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Archive for September, 2006

I’m Going to Skate Canada

My sister and I bought my mom tickets to Skate Canada for her birthday and so the three of us are heading off to Victoria in November to take it all in. In addition to seeing new programs from Mira Leung, Alissa Czisny, Dube/Davidson and Stephane Lambiel, I’m also looking forward to checking out the [...]

Canada Ice Dance Theatre Starts Up Again Next Week

Canada Ice Dance Theatre (CIDT) starts its season next week at the West End Community Centre in Vancouver. Although they seem to have trouble attracting company members, skating with the company is a great way to stay involved with the sport and challenge yourself without having to admit all those doubles and triples are no [...]

Let the Season Begin!

The break is over. And what an intriguing start to the BC skating season. Here’s some of the news: After being described in print as, “God’s reward to Joanne McLeod for the frustration of coaching Emanuel Sandhu,” it seems McLeod wasn’t down with not being in charge of every aspect of the young Leung’s training. [...]