate Ontario community. Please send us […]

Read More Go

Blair Koski-Klein

January 04, 2019

Skate Ontario is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Blair Koski-Klein. Blair was a coach at the Aurora and Newmarket Skating Clubs. She was inspiring, courageous and fun-loving. Her love of life, great smile and contagious laugh will be greatly missed. We would like to extend heartfelt condolences to Blair’s family, friends and […]

Read More Go

Winterfest Live Stream

January 04, 2019

Attention all Synchro Fans! Skate Ontario is proud to be presenting a live stream of all three days of Winterfest on January 4 – 6, 2019, live from Brampton, Ontario. This feed is not geo-fenced, so wherever you are in the synchro skating world, you will be able to watch all of the excitement live […]

Read More Go

2018 Year in Review

January 03, 2019

As members of the skating family – we’re always going to look back at 2018 and remember the strongest Canadian figure skating team of all time heading to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.That wasn’t the only thing. Everywhere we looked there were skating success stories. Stories that weren’t defined only by medals but by […]

Read More Go

Olympic Silver Medallist Liz Manley – getting ready for Nationals

December 31, 2018

The young woman pictured off the ice in an iconic white cowboy hat and a silver Olympic medal in Calgary in 1988 was none other than Elizabeth Manley. Making it to the Games required lots of effort that started with qualifying at the National championships. In this interview, she talks about her preparation for those championships. […]

Read More Go