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STARSkater Alexander Buchmann

Alexander Buchmann

April 23, 2018

“If I had to pick one [favourite moment or experience] it would be the feeling of landing my first axel, or maybe participating in the ice shows that my club used to put on at the end of the year.”   Program: STARSkate Level: Star 10 Men Skating club and town: North Bay Skating Club, […]

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Singles skater Victoria Gardner

Victoria Gardner

April 23, 2018

“Everyone has good and bad skating days. What’s important is how you handle them. Forget about what happened the day or week before and focus on today.  What matters is trusting yourself and all of your hard work that got you to where you are!”   Program: Singles Level: Novice Skating club and town: Glen […]

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Dance partners Sophia Kagolvskaya & Kieran MacDonald

Sophia Kagolvskaya & Kieran MacDonald

April 23, 2018

“Figure skating is something that I am very passionate about, and I couldn’t imagine not skating with Kieran every day as we have skated together for so long.” -Sophia “I really like figure skating, and it has been a part of my life for a long time. I enjoy being able to train and compete […]

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Dance partners Molly Lanaghan & Dmitre Razgulajevs

Molly Lanaghan & Dmitre Razgulajevs

April 23, 2018

“Skating grew me from a little girl and shaped me into the person I am. I couldn’t thank the sport enough for all it’s given me and keeps giving.” -Molly “Training is incredible, it’s truly my favourite part of the sport. I love pushing myself to the max; to the point where my lungs feel […]

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Dance partners Layla Veillon & Alexander Brandys

Layla Veillon & Alexander Brandys

April 18, 2018

“Skating for me is my second family.” -Layla “All the coaches are like a big family, and they all care about Layla and my success.” -Alexander   Program: Dance Level: Juvenile Skating club and town: Ilderton Skating Club, Ilderton “I used to watch my older sister,” says Layla Veillon, 11, “and it made me want […]

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Singles skater Matthew Markell

Matthew Markell

April 17, 2018

“Believe in your self. Skating is a difficult sport like many others, and sometimes it’s harder than most. But, if you love what you do, and believe in yourself, your dream or whatever it may be, you can go a long way because it makes it easier to persevere.”   Program: Singles Level: Junior Skating […]

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Coach RoxAnne Daignault

RoxAnne Daignault

April 17, 2018

“Never lose sight of the impact you have in a child’s life.  Youth are sponges and will soak up not only what you say but what you do.”   Job: Coach Teacher of: Star 1-Gold Skating club and town: Kenora Skating Club, Kenora RoxAnne Daignault made the decision at the age of 13 to do […]

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Adult skater Maureen Thompson

Maureen Thompson

April 17, 2018

“When I quit skating as a teenager, I didn’t dream I would eventually have the opportunity to not only figure skate again but learn and improve on my skating.  Having specific adult programming has also made it acceptable to test and compete as an adult, which I have embraced.”   Program: Adult, Dance Level: Gold […]

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