2019 U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships

SDFSC member accomplishments from this year’s nationals held in April at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Justin LyAdult Gold Solo Free Dance1st Place
Carolee PurdieAdult Gold Dramatic Entertainment V
Adult Gold Ladies IV, V
1st Place
3rd Place
Fernan BalsalubreAdult Bronze Men I, II1st Place
Erin LyAdult Bronze Light Entertainment II 3rd Place
Nathan Meyers and Joanne KnudsonAdult Pre-Silver Dance4th Place
Erin Ly and Justin Ly Championship Adult Dance5th Place
Nathan MeyersAdult Pre-Silver Solo Pattern Dance6th Place

2019 U.S. Intercollegiate Figure Skating Championships

SDFSC member accomplishments from this year’s intercollegiate nationals held in April at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware.

Astrea Villarroel-Sanchez, UC-San Diego
Senior Ladies Short Program – Group A
Juvenile Pattern Dance
Preliminary Pattern Dance – Group B
Senior Ladies Championship Free Skate
1st Place
5th Place
5th Place
9th Place
Jake (Joel) Nuñez, UC-San Diego Excel Pre-Preliminary Men Free Skate
Preliminary Pattern Dance – Group A
1st Place
8th Place
Skylar (Kunyi) Li, UC-San DiegoExcel High Beginner Free Skate3rd Place
Catherine (Yumeng) Hou, UC-San Diego Excel High Beginner Free Skate4th Place
Alexandra Olmedo, UC-San Diego Excel Pre-Juvenile Free Skate4th Place
Marcy (Mengxi) Ren, UC-San Diego Excel Pre-Preliminary Free Skate5th Place

Sweep at Pacific Coast Synchronized Sectionals

Our SDFSC synchronized skaters had amazing trip to Kalamazoo, Michigan for the Pacific Coast Synchronized Sectionals.

Each of our competitive teams took the GOLD in their event:

Pre-Juvenile Shining Blades (Free Skating)
Open Juvenile Team del Sol (Free Skating)
Juvenile Team del Sol (Final)
Intermediate Team del Sol (Final)

Please congratulate all our skaters and encourage those teams going on to the U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships at the end of the month in Plymouth, MI.


We congratulate all our skaters who competed at the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating Championships! We were the only figure skating club with two sets of pairs from same club in the finals.

Special congratulations to Ashley and Kevin who earn the Silver medal, missing gold by less than 1/4 of a point.

Olivia and Aiden finished 11th snd their performance included a level 4 lift.

SDFSC Juvenile Pair skaters: Olivia & Aiden (left), Kevin & Ashley (right)
All Juvenile Pairs Medalists, Silver Medalist Kevin & Ashley on left from SDFSC

International Competition Success

Katie and Nathan Luong represented SDFSC on their first assignment from U.S. Figure Skating at the 2018 North American Series in Milwaukee, WI on July 12, 2018.

Congratulations to Katie and Nathan for BRONZE medals in the Novice Pairs competition.

Skate Canada and U.S. Figure Skating will hold the 2018 North American Series for novice level athletes, in conjunction with Skate Milwaukee in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 11-15, 2018, Lake Placid Ice Dance Competition in Lake Placid, New York, July 24-27, 2018 and Skate Ontario Summer Skate in Toronto, Ontario, August 17-20, 2018.

Additional information available from Skate Ontario.

Good Luck at 2018 Pacific Coast Synchronized Sectional Championships

SDFSC wishes the best of luck for a great skate to all of our competitive synchronized skating teams from Shining Blades (SB) and Team del Sol (TdS) at the 2018 Pacific Coast Synchronized Sectional Championships.

Synchronized Sectionals are two competitions, Midwestern and Pacific Coast, at one venue which this year is in Wichita, Kansas.  Event details for both can be found on the Midwestern Synchro Sectionals website.

Note the times on the website are Kansas or Central time zone, converted here to PST:

  • Thurs, 1/25 at 6:05pm PST– Pre-Juvenile Championships PC (SB)
  • Fri, 1/26 at 8:02am PST – Intermediate Championships PC (TdS)
  • Fri, 1/26 at 1:10pm PST – Juvenile Championships PC (TdS)
  • Fri, 1/26 at 1:22pm PST – Open-Juvenile Championships PC (SB)

This and other events can be found on SDFSC Events webpage.

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