Local pairs off to Skate Canada Western Challenge

Four figure skaters from the Abbotsford Skating Club are headed to the Skate Canada Western Challenge in Regina next week.

Four figure skaters from the Abbotsford Skating Club are headed to the Skate Canada Western Challenge in Regina next week.

Megan Geddes and Gary Tsai are competing in the pre-novice pairs freeskate, while Tyler Miller and Alex Linden are entered in the novice pair dance. The Skate Canada Western Challenge is the nationals for the freeskate team, while the dancers will advance to nationals if they place.

The local figure skating club recently competed in the Jingle Blades event in White Rock. The results are as follows:

Jordyn Olson (gold, Star 1)

Myah Elgersma (silver, Star 1)

Mica Kerr (silver, Star 1)

Anika Phinney (silver, Star 1)

Jessica Quiring (silver, Star 1)

Komalpreet Chauhan (bronze, Star 2)

Kate Thompson (silver, Star 3A)

Kendra Russell (silver, Star 3A)

Cylie Baier (bronze, Star 3A)

Alexandra Latreille (bronze, Star 3B)

Emma Harley (silver, Star 3B)

Jesse Pawlovich (silver, Star 3B)

Jayme Dunn (fourth, Bronze Interpretive)

Nadine Unger (seventh, Star 4 13 and over)

Hayley Major (10th, Star 4 13 and over)

Janae Ahrend (eighth, Senior Bronze)

Natsumi Blattler (17th, Senior Bronze)

Megan Borrows (fifth, Bronze Interpretive)

Taralyn Geddes (12th, Pre-Juvenile Under 14)

Sam Fontaine (sixth, Pre-Juvenile Men)

Sarah Steberl (sixth, Juvenile Women)

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