“NBC will provide eight hours of live, high-definition coverage of senior-level events, including three hours in primetime. In total, NBC will air 10 hours of skating, including the two-hour Smucker’s Skating Spectacular, airing from 1-3 p.m. (EST) on Saturday, Feb. 2.“
~ U.S. Figure Skating
Gretchen Bonnie has been selected by U.S. Figure Skating to be a trial judge at the U.S. Figure Skating National Competition in January. She is one of only twelve that are selected each year. Congratulations Gretchen!
The trialing process is demanding and stressful. Gretchen will mark the assigned events and then will undergo a rigorous evaluation of her marks and explain them. Continue reading
Thanks go to Shere Everett for preparing the results so quickly. Great job in the Accounting Room yesterday, too!
Two CFSC members recently competed at US Figure Skating’s Midwestern Sectionals. To qualify for Sectionals, a skater must place among the top four skaters at his or her level at Regionals. The top four skaters at Sectionals, then qualify for Nationals. (US Figure Skating organizes the country into Regions and Sections.) Intermediate skater, Jonathan Butler, attends Olentangy High School and is 14 years old. He placed 3rd at Regionals and 11th at Sectionals. Novice skater, Livvy Shilling, attends Ohio Virtual Academy and is 15 years old. She placed 1st at Regionals and 5th at Sectionals.
For three of the past four years, skaters from CFSC have earned and brought home the Troy Team Trophy from the Troy Summer Skating Competition each July! Pictured here is a small group of the 30+ skaters who represented CFSC at the Troy Summer Skate this past July. Watch for this trophy, as well as the two previously earned trophies, to be housed in a new trophy case at the OSU Skating Rink one day soon!
Unfortunately, it seems that some communities have Trick or Treat this Thursday, October 25. So I think we need to move our “photo shoot” to Thursday, November 1.
So, the Picture for the 2012 Troy Team Trophy will be taken Thursday, Nov 1, at 5:45 pm at Easton, just outside Rink 2.
I examined US Figure Skating membership information for the 2011-2012 season and determined that the average number of members per club in Ohio is 81. The club memberships range from a low of 23 to a high of 171 – AND CFSC IS THE CLUB WITH 171 MEMBERS. Continue reading