Alex FITZSIMMONS

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    Alex FITZSIMMONS
    Correspondent
    Australia

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    "Despite only having skated competitively for 2 years, I was selected as a member of the MajesticIce Australia Junior Team, the current national champions. As a self-confessed skating nerd, I am always up to date with the latest ISU communications, even going so far as to read the entire ISU Constitution and General Regulations while on holidays. I currently have my Level 0 Coaching Accreditation and am hoping to one day coach a synchro team. While I know it isn't very realistic, I have aspirations to be part of the ISU in some capacity, as I have a fascination with how the sport works from its most fundamental level. I am also currently in my final year of High School and am aiming to study Chemistry and Law at university next year, but always find time for skating in-between the study (even watching the Winter Olympics under my desk during class) as it is easily one of the best parts of my life. "


    What does synchronized skating mean to you?

    "Synchro is a family, it's a community and a promise and a challenge, an amplification of everything that's great about skating because you have people to share it with. "

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Australia Hosts World Champion Skaters and Coaches in Synchro Development Camp

Over the Easter weekend Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink hosted some of the top skaters and coaches in the world as part of OneTeamMVMT’s inaugural Australasia Camp, hosted as a joint project by Australia and New Zealand’s figure skating federations, and supported by the ISU Development Commission. World-class coaches and skaters from Finland, Canada, USA and Australia shared their experience and expertise with over 130 attendees from Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

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The Boy whose Dreams were Snatched Away Fights to Make it Back to the World Stage

One year ago today, Hamish Lewis from Australia was packed and ready to depart for the 2018 World Junior Synchronised Figure Skating championships. A few days before the 2019 edition, here is his story.

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Team Australia announced as National Championships wrap up in Sydney

The Australian Figure Skating Championships were held last weekend on December 1st and 2nd at Macquarie Ice Rink in Sydney. 43 teams competed across 7 divisions, making this the largest nationals ever in Australia. 

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Australia lived its State Championships in New South Wales

As the qualifier event for the Australian Figure Skating Championships, the NSW State Championships are an important competition in the synchro calendar. The top four teams from each division will automatically qualify for Nationals, which will be held in Sydney at the beginning of December.