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A page created by Skate Ontario and devoted to the skaters and skating in this section. If you’re looking for what’s happening in and around this section, you’ve come to the right place! Scroll down for all of the posts, blogs, videos, Facebook Lives and any other fun stuff that reflects who we are as Ontario skaters. If you want to share your events and photos with us – contact us at skateontariophotos@gmail.com. Enjoy!

 

The Journey of Adult Skating – Skate Ontario Adult Championships

February 05, 2019

Some of the adults in this article might be learning to skate but someday they could find themselves competing, which leads us to this year’s Skate Ontario Adult Championships 2019, which will be in Port Colborne from March 29-31. This event is open to all adult skaters in Canada and the US. There are events […]

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Where’s Your Skater Spirit? Synchro Edition

January 31, 2019

Where’s Your Skater Spirit? Synchro Edition Time to chase away those mid-winter blues with a fun contest! This is the Skater Spirit – Synchro Edition and here is how you can get in on the action: The contest runs from January 24 – February 7, 2019 at 12 noon ET – winner by random draw […]

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2019 French Cup

January 29, 2019

OTTAWA, ONT.: Canada will be sending two synchronized skating teams to the 25th annual 2019 French Cup in Rouen, France from February 1-3. This event is an ISU (International Skating Union) sanctioned synchronized skating event and will see teams competing in three categories novice, junior and senior. Les Suprêmes Seniors, of Saint Leonard, Que., will […]

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For Good or for Evil –An Elvis Mystery

January 28, 2019

For Good or for Evil –An Elvis Mystery By: Skate Ontario Staff January 28, 2019 Catching up with former Ontario athletes can be a definite treat, especially if the athlete in question is three-time World champion and two-time Olympic silver medallist Elvis Stojko. Elvis is of course well-known to skating fans everywhere, but what you […]

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Skater Spirit Synchro Edition

January 25, 2019

The next edition of the Skate Ontario Skater Spirit contest is all about synchro! With Synchro Nationals coming up in Ontario (Waterloo) soon, we are opening the Skater Spirit contest!! To enter please like our Facebook page and then submit your entry through our Facebook page. We are looking for either a video (1 minute […]

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Was it worth it? A Parent’s Perspective

January 21, 2019

Was it worth it? A Parent’s Perspective By: Skate Ontario Staff January 21, 2019 In our minds, the unsung heroes behind the athletes are the parents. The stands in Saint John were full of them nervously watching dreams come true and/or go up in smoke for their favourite skater(s). Nerve-wracking. Coach Lianne Sherriff said with […]

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Mozart Cup and NEXXICE Junior

January 19, 2019

In a weekend filled with plenty of skating – there are even more options! Skate Ontario’s own NEXXICE Junior is one of 3 Canadian teams competing at the Mozart Cup in Austria. The other two teams are Nova Junior and Senior from Quebec. You may remember NEXXICE Junior’s outstanding performance at the recent Winterfest event […]

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It Takes a Village to get to Nationals

January 19, 2019

It Takes a Village to get to Nationals By: Skate Ontario Staff The skaters taking the ice at the 2019 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships didn’t get here on their own. Helping them quietly in the background are all kinds of different supporters: friends, family members, and along with their parents the strongest supporters of […]

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One for All and All for One = The Skate Ontario Family

January 18, 2019

Sometimes help is just a few stairs away. This was the case for Skate Ontario competitor Reagan Scott who found herself on practice unable to do anything. She had just had her skates sharpened and something was way out of whack! In a panic, Reagan went to visit Adam Schumacher at the Jackson Skate booth, […]

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One Good National Skating Championships Deserves Another!

January 18, 2019

One Good National Skating Championships Deserves Another! By: Skate Ontario Staff Guess what Skate Ontario skating family? It has just been announced that the 2020 National Skating Championships will be held in Mississauga, Ontario at the Paramount Centre January 13 – 19, 2020. With 85 of Skate Ontario’s best athletes competing at this year’s event […]

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