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Castlegar skaters excel at Nelson meet; prepare for home Show 'n Shine

Castlegar Skating Club skaters celebrate a recent medal harvest in Nelson. - Submitted
Castlegar Skating Club skaters celebrate a recent medal harvest in Nelson.
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The Castlegar Skating Club recently attended the Kootenay Regional Championships Feb 1 – 3rd, 2013 in Nelson.  It was hosted by the Nelson Figure Skating Club and skaters enjoyed a busy, exciting weekend of skating and socializing with other clubs.  Results were:

Freeskate Category Assessments STAR 1: Jennifer Buskas – Silver, Allison Soukeroff – Gold, Tara Gleboff – Silver, Hailey Gleboff – Silver.

Freeskate Category Assessments STAR 2: Zoey Crockart – Bronze, Erin Klashinsky – Bronze, Candice Soukeroff – Bronze, Sarah Cousins – Bronze, Megan Cousins – Bronze, Annika Cheveldave – Silver, Sara Lefurgey – Silver.

Preliminary Elements: Candice Soukeroff – 3rd Place Bronze Medal, Sara Lefurgey – 2nd Place Silver Medal, Megan Cousins – 7th Place, Erin Klashinsky – 4th Place, Sarah Cousins – 5th place.

Kootenay Regional Championship skaters pictured from left:   Jennifer Buskas, Tara Gleboff, Erin Klashinsky, Sara Lefurgey, Allison Soukeroff, Candice Soukeroff, Hailey Gleboff, Annika Cheveldave, Zoey Crockart, Megan Cousins, Sarah Cousins.

The Castlegar club’s Year-End “Skating Finale Mini-Show “is on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at the Castlegar Complex, and it is free admission.  It is a “Show & Shine” event during the last Canskate day of the season, starting at 4:30 – 6:30.  Canskaters will be showing off their routines first, followed by the club STARskater’s solos, duos and group numbers.  It will be a great opportunity for skaters to show all they have learned to friends and family!



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