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Sat, 16 Aug 2014

BURNABY—It was like something out of a storybook and for Coquitlam skater Ronald Lam still hard to believe.

Two weeks ago as he prepared for his first major local competition of the season, the 2014 Super Series Summer Skate, one of his skate boots ripped apart down the back. The quick solution was to get him another boot but the one that came with it also had a blade that was slightly smaller than the one on his good boot. No time to work things out.

And so Lam went into Summer Skate with two different boots and two different blades. He should keep them.


Sat, 16 Aug 2014

BURNABY—For the majority of the 73 skaters who took part on Day One of the 2014 Super Series Summer Skate competition it was a yardstick as they prepare for the upcoming season, but for nine of those skaters it was a much larger measuring stick as they prepare for International Grand Prix assignments.

Beth Crane awarded Canada’s top female official by Sports Officials Canada

Tue, 10 Jun 2014
Beth Crane awarded Canada’s top female official by Sports Officials Canada

In a press release today, Skate Canada announced that Sports Officials Canada (SOC) has named Skate Canada judge Beth Crane of Burnaby, B.C., as Canada’s top female official, winning the 2014 SOC Award of Excellence. 

BC/YK Adult Competitors Set to Compete in Oberstdorf

Sun, 25 May 2014
BC/YK Adult Competitors Set to Compete in Oberstdorf

The BC/YK Section will be well represented at the 2014 ISU International Adult competition in Oberstdorf,  Germany with 12 skaters of the 41 (plus one synchro team) on the Canadian team.   The picture is of the Canadian team taken at the opening ceremonies.

The following BC/YK competitors will be competing in Singles, Artistic and Dance.

Diana Barkley

Geoff Squires

Skate Canada BC/YK Section 2014 Award Recipients

Wed, 7 May 2014

BURNABY, BC: Skate Canada BC/YK announced a number of award winners over the weekend at its Annual General Meeting in Burnaby, British Columbia.

The recipients were presented with their awards on Saturday night at the annual awards banquet. The winners received their awards from various presenters, including, Olympic Silver Medalist Kevin Reynolds, and Junior World Bronze Medalists Madeline Edwards & Zhaokai Pang.

The 2013-2014 recipients are:

2014 Skate Canada International Kelowna all-event tickets on sale Friday

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

2014 Skate Canada International all-event tickets on sale Friday
OTTAWA, ON: Tickets for the 2014 Skate Canada International will go on sale this Friday, April 25 at 10:00 a.m. (PT). This year’s event takes place in Kelowna, B.C., at Prospera Place from October 31 – November 2, 2014.
All-event tickets cost $135-$185, plus applicable surcharges and can be purchased online at, by phone at 250.762.5050 or in person at the Prospera Place Box Office.

BC/YK Section Skaters Head to Val Gardena Italy for Gardena Spring Trophy Competition

Wed, 26 Mar 2014
BC/YK Section Skaters Head to Val Gardena Italy for Gardena Spring Trophy Competition

BC/YK Section will be sending 4 skaters to Val Gardena, Italy,  from March 28-30, 2014, for the Gardena Spring Trophy Competition. BC/YK Section will have a total of four entries: one each in Novice Boys and Junior Ladies, and two entries in Novice Girls.

Skate Canada BC/YK Section to Induct 6 Individuals to Inaugural Class of Hall of Fame

Tue, 11 Mar 2014


Burnaby, B.C. (March 15, 2014) – Skate Canada BC/YK Section has selected six individuals for induction to its inaugural class. The induction ceremony will take place at the Skate Canada BC/YK Section Annual Awards Banquet held at the Delta Burnaby Hotel on Saturday May 3, 2014.

Spring Super Series Competitive Requirements

Tue, 11 Mar 2014

As several of the changes taking effect July 1, 2014 affect choreography, and many coaches are already designing new programs for skaters based on these new rules, the following procedures will be in effect for Super Series Vancouver Island and Super Series Victoria Day: 


Sungod Skating Club Presents Spirit of the Games

Thu, 6 Mar 2014

Sungod Skating Club will present the Spirit of the Games Ice Show on Saturday March 15, 2014 at Sungod Arena. Showtimes are 1pm and 7pm. Tickets are Adults $10(Advanced) $12(at the door) Children & Seniors $5(Advanced) $6(at the door). To purchase tickets please visit

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