Figure skaters shine at Winterskate

The Abbotsford Skating Club recently racked up an impressive medal haul at the Winterskate competition in Chilliwack.

The Abbotsford Skating Club recently racked up an impressive medal haul at the Winterskate competition in Chilliwack.

In all, 12 skaters earned ribbons and medals, highlighted by gold medal performances by Jaclyn Regier (senior silver women) and Komalpreet Chauhan (Star 4 girls group 7). Megan Geddes (gold interpretive) and Jennifer Oh (Star 4 girls group 8) earned bronze medals, while eight young athletes – Harneet Shoker, Navleen Grewal, Kali Lee, Simran Loray, Myah Elgersma, Jessica Quiring, Mica Kerr and Anika Phinney – won silver or bronze ribbons in the Star 1 to 3 divisions.

The club is hosting its spring registration Feb. 25 between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. at Matsqui Recreation Centre. New members are welcome, and check the club’s website for a brochure and schedule.

The club is also staging its annual ice show, Beach Blades, on April 5 at MSA Arena with shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more details and tickets, visit abbotsfordskatingclub.org.