Member Newsletter - November 2022


Happy fall everyone! There are lots of fun things happening soon. Read on to find out more!


Skater of the Month

News

Birthdays

In Skating This Month

Quote

 

Skater of the Month

Mallory Burlew

Age: 12 years old

Level: Basic 6

Hometown: Tioga, La

Coach: Olivia Picou

How I got started: Started Learn to Skate last January

Hobbies: Dancing, theater, and skating

Goals: To continue to improve as a figure skater.

 

News

Christmas Show

The annual Christmas Show is coming up! This years show will be held on Sunday, December 18 at 3:30 pm. If you are planning on participating but have not filled out and turned in your sign up paperwork, please do so by this Saturday, November 5. If you need a copy of the sign up form please ask your coach for one asap. Tickets will be sold at the door for $10 each. We hope everyone, even those not participating in the show, can make it out to support our club and our skaters.







Spring Show 2023


Next year's Spring Show's theme is going to be BROADWAY!


We will have a meeting for anyone interested in participating in that show on Saturday, November 12th at 9:30 am, after freestyle ice time.


We understand that it seems early, but we would like to get a jump start on costumes and the lineup of songs. This way we will have a better chance of getting the costumes we would like to order, as they run out of stock very quickly.


Attendance of this meeting is required for anyone who wishes to participate in the show.

All skaters are welcome to sign up, even our youngest skaters! Each skater will required to perform in the opening number, closing number, and a group number with others in similar levels. Only skaters who are currently in Freeskate 1 and up will be given solos. More information will be given at the meeting.

 

Birthdays



Sophia Goings - 11/16


Siobhan McAuliffe - 11/26



 

In Skating This Month

Ilia Malini lands quad axel at Skate America, and at 17 yeas old, becomes youngest men's champion in the event's history. He opened his free skate program by landing the hardest of his 6 quad jumps - a 4 1/2 revolution axel with a forward takeoff. The other 5 quad jumps are 4 revolutions, making them 1/2 rotation fewer than the axel, and have backward takeoffs. Last month he was the first skater to land a quad axel in a competition. Malini told NBC Sports, "This morning, I wasn't really sure if I would attempt it or not. It cam over my head. Everyone's watching. I have to go for this. I went for it, and I just landed it, and I was in shock. I mean, the whole building was screaming for at least a couple of seconds after that. I didn't even hear the music after that. I didn't even know the music was still playing."

 

Quote


"Failure is inevitable - and it's the people that keep trying who become successful."

- Marai Nagasu




 

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