Figure skating

Ella Donovan with mom Tina outside Fuller Lake Arena before heading onto the ice for practice. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Young Ladysmith skater watches and waits in battle against cancer

Ella Donovan’s tumour began a tumultuous time, but community support eased the burden

 

Sophie Dawe feels it’s been important to still have skating during COVID because it keeps her state of mind stable. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Skating continuity important for Fuller Lake girls

Allowances made for COVID measures, but everything remains virtually the same on the ice

 

TUESDAY OLYMPIC REPEATS Ice dance gold medallists Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir hold up the Canadian flag during victory ceremonies at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Tuesday, February 20, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Ice dance star Tessa Virtue happily out of her comfort zone in Queens MBA program

Olympic athletes, both active and retired, have been front and centre in the battle against the pandemic

TUESDAY OLYMPIC REPEATS Ice dance gold medallists Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir hold up the Canadian flag during victory ceremonies at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Tuesday, February 20, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Choreographer Anne McGraw works with skater Tess Thompson at the Alberni Valley Multiplex. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Guest choreographer takes the ice with Mount Arrowsmith skaters

Mount Arrowsmith skating season is underway, with COVID-19 protocols in place

Choreographer Anne McGraw works with skater Tess Thompson at the Alberni Valley Multiplex. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Three-time Olympic medallist and 10-time Canadian National Champion Patrick Chan performs the first of two routines at the Campbell River Skating Club’s annual gala on Saturday. Photo by Mike Davies – Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Skating Club calls gala with Patrick Chan ‘amazing’

Largest crowd ever for an annual skating gala certainly didn’t hinder young skaters’ performances

Three-time Olympic medallist and 10-time Canadian National Champion Patrick Chan performs the first of two routines at the Campbell River Skating Club’s annual gala on Saturday. Photo by Mike Davies – Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Skating Club ready to welcome Patrick Chan

Campbell River Skating Club ready to welcome Patrick Chan

‘It’s an amazing opportunity, not only for the community, but especially for our skaters’

Campbell River Skating Club ready to welcome Patrick Chan
2018 Olympic bronze medallist pairs skaters Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford are among a star-studded lineup of skaters coming to Victoria in May for the next Stars on Ice tour. Photo by Julie Larochelle Briere

Glittering, Olympic medal-winning lineup coming for Stars on Ice

Tickets go on sale this Friday for Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre show May 14

2018 Olympic bronze medallist pairs skaters Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford are among a star-studded lineup of skaters coming to Victoria in May for the next Stars on Ice tour. Photo by Julie Larochelle Briere