Skate club strikes gold in Chilliwack

Staff writer
February 14, 2014 01:00 AM

10-year-old Starskater Isabella Jones, is the January skater-of-the-month for the Sunshine Coast Skating Club. Isabella is in Grade 5 at Ecole du pacifique in Sechelt. She has a good work ethic and brings dedication and a positive attitude to her skating. She loves doing tricks like spins and jumps, and enjoys the speed she can achieve on the ice.

The Sunshine Coast Skating Club had skaters competing at Winterskate/Regional Championships last weekend in Chilliwack.

Four skaters - John Mailey, Cooper Jones, Isabella Jones, and Hanna Matsumoto represented the club - each bringing home a gold medal.

The Sunshine Coast Skating Club has experienced much success in the past few years.

Caitlin Jarvis made the BC Select Team, has represented the club at the BC Winter Games, and received the National Starskate Award.

Beres Clementsmade the BC Prospect Team and is now training in the Lower Mainland with the Connaught Skating Club. He will represent the Sunshine Coast at the upcoming BC Winter Games.

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