Good job to Champs Athletes at International Competitions!

Champs athletes were busy on the ISU circuit with Aleksa Rakic competing at the 2019 ISU JGP Croatia Cup, and Haley Sales and Nikolas Wamsteeker competing at the 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy.

Well done to Aleksa for a good come-back long program and good job to Haley & Nik at their first international competition of the season! We are looking forward to cheering them on at Skate Canada International! (October 25-27).

Aleksa after the long program with Russian skaters Daria Usacheva & Anna Frolova

Aleksa after the long program with Russian skaters Daria Usacheva & Anna Frolova

Champs International Skater of the Month!

Champs International SC of BC -  Skater of the Month Recognition Award

“Presented in recognition of a skater’s dedication, focus, and work habits for skating success and achievement in training and competition”

 

August 2019

This month’s awards goes to Ron Vainer!

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Ron Vainer

Champs International Skater of the Month!

Ron worked very hard this summer and earned himself two medals at both his summer events. He has accomplished landing his triple salchow, and with determination, he is soon to have more triples!

Ron is very gifted with musicality and rhythm… one can see this every time he skates!! 


Summer Achievements

Wildrose Competition:  Bronze Medal
BC Summer Skate:  Gold Medal

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 Congratulations Ron from the Champs Coaching Staff for your Summer 2019 achievements and on your recognition of Champs International Skater of the Month!

Congratulations Miku & Tyler at 2019 ISU JGP Baltic Cup!

Champs is very proud of our Junior Ice Dancers Miku Makita and Tyler Gunara on their 4th place finish at the fifth ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Gdansk, Poland. This was Miku and Tyler’s second JGP assignment of the season.

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Congratulations Miku & Tyler!

Well Done Champs Skaters at the 2019 ISU JGP Lake Placid!

Congratulations to our Champs athletes Beres Clements, Emily Bausback, and Miku Makita & Tyler Gunara on their awesome results at the 2019 ISU JGP Lake Placid this past week!

Beres finished in 9th place, Emily finished in 6th place, and Miku & Tyler finished in 4th

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Champs is so proud of you and your achievements!


Great experience for Champs skaters at Skate Canada Next Gen Camp

Four Champs athletes attended the Skate Canada Next Gen Camp in Laval, QC this past week. The skaters were given the opportunity to show off their programs in front of a panel of international judges and technical specialists.

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Emma Szeto (Novice Ladies), Emily Millard (Junior Ladies), Hailey Yu & Brendan Giang (Novice Dance) had a great time and enjoyed a workshop with World Champion Kaetlyn Osmond.

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Great job at the camp Champs athletes!

Success for Champs Skaters at 2019 BC Summerskate

What an awesome weekend of skating at the 2019 BC Summerskate Competition held at our home rink, Burnaby 8 Rinks. Big congratulations to all of our athletes that skated and earned excellent results and personal best scores. The competition was a great way to wrap up an amazing summer of training!

Way to go Champs Skaters!

Congratulations Aleksa Rakic! 2019 ISU Junior Grand Prix Courchevel Silver Medallist!

Champs congratulates Aleksa Rakic on his excellent performances that landed him the silver medal at the 2019 ISU JGP Courchevel in Courchevel, France.

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Champs is so proud of you Aleksa!

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Champs Skaters Earn Excellent Results at 2019 Wild Rose Competition & North american cup

Congratulations to our team of Champs athletes that competed at the 2019 Wild Rose Competition in Leduc, Alberta last weekend. The competition was held in conjunction with the 2019 North American Cup competition that featured three Champs athletes.

Congratulations to Emma Szeto (Novice Ladies), Brendan Wong (Novice Men), and Shohei Law (Novice Men) for being selected to represent Canada in the 2019 North American Cup. All three skated clean, excellent short programs!

Team Canada at the 2019 North American Cup in Leduc, AB

Team Canada at the 2019 North American Cup in Leduc, AB

Congratulations to Hailey Yu and Brendan Giang for their excellent performances at the 2019 North American Cup in Lake Placid, NY. Hailey & Brendan skated to GOLD!

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Big congratulations to all of our Champs athletes that competed at Wild Rose, and thank you to Joanne, Neil, Megumu and Kathryn for the team coaching!