Congratulations to Intermediate Team del Sol for their Gold medal performance over nine other teams in their group and having the top score in the competition of the 21 intermediate teams competing in groups A and B.
Senior Team del Sol posted a 5th place finish amongst strong competition from Mid-West and East coast teams.
Team del Sol now gets ready for Sectionals, Nationals, and a trip to Scotland for Senior team representing Team USA.
Katie and Nathan
The San Diego Figure Skating Club is very proud to announce:
Our Intermediate Pair Team, Katie Luong and Nathan Luong, took the Silver medal while competing at the Pacific Coast Championships!
Our Juvenile Dance Team, Ashley Cohen and Camden Rider, took the Silver medal while competing at the Pacific Coast Championships!
Camden and Ashley
Katie and Nathan
Both teams will be advancing to the 2017 US Figure Skating National Championships!
Congratulations to both teams for an outstanding job!
Congratulations to our SDFSC Pre-Juvenile Pair skaters:
1st Place- Ashley Stark/Aiden Elswick
2nd Place- Ella Kanas/Brody O’Malley
SDFSC competitors results from Southwest Pacific Regionals; Katya Aiko, placed 1st in Open-Juvenile Girls Freeskate (left); Nadia Bazhenova, placed 3rd in Pre-Preliminary Girls Freeskate Group B (center); Luana Stein, placed 4th in Pre-Preliminary Girls Freeskate Group A (right).
Two of our SDFSC competitors, Melea Karcher and Harmony Krause, pose for a picture with four-time Australian National Champion Brendan Kerry, at the 2016 Glacier Falls Summer Classic in Anaheim!
Congratulations to Team USA 1 (Haydenettes) on their overall BRONZE medal at the ISU World Championships in Budapest. Their performance included the highest scoring Free Skate (full results) performance across ALL teams.
Also serving with the judges was our own head coach from Team del Sol, Karen Wiesmeier.
We wish the UCSD figure skating the best of luck as they travel to Delaware to compete at the Intercollegiate Championships at the University of Delaware! This is the first time they have qualified for nationals since the team came together 4 years ago. Skate great UCSD!
On Saturday, March 26, 2016 at San Diego Ice Arena both Team del Sol and Shining Blades will conduct tryouts for the 2016-2017 season of Synchronized Skating. SDFSC will host light breakfast including oatmeal, muffins, and yogurt parfaits.
Please visit each teams website for additional details and online registration forms to complete and bring to tryouts.
Team del Sol begins at 5:00am
Shining Blades begins at 8:00am
Good luck to everyone on both teams for another successful season.
The synchronized skating season concluded in Kalamazoo, MI at the US Synchronized Skating Championships. Some teams endured more than 24 hours of travel time due to snow storms in the mid-west and battled various injuries and still delivered respectable performances:
Senior Team del Sol earned 7th
Novice Team del Sol earned 10th
Intermediate Team del Sol earned 9th
Congratulations to all the coaches, skaters, managers and families for another great season.
Senior Team del Sol takes GOLD at Trophy d’Ecosse – CONGRATULATIONS!!!
So many good pictures and memories from the wonderful trip to Dumfries, Scotland. The team performed exceptionally well winning both Short and Free programs as well as the Christopher Buchanan Trophy for Most Entertaining Performance twice for best performance on two different days of competition for Short and Free programs. Congratulations to Senior Coach Karen Wiesmeier, Senior Choreographer Lyne Forget, and the whole Senior Team del Sol.
More pictures on Facebook on Team del Sol Athlete page.
Next stop is the US SYNCHRONIZED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS in Kalamazoo, MI on February 24th – 27th.