Fernie skaters finish off their season

The Fernie Skating Club have been finishing their season off with a bang.

Rachael Soukoroff and Jodi Stemberger recently competed at the Glencoe Invitational Skating Competition in Calgary.

Rachael Soukoroff and Jodi Stemberger recently competed at the Glencoe Invitational Skating Competition in Calgary.

The Fernie Skating Club have been finishing their season off with a bang.

Rachael Soukoroff and Jodi Stemberger recently competed at the Glencoe Invitational Skating Competition in Calgary on April 5 to 7th. Rachael placed first after her short program and fourth overall in the Junior Ladies Competitive group. Jodi placed fourth after her short program and fourth overall in the Pre-Novice Competitive Ladies group.

Also the same weekend, the club’s Regional Development Team skated in Kelowna

for a training seminar. Included in this seminar was on ice jumps,

choreography, spins and jumps, along with off-ice jumps, ballet, zumba, jazz

and skills.

Attending this seminar were skaters Claire Bernier, Hunter Bezak, Samantha Bleich, Marissa Hogg, Ava Hozjan, Abby-Anne Hughes, Sara Lewis, Shayla Lipkewich, Emma Nieuwesteeg, Kaitlyn Poirier, Gabrielle Runzer and Alex Stephenson.

Several skaters competed in the Chinook Open Skating competition which was

held in Lethbridge from March 30 to April 1.

Skaters competed in the disciplines of elements, freeskate, interpretive and pairs.

Skaters who competed were Christy Hawley, Tessa Holmes, Taylor Moulton, Sonia Mende, Alex Stephenson, Emma Nieuwesteeg, Kyra Doehle, Hunter Bezak, Ava Hozjan, Claire Bernier, Ashlynn Saluk, Haylie Kons, Fynley Kuijt, Madison Lento, Dryden Gris, Elyse Richmond, Shanniah Richmond, Georgia Fear, Sasha Fear and Lilah Fear.

The Fernie Skating Club will also be holding their annual summer skating

school from August 13 to 31.  Forms can be downloaded from www.fernieskatingclub.com