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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Meet & Greet with Katia & Harley this Saturday 15th Dec 9.30am-11.30am at Canterbury – all are welcome!! Katia & Harley are our current Australian Senior Pairs champions, are the 2017 Junior Worlds Pairs champions, and recently represented Australia at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The pairs team, who in between international competitions train in Canada, came home to Sydney to compete in the recent Australian Figure Skating Championships. They will be off again soon so come and welcome them home – say hello, have a photo with them & get an autograph. These two young skaters are an inspiration to us all & what a wonderful opportunity for those new to the sport to meet them – don’t miss out!!

A Creative Movement Workshop, run exclusively by visiting US coaches Katherine Hill & Ben Agosto, will take place over two days on 18th & 19th Feb 2019, consisting of 4hours on the ice & 3hours off the ice each day. Compromising of edge class, skating skills, creative movement, off ice dance technique, guided improvisation and classroom theory sessions aimed at inspiring, engaging and improving skaters’ affinity for distinct & unique performance styles.

Open to all skaters in levels Preliminary to Senior & competition level Adult skaters. Skaters can book for both days or for 1 day only.

In addition, Katherine & Ben will also be offering Masterclasses specifically aimed at coaches (20 Feb @ 8am & 9am), adult skaters (21 & 22 Feb @ 9am) & Aussie Skate (25 Feb @ 5.15pm, and 2nd March @ 7.45am & 8.45am). There will also be the opportunity to work one on one with them through private lessons while they are here in Australia.

Note: The early bird rate for the workshop expires 15th December, and SFSC members are eligible for a discounted rate on the workshop.

To book, click here.

Don’t miss out!

 

Workshop DAY 1   Sample

Sunday 17th February 2019   6:45AM-3:00PM

Location: Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink

6:45AM-7:45AM- Full Group Intro/Off-Ice Dance Warm Up

7:45AM-8:00AM- Skates On

8:00AM-9:00AM- Full Group On-Ice Edge Class

9:00AM-10:00AM- Break Out Sessions – On-Ice Skating Skills                                       Group A: Katherine    Group B: Ben

10:00AM-11:00AM- Break Out Sessions – On-Ice Skating Skills                                          Group A: Ben    Group B: Katherine

11:00AM-12:00PM- Full Group On-Ice Improvisation/Choreography

12:00PM-1:00PM- Skates Off + Lunch Break

1:00PM-1:30PM- Break Out Sessions – Off Ice Dance

Group A: Katherine    Group B: Ben

1:30PM-2:00PM- Break Out Sessions – Off Ice Dance

Group A: Katherine    Group B: Ben

2.00PM-3.00PM- Full Group Off Ice Skating History/Cool Down

NZ National Championships – Auckland NZ

1st Place            Mikayla Nelson – Intermediate Novice Ladies

1st Place           Vlada Vasiliew – Advanced Novice Ladies

 

International Adult Competition – Burnaby, BC, Canada

1st Place           Talitha Licauco/Brooke Crawford – Adult Pairs

5th Place           Talitha Licauco – Silver Women II Freeskate

 

ISU Grand Prix 2018 Skate Canada International

7th Place           Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya/Harley Windsor – Pairs

 

ISU CS Finlandia Trophy Espoo 2018

6th Place           Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya/Harley Windsor – Pairs

 

Victorian Figure Skating Championships – Melbourne

3rd Place          Mikayla Nelson – Intermediate Novice Ladies

 

ACT Figure Skating Championships – Canberra

1st Place           Maya Milanovic – Elementary Ladies

 

Aussie Skate Competition – Liverpool

2nd Place          Auroral Sun – Tiny Tots 2

3rd Place           Ana Green – Novice 1

5th Place           Abbey Challinor – Intermediate 1

2nd Place          Amelia Whitmont – Freeskate 2

2nd Place          Elizabeth Day  – Freeskate 3

2nd Place          Bella Bo – Freeskate 4 (10 & under)

3rd Place           Tanika Young – Freeskate 4 (10 & under)

1st Place           Majestic Ice Juvenile – Synchro 3

 

Triple Challenge – Liverpool

7th Place           Abbey Challinor – Aussie Skate Division 1

14th Place        Amelia Whitmont – Aussie Skate Division 2

2nd Place          Courtenay Gray – Adult Ladies (Artistic)

13th Place        Krystal Chan – Preliminary Ladies

26th Place        Marie Sikiotis – Preliminary Ladies

2nd Place          Maya Milanovic – Elementary Ladies

7th Place           Lilja Lehtonen – Elementary Ladies

10th Place         Tara Winton – Elementary Ladies

2nd Place          Matthew Chan – Elementary Men

1st Place           Courtenay Gray  – Adult Silver Ladies

3rd Place           Tiffany Rutter – Adult Silver Ladies

2nd Place          Richard Lynch – Adult Silver Men

2018 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic

3rd  Place          Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya/Harley Windsor – Sr Pairs

MISC Club Championships – Macquarie

1st Place          Matthew Chan – Preliminary Men

20th Place        Krystal Chan – Preliminary Ladies

1st Place           Maya Milanovic – Elementary Ladies

5th Place           Daniella Vassallo – Intermediate Novice Ladies

1st Place           Vlada Vasiliev – Advanced Novice Ladies

5th Place           Sophie Mortlock – Advanced Novice Ladies

1st Place           Sarah Batey – Junior Ladies

1st Place           Alex Sun – Junior Men

Aussie Skate Competition – Hunter

1st Place           Abbey Challinor – Novice 2

1st Place           Amelia Whitmont – Freeskate 1 (10 & over)

Sydney Synchro Festival – Penrith

1st Place           Majestic Ice – Aussie Skate Division 3

1st Place           Majestic Ice – Basic Novice

2nd place           Majestic Ice – Junior

3rd Place           Majestic Ice – Advanced Novice

1st Place           Team Unity – Senior

1st Place           Majestic Ice – Mixed Age

NSW State Championships – Erina

10th Place        Emily Lilley-Bull – Preliminary Ladies

21st Place         Krystal Chan – Preliminary Ladies

2nd Place          Matthew Chan – Preliminary Men

7th Place           Maya Milanovic – Elementary Ladies

4th Place           Trisha Tong – Basic Novice Ladies

1st Place           Mikayla Nelson – Intermediate Novice Ladies

3rd Place           Rina Jiang – Intermediate Novice Ladies

7th Place           Daniella Vassallo – Intermediate Novice Ladies

1st Place           Maya Milanovic /Dominik Mautner – Intermediate Novice Dance

1st Place           Vlada Vasiliev – Advanced Novice Ladies

6th Place           Kitty Masters – Advanced Novice Ladies

9th Place           Serena Si – Advanced Novice Ladies

1st Place           Romy Grogan – Junior Ladies

4th Place           Sarah Batey – Junior Ladies

3rd Place           Alex Sun – Junior Men

2nd Place          Sarah Cullen – Senior Ladies

5th Place           Sharanya Lingathas – Adult Bronze Ladies

6th Place           Madelyn Metropolis – Adult Bronze Ladies

3rd Place           Courtenay Gray – Adult Silver Ladies

6th Place           Kristy Dong – Adult Silver Ladies

8th Place           Tiffany Rutter – Adult Silver Ladies

3rd Place         Majestic Ice – Basic Novice

1st Place          Majestic Ice – Junior

1st Place          Majestic Ice – Advanced Novice

1st Place           Team Unity – Senior

2nd Place          Majestic Ice – Mixed Age

Thank you to all who attended our Jump Start Clinic on 28th October at Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink.  With 57 attendees and 5 coaches, this was a fun experience for all involved.

The clinic included rink entry and 3 hours of coaching, followed by refreshments and an information session for parents & gift bags for our participants. An overall success and SFSC hopes to do this again next year!