Many medals for Fuller Lake Skaters

The Fuller Lake Skaters represented the club very well at the Lynn Hetherington Competition in Nanaimo Jan. 27-29.

The Fuller Lake Skaters represented the club very well at the Lynn Hetherington Competition in Nanaimo Jan. 27-29.

The team brought home three bronze medals, six silver medals and one gold medal, along with many personal best skates.

In first place for pre-preliminary dance was the team of Jazmin and Joshua Wheeler.

Second place medals went to David Eastman for preliminary men, and Riley Buckner for silver interpretive.

Garnering silver medals in performance were Lucy Stree, Amelia Trimble, Nora Goeschick, Joshua Wheeler and Kaitlyn Gilson.

Sophie Dawe took home a performance bronze, while Jazmin Wheeler took home third in the pre-preliminary ladies freeskate group. In junior silver ladies freeskate, third place went to Riley Buckner. Sarah Kedves took home fourth place in the juveline ladies category.

See more results online at www.ladysmithchronicle.com

The Fuller Lake Skating Club also hosted a seminar on Sat., Feb. 3 with a coach from Vancouver named Zdenek Pazdrek, who worked with the skaters on skating with stronger edges and more power and on jumps and spins. They also got to use an off-ice tool he developed called the spinner to increase their spinning ability.

The Fuller Lake Skating Club is working towards putting on an ice show themed “Around the World.”  The show will take place Sat., March 31 at Fuller Lake Arena.