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FSCLA Monthly Newsletter: April 2021

Welcome Spring! With Spring comes loads of new things. New Skater of the Month, new Merch, Show, and a new Team USA. There is so much going on this month with the club and the world of figure skating. To learn more about what will be in this issue please read on.

  • Skater of the Month

  • News

  • Fundraiser

  • In Skating This Month

Skater of the Month

Chesnee Vincent

Age: 17

Level: Tested out - Double Gold

Hometown: Prairieville, La

Coach: None

How I Got Started: When I first moved to Ohio at the age of 8, my neighbor was a coach. She encouraged me to go to a Learn to Skate class and try it out and ever since then I've been absolutely in love with the sport.

Hobbies: Baking, playing drums and guitar, yoga

Favorite Elements: Double Flip, Double Loop, and Flying Sit Spins

Favorite Skaters: Oksana Baiul, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, and Yuna Kim

Goals: Finish my ice dance tests for Triple Gold and then I'll try getting into coaching


New Look!

We will soon have merchandise and uniforms for sale to all skaters, parents, and friends/family. Uniforms will be for skaters going to competitions, while merchandise will be available to everyone else. There will be a wide range of products available. There is also a new logo to be released at the same time. The new merch and uniforms will have the new logo on them. We will need to do some construction on the website once the new logo is released. When that happens we ask everyone to be patient with us, but we will let you know when that is to come. We can't wait for it all to become available very soon!

Spring Show!

Our spring show is approaching fast and as our previous email has stated we have had to change the date and times. The new date is Saturday, May 15th @ 10-12 am & 5-7 pm. There are two showings, hence the two times, which all skaters participating in the show will need to be in attendance for. If you have not signed up yet, please do so as soon as possible and if you have questions about how get with your coach or a club official. In the next couple of weeks there will be information given out to all participants concerning what will happen in weeks leading up to the show and the day of.

Learn to Skate!

The next session of Learn to Skate starts tomorrow, April 5, at it's regularly scheduled time of 6-7 pm. Remember when signing up for this session that you can also sign up for the Spring Show. If you want to participate in the Show and have already signed up, but did not select the correct class, simply speak with a LTS coach so that it can be changed. Skaters who choose to not perform in the show will have normal practice time during the second half of class. If you have any questions about the show or the upcoming session, please feel free to email or speak with a coach.


Happy Easter Everyone!

The Easter Egg fundraiser wrapped up yesterday!

The Figure Skating Club of Louisiana would like to thank all of the people who donated money, sold eggs, bought eggs from skaters, as well as helped by donating their time distributing eggs to the houses. Your contribution to our club is greatly appreciated.

In Skating This Month

In very recent news, U.S. Figure Skating has announced the athletes chosen to represent the U.S. at ISU World Team Trophy 2021. The competition will take place in a bubble environment and be televised on NBCSN and Peacock Premium. It's set to take place in Osaka Japan, April 15-18.

The event features the best figure skating teams from all over the world during the 2020-21 season, including Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Russia, and the United States.

According to U.S. Figure Skating: Each skater/team will receive points based on placements in short program/rhythm dance and free skate/dance. The points will be combined across the four disciplines with the highest point total winning competition.

Below are the Skaters chosen to compete for Team USA:

Ladies - Karen Chen, Bradie Tennell

Men - Jason Brown, Nathan Chen

Pairs - Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier

Ice Dance - Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker

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