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Local Skating News: Join CIDT for a Free Community Skate

Canada Ice Dance Theatre (CIDT) is hosting a free community skate at the West End Community Centre in downtown Vancouver on October 11, 2008. Saturday, October 11 West End Ice Rink, 870 Denman Street Vancouver, BC 11:00 am- 1:00pm for a free skating session, refreshments, school registration and AGM. Skate rentals will be available. If [...]

Get Four Continents 2009 Tickets Today

Being the 2010 Olympics host city sure has its benefits–if you can forget the construction nightmares and the Olympic news overdose. In preparation for the Games, all the Olympic venues must host a variety of events to ensure that they are ready to go for the big event. Last year we enjoyed the Canadian Figure [...]

2010 Olympic Alert: Figure Skating Schedule Has Been Posted

For those of you planning your life around the 2010 Olympic figure skating schedule (yes, some of us are very ridiculous indeed) the daily schedule has been posted. You can download it here. The competition will wrap with the Ladies Free Skate, which I think means the ISU is anticipating a fierce ladies event. If [...]

My Tickets for Canadians Arrived!

An advantage of living in Vancouver before the 2010 Olympics is that sports federations are bringing events to the city to test the facilities before the big event.  So, the 2008 Canadian Figure Skating Championships will be held at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver from January 16-20. Some of you may already know this, but [...]

Canadians are BC Bound

Skate Canada announced today that the 2008 Canadian Championships will be held in Vancouver from January 16-20, 2008. That's great news for this skating-crazy city. The event will be held in the Pacific Coliseum, which makes sense since the coliseum is also the 2010 figure skating venue. I'll be sure to post when tickets go [...]

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 [...]