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.
This weekend Paradice Rink at Botany, Auckland hosted the 2018 New Zealand Ice Figure Skating Championships. The competition is hotly contested between North Island and South Island in synchro as well as within the Paradice Rink. In the Mixed Age division, Black Ice won the competition.
Coached by Caitlyn Paul, Kia Kaha skates for the Centaurus Ice Skating Club (CISC) in Christchurch, New Zealand. This Mixed Age team consists of 13 skaters who practice recreationally 1 – 2 hours/week. Meet this team who actually lives its Winter season.