SUBMITTED PHOTO The four Aldergrove Synchonized Skating teams won two Gold and two Bronze medals.

SUBMITTED PHOTO The four Aldergrove Synchonized Skating teams won two Gold and two Bronze medals.

Aldergrove’s new arena hosts first major skating event

Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre hosts provincial skating competition

Aldergrove skaters excelled at the first major competition held in the new Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre.

On Saturday, Dec. 15, the Aldergrove Skating Club hosted the BC/YK Section Open Synchronized and Adult Skating Competition.

Four of the five Aldergrove teams skated in the first competition of the season. All the teams had great skates, representing Aldergrove well.

The Synchronized Skating team results:

Black Ice Pre-Novice – Gold;

Snow Crystals Elementary – Gold;

Snowflakes Beginner – Bronze ribbon; and

Ice Spirits Adult 2 – Bronze.

In the Adult section of the competition the results were:

Bronze Women Free Skate – Linda Maundrell – Bronze;

Bronze Women Interpretive – Linda Maundrell – Gold;

Silver Women Interpretive – Kristen Giesbrecht – Bronze;

Gold Women Interpretive – Roberta Sawatzky – Gold;

Andrea Allegretto – Silver;

Natasha Busch – 4th;

Open Couples Interpretive – Susan Edwards and James Wilkins – Gold; and

Nancy Edwards and Len Morris – Silver.

Congratulations to all the teams and skaters for a spectacular showing in the brand new Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre.

For further information about learn to skate lessons contact the Aldergrove Club at www.aldergroveskatingclub.com

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SUBMITTED PHOTO From left are the adult skating competition winners Len Morris, Nancy Edwards, Susan Edwards and James Wilkins.

SUBMITTED PHOTO From left are the adult skating competition winners Len Morris, Nancy Edwards, Susan Edwards and James Wilkins.

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