Raising champions since 1961

The Sydney Figure Skating Club  is Australia’s oldest surviving figure skating club. It was conceived in 1961 at the Bondi Junction Ice Rink in Spring Street Bondi Junction, and this is quite possibly where the club chose its distinctive colours of blue, white and red. The Bondi Junction rink stood on the same site as the current home of the Roosters Club “Easts”.
Called at that time the Bondi Junction Ice Dance and Figure Skating Club, the Club changed its name to the Sydney Figure Skating Club when it moved to the newly opened Burwood Glaciarium in 1964.
It established the Hollins Trophy in 1968 in honour of the Late Mr Ray Hollins, Club Treasurer and  father of two dedicated skaters.  This event is Australia’s largest non-championship competition and is conducted annually at Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink as an ISU International Inter-club event.

Over nearly 50 years, the Club has had many members who have gone on to represent Australia at international, World and Winter Olympic events.

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SFSC is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the third Jump Start Clinic for 2019 on Sunday 10th November from 8:30am-11:30am at Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink.

This clinic is open to all skaters from Skate School Tiny Tots to Preliminary and Adult Copper, and is a great way to improve a wide range of skills with top-level coaches.

The cost is $50 per skater and includes Rink Entry, On-ice Classes and a Parent Information Session to help them understand how the sport works.

Registrations are now open and can be completed HERE

For any other queries, don’t hesitate to contact us at sfsc@sydneyfigureskatingclub.com

Congratulations to all our skaters who left everything out on the ice at the NSW Figure Skating Championships. It was a special experience to compete at our home rink in front of so many people.

Thank you to all the volunteers who gave up their long weekend to help ensure the event ran as smoothly as possible for all of our skaters.

A special congratulations to the following skaters/teams for earning themselves the title of NSW State Champions:

  • Romy Grogan – Senior Ladies
  • Vlada Vasiliev – Junior Ladies
  • Matthew Chan – Elementary Men
  • Shinnosuke Miyamoto – Preliminary Men
  • Majestic Ice Junior – Junior Synchro
  • Majestic Ice Advanced Novice – Adv. Novice Synchro
  • Majestic Ice Mixed Age – Mixed Age Synchro
  • Majestic Ice Sapphires – Basic Novice Synchro

A further congratulations to all of our skaters who represented SFSC at States:

Preliminary Ladies

Sienna-Lyne Samaseia – 4th Place

 

Preliminary Men

** Shinnosuke Miyamoto – STATE CHAMPION **

Rui Takada – 3rd Place

 

Elementary Ladies

Regina NG – 3rd Place

Krystal Chan – 14th  Place

Tara Winton – 15th Place

Emily Lilley-Bull – 16TH Place

 

Elementary Men

** Matthew Chan – STATE CHAMPION **

 

Intermediate Novice Ladies

Daniella Vassallo – 4th Place (2nd in NSW)

 

Advanced Novice Ladies

Trisha Tong – 3rd Place

Tamara Abagi – 6th Place

Rina Jiang – 10th Place

Melody Luo – 11th Place

 

Junior Ladies

** Vlada Vasiliev – STATE CHAMPION **

Mary-Anne Chen – 5th Place (4th in NSW)

Sarah Batey – 8th Place (6th in NSW)

 

Senior Ladies

** Romy Grogan – STATE CHAMPION **

Sarah Cullen – 2nd Place

 

Adult Bronze Ladies

Angela Zha – 9th Place (8th in NSW)

 

Adult Silver Ladies
Kristy Dong – 2nd Place

Talitha Licauco – 4th Place

Aylin Dulagil – 5th Place

Ilonna Babakhanova – 6th Place

 

Basic Novice Synchronised Skating

** Majestic Ice Sapphires – STATE CHAMPIONS **

Majestic Ice Rubies – 2nd Place

 

Advanced Novice Synchronised Skating

** Majestic Ice – STATE CHAMPIONS **

 

Junior Synchronised Skating

** Majestic Ice – STATE CHAMPIONS **

 

Mixed Age Synchronised Skating

** Majestic Ice – STATE CHAMPIONS **

Senior Synchronised Figure Skating Team, Team Unity, recently returned from China where they competed at Shanghai Trophy. This competition is unique as it is a multi-disciplinary competition that brings together Figure Skating, Synchronised Skating and Short-Track Speed Skating events into one location. The competition is very prestigious as entrants must be invited to compete by the International Skating Union (ISU) and counted among their invitees were several Olympic and World medallists.

Team Unity competed against world medallists Helsinki Rockettes, Italy’s Team Ice on Fire and China’s Team Ice Pearls, earning an international bronze medal after the Free Program-only event.

For a more detailed dive into the Shanghai Trophy competition, have a read of this article.

Congratulations to all our SFSC skaters competing for Majestic Ice Australia or Team Unity at Sydney Synch Fest over the weekend.

Special congratulations to the teams who took home the gold medal for their division:

  • Team Unity (Senior)
  • Majestic Ice Junior
  • Majestic Ice Advanced Novice
  • Majestic Ice Rubies Basic Novice

Majestic Ice Mixed Age and Sapphires Basic Novice came 2nd by a very close point margin and skated very well.

A big congratulations also to all the Majestic Ice skaters who competed in the Aussie Skate divisions.

Congratulations to all club members who participated in the Sydney Figure Skating Club Championships  held over the weekend of 3-4 August 2019.
Special mention to all our 2019 club champions – congratulations!!

Preliminary Ladies
Sienna Layne Samaseia – 6th Place CLUB CHAMPION
Emily Lilley-Bull – 9th Place
Maddison Qin – 13th Place

Preliminary Men
Shinnosuke Miyamoto – 1st Place CLUB CHAMPION

Elementary Ladies
Maya Milanovic – 3rd Place CLUB CHAMPION
Regina Ng – 6th Place
Krystal Chan – 13th Place

Elementary Men
Matthew Chan – 1st Place CLUB CHAMPION

Intermediate Novice Ladies
Daniella Vassallo – 1st Place CLUB CHAMPION

Advanced Novice Ladies
Trisha Tong – 3rd Place CLUB CHAMPION
Tamara Abagi – 5th Place
Melody Luo – 7th Place
Ring Jiang – 8th Place
Bridie Roh – 10th Place

Junior Ladies
Vlada Vasiliev – 3rd Place CLUB CHAMPION
Mary-Anne Chen – 4th Place
Serena Si – 5th Place

Senior Ladies
Romy Grogan – 1st Place CLUB CHAMPION

Adult Bronze Ladies

Angela Zha – 9th Place CLUB CHAMPION

Adult Silver Ladies
Kristy Dong – 3rd Place CLUB CHAMPION
Talitha Licauco – 4th Place
Aylin Dulagil – 7th Place

Adult Silver Men
Erwin Millendez – 1st Place CLUB CHAMPION
Richard Lynch – 2nd Place
Jonathan David – 3rd Place

If anyone has any photos that they would like to share from Club Championships, we would love to put them up here.  Please email them to alexmccfitzsimmons@gmail.com