Synchro skating teams aim for nationals

Langley, Aldergrove figure skating clubs competing this weekend in Edmonton

A pair of local synchronized skating teams are in the mix, both hoping to land a coveted spot at next month’s national championships.

Novice (ages 12 to 17) teams from both the Langley Figure Skating Club and the Aldergrove Figure Skating Club are competing this weekend in Edmonton at the mountain regional synchronized skating championships.

Along with a team from Surrey and two from Alberta, the top three will qualify for the national championships in Waterloo, Ont. They will be held Feb. 19 to 21.