Archive for January, 2013

Jan

30

2013

LAFSC SKATERS SHINE AT US FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS!

The medal winning tradition of the Los Angeles Figure Skating Club continued at the 2013 US Figure Skating Championships held in Omaha, Nebraska this past week.

The long standing record of the Los Angeles Figure Skating Club of having at least one national champion in at least one discipline every year since 1983 continued this year with the lovely Karolina Calhoun’s Gold Medal in Juvenile Ladies! Congratulations Karolina!

Shotaro Omoro, skated a fantastic short program to take the lead, and finished the 2013 US Figure Skating Championships with a Silver Medal in Junior Men. Congratulations Shotaro!

Elise Middleton and Robert Hennings captured a Bronze Medal in Novice Pairs. Congratulations to Elise & Robert!

Jasmine & Johsua Fendi skated away with a Bronze Medal in the very competitive Juvenile Pairs event. Congratulations to Jasmine & Joshua!

Daniel Samohin skated well in a tough Novice Men’s field to take home a Pewter medal! Congratulations Daniel!

Devini Perini (with partner Chelsea Liu) followed up their 2012 National Championship in Novice Pairs with a Pewter Medal in Junior Pairs. Congratulations Devin!

Complete Results of LAFSC skaters at the 2013 US Figure Skating Championships:

Ella Ales – 6th Juvenile Girls
Don Baldwin – 10th Senior Pairs
Paolo Borromeo – 7th Novice Men
Karolina Calhoun – 1st Juvenile Girls
Jasmine Fendi – 3rd Juvenile Pairs
Joshua Fendi – 3rd Juvenile Pairs
Amanda Gelb – 11th Junior Ladies
Robert Hennings – 3rd Novice Pairs
Lauren Leonesio – 9th Novice Dance
Logan Leonesio – 6th Intermediate Dance
Alexis Middleton – 7th Intermediate Dance
Elise Middleton – 3rd Novice Pairs
Yura Min – 11th Junior Dance
Shotaro Omori – 2nd Junior Men
Devin Perini – 4th Junior Pairs
AJ Reiss – 6th Junior Pairs
Daniel Samohin – 4th Novice Men

To our skaters: we are proud of each of your efforts! Congratulations on qualifying and participating in such a prestigious event! We hope you had a great experience.

Photos from Icenetwork.

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Jan

24

2013

2013 Adult Mid-Winter Warmup News!

We are very pleased to announce we have an exceptional turnout for the 2013 Adult Mid-Winter Warmup on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at East West Ice Palace. Compeitition is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. and will run until approximately 10:30 p.m!

Please note that due to the number of participants and events we will be unable to offer practice ice the day of the competition at the competition facility, but there are nearby rinks which may offer ice that may work with your schedule. The following is a list of area rinks. Please be sure to call ahead to confirm that ice is available at a convenient time for you!

Glacial Garden Skating Arena http://www.glacialgardens.com/view/glacial-gardens-cms
3975 Pixie Street
Lakewood, CA, 90712
562-429-1805

Paramount Iceland http://www.paramounticeland.com/
8041 Jackson St.
Paramount, CA, 90723
562-633-1171

Toyota Sports Center http://www.toyotasportscenter.com/
555 North Nash St.
El Segundo, CA
(310) 535-4400

Skating Edge Ice Arena (formerly, Olympic Ice Rink) http://theskatingedge.info/
23770 S. Western Ave.
Harbor City, CA
310-325-4475

Culver Ice Arena http://www.culvericearena.com/
4545 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, CA
310-398-5718 or 5719

Westminister Ice http://westminstericerink.com/
13071 Springdale St
Westminster, CA 92683
714-248-9611 ext “0”

We certainly look forward to hosting all the competitors and officials at this event and wish to extend our best wishes to everyone for a great skate and a great time. We will do our best to make you feel welcome! Invite your friends and family to see you perform! Admission is $5.00 for spectators.

Tentative Schedule (may be subject to change – final schedule will be posted in the rink on the day of the competition) can be found by clicking on the following link:

2013 Adult Mid-Winter Schedule Tentative

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Jan

22

2013

TEST SESSION PICKWICK JANUARY 27, 2013 – SCHEDULE

  Warm-up     12:15 PM
Katherine Ong Pre-Preliminary MIF     12:20 PM
Tiffany Park Preliminary MIF     12:28 PM
Madeline May Preliminary MIF     12:36 PM
Lauren Teng Pre-Juvenile MIF     12:44 PM
  Warm-up     12:52 PM
Aurora Evans Juvenile MIF     12:57 PM
Rachel Reynolds Intermediate MIF     01:07 PM
Kelly McNicoll Novice MIF     01:17 PM
  Warm-up     01:27 PM
Katherine Ong Pre-Preliminary FS     01:32 PM
Lauren Teng Preliminary FS     01:34 PM
Charlotte White Pre-Juvenile FS     01:36 PM
Aurora Evans Juvenile FS     01:38 PM
Rachel Reynolds Intermediate FS     01:40 PM
Kristiana Marie Cervania Intermediate FS     01:43 PM
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Jan

15

2013

TEST SESSION EAST/WEST – SUNDAY JANUARY 20, 2013 – SCHEDULE

        Start Time
  Warm-up First Figure     06:00 AM
Steve Smith First Figure     06:04 AM
  Warm-up Second Figure     06:09 AM
Steve Smith Second Figure     06:13 AM
  Warm-up     06:18 AM
Alexis Gonzalez Pre-Juvenile MIF     06:23 AM
Lucille Lubin Pre-Juvenile MIF     06:31 AM
Kaylah Melo-Natnat Pre-Juvenile MIF     06:39 AM
  Warm-up     06:47 AM
Steve Smith Preliminary MIF     06:52 AM
Heidi Shin Juvenile MIF     06:59 AM
Kyrene Goh Juvenile MIF     07:07 AM
Jackie Lin Intermediate MIF     07:15 AM
Audrey Hoang Junior MIF     07:23 AM
  Warm-up     07:31 AM
Alexis Gonzalez Pre-Juvenile FS     07:35 AM
Heidi Shin Pre-Juvenile FS     07:37 AM
  Warm-up     07:39 AM
Kylie Dornbush Dutch Waltz     07:44 AM
Shaye Fear Solo Dutch Waltz     07:46 AM
Audrey Hoang Solo Dutch Waltz     07:48 AM
Kelly Van Boxtel Dutch Waltz     07:50 AM
Kylie Dornbush Canasta Tango     07:52 AM
Shaye Fear Solo Canasta Tango     07:54 AM
Audrey Hoang Solo Canasta Tango     07:56 AM
Kelly Van Boxtel Canasta Tango     07:58 AM
Kylie Dornbush Rhythm Blues     08:00 AM
Shaye Fear Solo Rhythm Blues     08:02 AM
Audrey Hoang Solo Rhythm Blues     08:04 AM
Kelly Van Boxtel Rhythm Blues     08:06 AM
  Warm-up     08:08 AM
Brianna Carlos Solo Swing Dance     08:13 AM
Jessica Pappas Solo Swing Dance     08:15 AM
Heidi Shin Solo Swing Dance     08:17 AM
Hoang-Vi Vu Solo Swing Dance     08:19 AM
Brianna Carlos Solo Cha Cha     08:21 AM
Jessica Pappas Solo Cha Cha     08:23 AM
Heidi Shin Solo Cha Cha     08:25 AM
Hoang-Vi Vu Solo Cha Cha     08:27 AM
Brianna Carlos Solo Fiesta Tango     08:29 AM
Jessica Pappas Solo Fiesta Tango     08:31 AM
Heidi Shin Solo Fiesta Tango     08:33 AM
Hoang-Vi Vu Solo Fiesta Tango     08:35 AM
  Warm-up     08:37 AM
Brianna Carlos Solo Willow Waltz     08:42 AM
Mako Williams Solo Willow Waltz     08:44 AM
Natalie Tso Solo Viennese Waltz     08:46 AM
Brianna Carlos Solo Ten Fox     08:48 AM
Mako Williams Solo Ten Fox     08:50 AM
Natalie Tso Solo Argentine Tango     08:52 AM
Brianna Carlos Solo Hickory Hoedown     08:54 AM
Mako Williams Solo Hickory Hoedown     08:56 AM
Natalie Tso Solo Westminster Waltz     08:58 AM
  Warm-up     09:00 AM
Brianna Carlos Solo Intermediate Freedance     09:04 AM
Natalie Tso Solo Senior Freedance     09:07 AM
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Jan

15

2013

GOOD LUCK TO ALL OUR NATIONALS COMPETITORS AND TO JULIE KEEN!

The 2013 US National Figure Skating Championships in Omaha, Nebraska are scheduled to begin January 20, 2013. LAFSC is very proud to have the following skaters representing our club:

2013 LAFSC US National Championship Team Members:

Ella Ales – Juvenile Girls
Don Baldwin – Senior Pairs
Paolo Borromeo – Novice Men
Karolina Calhoun – Juvenile Girls
Jasmine Fendi – Juvenile Pairs
Joshua Fendi – Juvenile Pairs
Amanda Gelb – Junior Ladies
Robert Hennings – Novice Pairs
Lauren Leonesio – Novice Dance
Logan Leonesio – Intermediate Dance
Alexis Middleton – Intermediate Dance
Elise Middleton – Novice Pairs
Yura Min – Junior Dance
Shotaro Omori – Junior Men
Devin Perini – Junior Pairs
AJ Reiss – Junior Pairs
Daniel Samohin – Novice Men

CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS VERY SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT SKATERS! YOUR CLUB WISHES YOU THE VERY BEST OF LUCK IN OMAHA! SKATE GREAT AND HAVE FUN!

We would also like to congratuate Julie Keen who will be trial judging this event. Congratulations Julie! Enjoy Omaha! We are all so thankful for your dedication to the sport and your willingness to always help out wherever you can. You are awesome and we are so lucky to have you as a member of the Los Angeles Figure Skating Club!

GO TEAM LAFSC!

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Jan

7

2013

TEST SESSION PICKWICK – SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24, 2013 – 12:15 pm – SESSION FULL!!

Not in skating order

Ella Ales Intermediate FS
M. Andrew Arteaga Adult Gold MIF
Danielle Hamel  Intermediate MIF
Ella-Grace Judd Juvenile MIF
Ella-Grace Judd Preliminary FS
Emma Linde Intermediate MIF
Emma Linde Intermediate FS
Selina Pan Senior MIF
Selina Pan Novice FS
Ava Pulvers Juvenile MIF
Hoang-Vi Vu Solo Hickory Hoedown
Hoang-Vi Vu Solo Willow Waltz
Hoang-Vi Vu Solo Ten Fox
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