Nov 272015

Last one before Christmas!!!

This meet is open to all our skaters, young and old, who want to spend a day racing and cheering on friends!

Registration deadline is Dec 2, so bring your form and money to Lynn at the rink by practice on Dec. 2nd.

The announcement for the meet is here – Announcement

The waivers are here – Waiver < 18

Bring a checque and the waiver to the rink.

You will also need to register online directly.  The link in in the Announcement, or you can go directly there via this link.   Click “no” for “Are you a returning player”.

Please note: the meets are always looking for volunteers. Training can take place on the job, you will get to see your child race, and you get free food all day!   It’s a great training ground for our own meet, which is the next one on the calendar. Please see one of the executive if you can volunteer.

Nov 272015

We had 19 skaters participate in the Kingston Regional Series #3 meet in November. So many personal bests that we haven’t updated the PB tab yet!

Two special PBs came from milestone achievers: Arie Devos and Charlotte Morrison both smashed the 1 minute milestone for the 400m. Cupcakes made their way to the rink, and were gobbled up in celebration!

Congratulations go to all skaters, as we have a great bunch of skaters who like to race and have fun. Our medal and ribbon winners are:

Andrew Chartrand 4th , and Emma Grace Wheeler 6th (Alpha)

Nolan Roney 8th (Charlie)

Cameron MacKay 1st  and Julia Wheeler 3rd (Delta)

Andy Giroux 8th (Echo)

Ayrton Meier 3rd, Charlotte Morrison 6th, and Arie Devos 7th (Foxtrot)

Grant Roney 3rd , Docharty Rocque 4th (Golf)

Kaleb MacKay 4th, Luke Whitton 8th (Hotel)

The times and overall placement can be found here – Protocol

Nov 042015

Four St. Lawrence Rapids competed in the 1st Provincial Series Meet this past weekend hosted by the Cambridge Speed Skating Club.

Protocol can be found here.

PB’s have been updated here.

Congratulations to Gold Medalist Emma Grace Wheeler  – Emma Grace dominated the Open Women Group 2, winning all but one heat, semi, and final over the 2 day event. She’s ready for the Open Women Group 1 at the next meet!

Nolan Roney won gold in the Boys 11-13 Group 2 Relay – their team’s strength was consistent relay exchanges. He finished 9th in the 11-13 yr boys division.

Cameron MacKay achieved a speed skating milestone by completing the 500m distance in under 60 seconds – by smashing it by a full second! He finished 17th in the 11-13 boys division.

Andrew Chartrand competed in the Open Men Group 2, finishing in 13th place, with lots of hard racing and some excellent passing!

Nolan, Emma Grace and Cameron also managed to sneak in some trick or treating time!