Skate OntariYOU

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!

 

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Save the Date Synchro Family!

February 08, 2019

Save the Date!! Attention Skate Ontario Synchro Family – On Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 5:30PM ET on the Skate Ontario Facebook page – we will be hosting a #FacebookLive to talk about plans for next year. Our planning document will be coming your way the week of February 19 and the Facebook Live will […]

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#CanSkate incentive = Great idea!

February 07, 2019

We asked Thunder Bay Skating Academy what makes their #CanSkate program great? They have created a special progress report to detail skater skill improvement.  Skaters receive a report and certificate with every ribbon or badge earned through the season. What a great idea! Thunder Bay Skating Academy has achieved Advanced Standard in the CanSkate Excellence recognition program. To find a […]

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You did it!! #Synchro #Spirit

February 07, 2019

You did it!! Congratulations to our #Synchro #Spirit winner from our random draw for the $250 gift certificate in our online store: Platinum Edge Intermediate 2019 from Petawawa Figure Skating Club in Petawawa, Ontario. A big shout to the following for their creative entries: Alvinston Ice Angels Intro Team, Platinum Edge Petawawa, NEXXICE Junior, Kincardine […]

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Skate Ontario athletes are on the move again! Four Continents

February 06, 2019

Skate Ontario Four Continents blog February 4, 2019 By: Skate Ontario Staff Skate Ontario athletes are on the move again! After a spectacular sweep of the national titles, all four national champions are headed to Anaheim, California for the prestigious ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. There are 18 Canadian athletes participating of which, 10 […]

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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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