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Larissa Gibson with Barbara Underhill

Family, Heartbreak & Opportunity: Encounters that Shape a Skater

Larissa Gibson: A Coaches’ Story In true Canadian fashion, skating coach Don Gibson, took his daughter and son to an outdoor ice rink, a short distance down the street from their Oshawa home. Regardless of whether it was incited by the winter wonderland ambiance or the magical time spent making memories with her father, it…

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October 15, 2015
Skating Champ Sara Currie

Pickering Wins 44 Medals at U.S. Competition

Representing Pickering at the 26th Annual Spring Skate Festival in Cheektowaga New York, the Pickering Skating Club International Team won 44 Medals – 12 gold, 20 silver and 12 bronze. The team nearly missed podium appearance with 14 additional 4th place finishes. The Pickering Skating club is proud of all of the skaters who competed! Gold Medal Holly…

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June 8, 2015
Skate Canada Central Ontario Pickering Skating Club

2015 Ursula Lehming Scarboro Skate Results

Congratulations to the following Pickering Skating club members on their outstanding achievement: Medal Events Gold Emily Weightman – Introductory Interpretive Group 3 Silver Holly Branigan – Gold Triathlon Bronze Sara Currie – Pre-Introductory Interpretive Group 4 Stephanie Hintermeister – Pre-Introductory Interpretive Group 3 Faith Lewis – Introductory Interpretive Group 2 Faith Lewis – STAR 5…

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May 4, 2015
Skate Canada Central Ontario Pickering Skating Club

2015 Thornhill Fun Competition Results

The Pickering Skating Club would like to congratulate the following members for their outstanding results at the 2015 Thornhill Fun Competition. Medal Events Gold Lauren Balke – Pre-Introductory Interpretive Group 1 Faith Lewis – Introductory Interpretive Group 1 Cassie Nielsen – Bronze Interpretive Group 2 Silver Holly Branigan – Gold Interpretive Jessica Cawsey – Pre-Preliminary…

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April 26, 2015
StarSkate Winner

2015 Pickering Skating Club Spring Gala

The Pickering Skating Club held its 2015 Skating Gala on Saturday April 11. While summer songs like “Good Vibrations” and “Hot, Hot, Hot” filled the arena, the skaters dazzled the audience with their outstanding performances. As customary at the end of every skating season, the club recognizes members who have demonstrated passion, devoted themselves to…

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April 21, 2015
Skating Test Results

January 2015 Test Results

 Congratulations to the following skaters on their achievement! Elements Preliminary Elements Lauren Balke Preliminary Elements Eldora Chen Preliminary Elements Sara Currie Freeskates: Senior Bronze Freeskate Cassie Nielsen Preliminary Freeskate Lauren Balke Skills: Preliminary Skills Karen Quan Junior Bronze Skills Phoebe Gatsis Junior Bronze Skills Stephanie Hintermeister Senior Bronze Skills Ashley Hamburger Dance: Preliminary Dutch Waltz…

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January 29, 2015
Pickering Skating Club

Winter Glitters 2015 Results

The Pickering Skating Club would like to congratulate all of its skaters for their outstanding results at Skate Canada’s Central Ontario Winter Glitters Competition. Medal Events Gold medal: Holly Branigan – Gold Interpretive Sara Currie – Pre-Introductory Interpretive Group 1 Faith Lewis – STAR 4 Under 13 Free skate Group 1 Emily Weightman – STAR…

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January 28, 2015