Jade Gaudet and Ella Knight before the pre-introductory interpretive event.

Cutting an edge in Fruitvale

The Rossland Figure Skating Club had a great weekend of competition at the Kootenay Regional Competition in Fruitvale.

The Rossland Figure Skating Club had a great weekend of competition from Jan. 31 – Feb. 2 at the Kootenay Regional Competition in Fruitvale.

The weekend started off with the following skaters passing high tests:

• Desiree Cassidy: Keats Foxtrot and Introductory Interpretive

• Ella Knight – Introductory Interpretive

Results from the competition are as follows:

• Elle Ballendine: silver evaluation in Star 1; Maya Maturo – silver evaluation in Star 1.

• Morgan Corkill: bronze evaluation in Star 2; Loren Corkill: bronze evaluation in Star 2; Tatyanna Fontaine: silver evaluation in Star 2; Brian Chan: silver evaluation in Star 2.

• Payton Reed: silver evaluation in Star 3.

• Desiree Cassidy: third place in Star 4, 13 and over; Ella Knight: fourth place in Star 4, 13 and over.

• Sianna Tomich: second place in juvenile competitive, under 14.

• Jade Gaudet: second place in pre-introductory interpretive; Desiree Cassidy: fourth place in pre-introductory interpretive; Ella Knight: fifth place in pre-introductory interpretive.

• Payton Reed: sixth place in bronze interpretive.

• Sianna Tomich: first place in silver interpretive.

• Desiree Cassidy: second place in Elements 1.

• Brian Chan: third place in Elements 1.

• Sianna Tomich: first place in gold solo dance.

The skaters are all coached by Sabrina Hinson

Next up for the skaters: nine skaters will be travelling to Revelstoke Feb. 21-22 for low and high tests.

Skaters are also busy preparing for the Super Series Final Competition to be held in Kelowna in early March in addition to the Year End Ice Show, set to a movie theme this year.

The ice show is on Wednesday, March 12, and the public is welcome to come and watch.


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