The 2018 Auckland Ice Figure Skating Championships were held at Paradice Ice Skating, Botany over the weekend of Saturday July 21 and Sunday July 22.
It was a fabulous turn out from Auckland’s greatest ice figure skating competitors. The skaters ranged in age from 6 years to adults and included a number of solo skaters, dance couples and synchronised teams.
The talent and skill shown by all competitors was impressive. Some of the local winners and place getters from the Auckland Ice Figure Skating Club are as follows:
Marina Chen 1st Juvenile Ladies Under 12, Alex Hamilton 3rd Juvenile Ladies Under 12, Caitlin Rae 1st Juvenile Ladies 12 years and over, Dwayne Li 1st Basic Novice Men, Stepan Kadlick 2nd Basic Novice Men, Neske Groenewegen 3rd Basic Novice Ladies, Ann Kyle and Blake Barraclough 1st Basic Novice Dance, Cordelia Shi 1st Intermediate Novice Ladies, Yvonne Li 3rd Intermediate Novice Ladies, Emmanuel Tsang 1st Advanced Novice Ladies, Harrison Bain 1st Junior Men, Black Ice 1st Mixed Age Synchro, Snow Angels 1st Elementary Synchro, Ice Angels 2nd Basic Novice Synchro.
Paradice Ice Skating Botany will also host the North Island Regionals on September 8 and 9 and the New Zealand Nationals from Saturday October 6 to Tuesday October 9.