Great finishes were aplenty for local skaters and that included the Northern Lights’ School of Skating members who also competed that Fort Frances Freeze Super Series competition hosted by the Border Skating Club on Saturday and Sunday at “The Duke” (Couchiching Arena).
Among the beginner StarSkaters for the NLSS, Aubrey Johnson snared bronze in both the STAR 2 Compulsory Assessment Program and STAR 2 Elements.
Bryden Strachan earned silver in both the STAR 2 Compulsory Assessment Program and STAR 2 Elements while also taking gold in Creative Improv 1.
Grayson Wright garnered gold in both the STAR 2 Compulsory Assessment Program and Creative Improv 1 while also earning silver in the STAR 2 Elements.
Leslie Anderson wound up with bronze in the STAR 2 Elements while Lila Black took home bronze in the STAR 2 Compulsory Assessment Program and gold in the Creative Improv 1.
Tayah Cumming, meanwhile, garnered bronze in the STAR 2 Elements.
“For most of our beginner Starskaters, this was their first time participating in a Skate Canada solo performance and they all performed well,” NLSS director/owner Ashley Cumming enthused.
“Our more senior STARSkaters also performed well.”
For the seniors, Rachel Ste Croix was a standout in nabbing gold in the STAR 3 Free Skate Program and silver in the STAR 3 Elements.
Jordyn Seguin snared a first-place finish in the STAR 4 Free Skate Program and got fourth place in STAR 4 Elements.
“She also passed her 10-Fox and European Waltz Ice dance test,” Cumming noted.
As for Hallee Nugent, she skated to a third-place finish in STAR 5 Women’s 013 Free Skate Program, wound up second in both the STAR 5 Elements and STAR 7 Artistic and placed eighth in the STAR 7 – Women’s O12 Short Program.
And Abrianna Hasbargen skated to third place in the STAR 8 Free Skate, took second in the STAR 7/8 Elements, topped the STAR 7 Artistic and also passed her STAR 9 Artistic test.