Be Part of the Fall Gala Showcase on Oct 17!
Register Now for the Fall Gala Showcase on Saturday, October 17 from 6 to 8 PM at Belmont Iceland! All current Home Club or Associate members of The Skating Club of San Francisco, Inc. are eligible and encouraged to enter this event. Spaces are limited, so select one event ONLY for singles, solo dance, and pairs/dance couples. Deadline to enter is October 4.
Performer registration and ticket sales are open now at this website.
Ponomarenko and Carreira Silver Medalists at Junior Grand Prix's Copernicus Stars 2015
The Skating Club of San Francisco, Inc. is very proud to announce SCSF member, Anthony Ponomarenko, and his partner Christina Carreira of SC of New York, won the Silver medal at the Copernicus Stars 2015 competition, which is part of the Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2015/2016. This prestigious ISU competition, held in Torun, Poland, was hosted by the Polish Figure Skating Association and included 18 ice dance teams from 12 countries. Anthony and Christina received a score of 61.13, a personal best, for their Short Dance, receiving level 4 for their spins, twizzles and second pattern. Their Free Dance was also a personal best of 85.02, with an overall best of 146.15, and again received level 4 for lifts and twizzles. Well done Anthony and Christina!
Anthony and Christina on left
SCSF Skaters Skate Strong at National Solo Ice Dance Competition!
Hearty congratulations are also in order for our SCSF members skating at the 2015 National Solo Dance Series Final Championships. Josephine Kaminaga is the Silver medalist for the Juvenile Combined event and the Pewter medalist for the Bronze Solo Dance event. Nancy Xu came in 6th place in the Championship Round for the Senior Combined event, taking 2nd place for her Short Dance in the Qualifying Round for Group B. She also competed in the Gold Solo Dance Qualifying Rounds at this important competition. Jessica Zhao skated strong to make it in to the Championship Round, placing 6th for Pre Gold Solo Dance. We applaud Jessica for skating the Novice Combined Group A Qualifying Rounds, as well. Another round of applause goes to Ekaterina Lancaster for skating the Qualifying Rounds of the Pre Gold Solo Dance of Group B, and Amanda Koong for skating the Qualifying Rounds of the Pre Silver Solo Dance, Group A and Intermediate Combined Qualifying Rounds Group A. Aysheta Das skated for SCSF and is the Bronze medalist for Preliminary Solo Dance in the Championship Round, and placed first in the Qualifying Round for Group B in the Final Standings. To see full results for the 2015 National Solo Dance Series Final Championships, please visit usfigureskating.org.
Josephine Kaminaga on left