Nov 152012
 

Reminder as the cold weather approaches:
“Short track blades are intended for use only on indoor short tracks at practice and sanctioned competitions. Any damage to club blades when used on outdoor natural ice will be the financial responsibility of the skater.”

 Posted by at 7:38 pm
Nov 082012
 

22  St Lawrence Rapids Rapids speed skaters participated in 2 competitions on the weekend of November 3rd.
A provincial meet was held in Cambridge and St Lawrence had 2 skaters participate. Nicholas Everett was 5th in the Group 2- D1 Mixed Gender Age 13 group. Everett had personal best times in the 400 ,500 and 1500 meter races.  Chloe Segal  was 5th overall in her group 2-D4 of 11-13 year old mixed gender skaters.  Here is a link to the protocol (pdf).

Special congratulations to Nick who joined the 50 Second Club with a 500 meter time of 49.940 seconds!

At the Regional Meet in Gloucester Nov 3rd 20 skaters participated . St Lawrence brought home 3 medals and many personal best times. Corrinne Schonewille had a silver medal in the Delta Division, Aidan VanBeek a Gold medal in the Foxtrot Division, and Landyn Urslak had Bronze in the Hotel Division.

Other skaters finished as follows:  in the Alpha division Todd Schonewille was 6th and Bryony Schonewille was 7th. In the Bravo Division Spencer Delaney was 4th, Abigael Schonewille 6th, Terry Knapp 7th, Trudy Ouimette 10th, Pam Knapp 13th, and Kim Schonewille 14th.  In the Charlie Division,  Connor Taugher was 6th and Andrew Chartrand 11th.  Chartrand had a very exciting 1500m race where he held  the back of the pack for most of the race and passed 5 skaters strategically to win the race!

In the Delta Division Kyle VanBeek was 12th, Echo Division Kayle Urslak  7th, and Foxtrot Division Malcolm Spence was 11th. In the Golf Division Lucas Peddell was 15th, India Division Cameron MacKay 4th and Juliet Division Anderson Giroux 4th and Ethan MacKay 12th.  Here is the protocol for the Gloucester meet (pdf).

Special Congratulations to Corinne who joined the 60 Second Club with a 500 meter time of 59.580 seconds!

St Lawrence skaters will head to Kingston this weekend for another Regional Meet.

The Wall of Fame and the personal bests spreadsheet has been updated on the Personal Bests page.

 Posted by at 11:36 am