─⛸️─ Congrats to our Skyliners Junior and Senior teams on being selected for Team USA! ─⛸️─ SCNY members swept all four gold medals at Golden Spin our congratulations to Lindsay Thorngren, Camden Pulkinen, Anastasiia Smirnova & Danil Siianytsia (All Year FSC) and Christina Carreira & Anthony Ponomarenko (SC of San Francisco)! ─⛸️─ It’s Gold for Danny O'Shea and his partner Ellie Kam (Thunderbird FSC) at the ISU IceChallenge 2022 in Graz, Austria! ─⛸️─ Ava Ziegler wins the Gold medal at the Budapest Trophy!

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The 96th Annual Middle Atlantic Championships
will offer the following events: 
NQS EVENTS: Juvenile to Senior Singles and Pairs
EXCEL PROGRAM EVENTS: Pre-Preliminary, Preliminary Plus and Pre-Juvenile Plus as 6.0 events
and Excel Juvenile Plus and Intermediate Plus will be an IJS events.
6.0 EVENTS: No Test, Pre-Preliminary, Preliminary, Pre-Juvenile and Open Juvenile
Space will be limited for many of the events/levels
Application deadline August 15, 2022 
                                                          NQS REGISTRATION                                                      EXCEL & 6.0 REGISTRATION  
                                                  Download NQS Announcement                                                Download Excel & 6.0 Announcement
from the Vision Photo Website. 
Fifteen (15) minute practice ice within the competition will be available for purchase online after the schedule is posted. Sky Rink will be offering longer practice ice sessions prior to the start of competition each day. Available sessions will be announced upon publication of the schedule.
The John Nicks International Pairs Challenge
September 8 & 9, 2022
The Nicks Challenge will offer the following events: 
Junior & Senior Pairs
Application deadline August 15, 2022 

Two official twenty minute practice ice sessions (OPI) will be included with registration. 


Chelsea Piers Covid Policy

All participants must follow the U.S. Figure Skating and Chelsea Piers Covid Policy in effect at the time of the event.

Sunday, May 22 10:00am - 2pm • Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers


Celebrate the past season with good friends and club officials. Bid farewell to members graduating from high school, and 
congratulate those who passed a gold test this year!
Exhibition of SCNY Skaters: 10:00 AM  
International and National skaters including
Junior World Gold Medalists Oona Brown & Gage Brown
and Junior World Bronze Medalist Lindsay Thorngren  
Group numbers from our associated rinks:  
Sky Rink, Sport-O-Rama, Dix Hills, The Rinx, Wollman, Danbury  
Exhibition Free for Members and their Guests  
Family B-B-Q on Sunset Terrace: Noon to 2pm
Share delicious food, drink, and views of the Hudson River!
Hamburgers, Turkey Burgers, Hot Dogs, Salads and more!  Beer, Wine & Soft Drinks  
$30 for Adults and $20 for under 18 in advance by Tuesday, May 17th 
After May 17th: $40 for Adults and $25 for under 18 online or at the door.  
Children under age 4 free 
                                                                    Buy your tickets NOW!
 Tickets will be held at the door

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Oona Brown & Gage Brown are the World Junior Dance Champions and Lindsay Thorngren is the World Junior Bronze Women's Medalist. Team USA brought home three medals, including two golds, at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2022 in Tallinn, Estonia and SCNY members won two of those medals! 

In the ice dance competition, the Browns became world champions, leading an American contingent which saw all three U.S. teams finish in the top seven. After setting a personal best in the rhythm dance on Friday, the Browns extended their lead, setting new personal bests in the free dance and total score, shattering their previous personal best by more than 15 points with a combined 170.25. Skating to "Exogenesis: Symphony, Part 1: Overture" and "I Belong to You (+Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix)" by Muse, the three-time U.S. junior medalists won the free dance with 103.27 points.

Lindsay Thorngren set international personal bests in both her free skate and total score.Performing to music from Queen's Gambit arranged by Cédric Tours, the 2020 U.S. junior champion nearly hit 200 points with 199.42, including 133.28 in her free skate, receiving a positive grade of execution on every element and earning all Level 4s.  

Anastasiia Smirnova and her partner Danil Siianytsia (All Year FSC), won the bronze small medal in the short program at Junior Worlds and finished fourth in the Pairs event.


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Three SCNY members will be competing at the 2022 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Tallinn, Lindsay Thorngren in Jr Women, Anastasiia Smirnova and her partner Danylo Siianytsia (All Year FSC)in Jr Pairs and Oona Brown and Gage Brown in Jr Dance. 

Congratulations to all of our Adult Skaters who competed at the 2022 US Adult Eastern Sectionals last weekend in PA. We are so proud of all of you and your hard work and dedication to the sport.
Good luck and happy training to all of those heading to the Adult Championships next month!
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Championship Adult Silver Men: David Lease, Pewter
Championship Adult Silver Ladies: Cat Hickerson, Bronze
Championship Masters Intermediate-Novice Men: Demis Maryannakis, Gold
Championship Masters Junior-Senior Ladies: Sara Dornblaser, Silver
Adult Silver Pairs: Rosalia Palumbo & Danil Berdnikov, Gold
Adult Silver Ladies I: Stephanie Hao, Silver
Adult Silver Ladies III: Elena Skavinskaya, Silver
Adult Silver Ladies IV: Hope Silverman, Pewter
Masters Junior-Senior Ladies III: Mayumi Yamada-Lifton, Bronze
Adult Pre-Bronze Lyrical Pop-Char-Comedy III-IV: Annette Frey, Silver
Masters Lyrical Pop-Character-Comedy I-II-III: Mayumi Yamada-Lifton, Pewter
Adult Pre-Bronze Emotional Performance III-V: Roger Lee (Assoc SCNY), Gold
Adult Silver Emotional Performance II: Rosalia Palumbo, Gold
Adult Pre-Bronze I/II Solo PD: Annelise Bryda, Gold
Adult Bronze Solo Free Dance I/II: Gaia Shamis, Pewter
Adult Bronze Ladies I, Grp A: Kimberly Rojas Hernandez, Gold; Cathy Ding, Bronze
Adult Bronze Men I/II: Joshua Paik, Gold
Adult Bronze Ladies II: Katherine Kelly (not pictured)
Adult Pre-Bronze Ladies II: Gaia Shamis, Bronze
Adult Pre-Bronze Men III/V: Roger Lee (Assoc SCNY), Gold
Adult Pre-Bronze Jumps Challenge: Roger Lee (Assoc SCNY), Gold


19 SCNY Skaters are set to compete at the 2022 Eastern Adult Sectional Figure Skating Championships, March 10-13 in Havertown, PA.

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The XXIV Olympic Winter Games will take place from February 4th to 20th in Beijing. Four SCNY athletes will be participating.

Representing the United States are Ashley Cain-Gribble and her partner Timothy LeDuc (LAFSC).
Representing Israel in the Men's event is Alexei Bychenko and in the Pairs event Evgeni Krasnopolski and his partner Hailey Kops.
Alexia Paganini is representing Switzerland in the Women's. Good Luck Team USA, Team Israel and Team Switzerland!

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The 2022 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships concluded January 9th at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Eighteen SCNY members and associate members competed at the junior and senior level. Congratulations, all participants. We are so proud of ALL of you! Here is a recap of the results and the International assignments:

Championship Pairs
Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc (LAFSC, Assoc SCNY) win their second US title and are named to the 2022 Olympic team and World Championships.
Jessica Calalang (DuPage FSC) & Brian Johnson won the Silver Medal for the third straight season, they are 1st alternates for the Olympic Team and 1st alternates for the World Championships

Junior Ladies
Ava Ziegler - Silver Medal

Championship Ladies 
Lindsay Thorngren (5) – 2022 Olympics Alternate 1, World Championship Alternate 2
Audrey Shin (6) - Four Continents Championships
Rena Ikenishi, (13)

Championship Men 
Camden Pulkinen (5)- Four Continents Championships, Olympic Team Alternate 2 and World Championships Alternate 2

Championship Pairs 
Katie McBeath (Winterherst FSC) & Nathan Bartholomay (5) - Four Continents Championships 
Kate Finster & Matej Silecky (7)
Anastasiia Smirnova and Danil Siianytsia (W/D) - World Junior Championships

Championship Dance 
Christina Carriera & Anthony Ponomarenko (SC of SF) (7) - Four Continents and World Championships Alternate 3
Eva Pate (Strongsville FSC) & Logan Bye (8) - Four Continents Championships Alternate 1

Junior Ladies 
Katie Krafchik (14)

Junior Pairs 
Cate Fleming & Chase Finster (6) - World Junior Championships Alternate 2
Brooke Barrett (SC of Boston) & Levon Davis (8)  
Mandy Romero & Kristofer Ogren (Kansas City FSC) (9)

Junior Dance
Oona Brown and Gage Brown (W/D) - World Junior Championships


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Twenty-five SCNY athletes will be competing at the 2022 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships Jan. 3-9, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Championship Ladies
Rena Ikenishi
Audrey Shin
Lindsay Thorngren

Championship Men
Camden Pulkinen

Championship Pairs
Ashley Cain-Gribble & Timothy Le Duc (LAFSC)
Jessica Catalang (DuPage FSC) & Brian Johnson
Kate Finster & Matej Silecky
Chelsea Liu & Danny O'Shea 
Katie McBeath (Winterherst FSC) & Nathan Bartholomay
Anastasiia Smirnova & Danil Siianytsia (All Year FSC)

Championship Dance
Christina Carriera & Anthony Ponomarenko (SC of SF)
Avonley Nguyen & Grigory Smirnov
Eva Pate (Strongsville FSC) & Logan Bye

Junior Ladies
Katie Krafchik
Ashley Leahy
Ava Ziegler

Junior Pairs
Brooke Barrett (SC of Boston) & Levon Davis
Cate Fleming & Chase Finster
Mandy Romero & Kristofer Ogren (Kansas City FSC)

Junior Dance
Oona Brown & Gage Brown

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 Congratulations to SCNY member and two-time Olympic judge Lucy Joyce Brennan on being elected to the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame! The induction ceremony is at the US National Championships in Nashville January 9th. A well deserved honor!

With more than 60 years of service as an official, Lucy Joyce Brennan has judged and refereed at multiple Olympics, World Championships, World Junior Championships and other major ISU events. She has received numerous awards, including the 2006 ISU Gold Award of Merit. She judged at the 1988 Calgary Olympic Games (ladies) and 2002 Salt Lake City Oympic Games (pairs). She is the first American woman to serve as an ISU championship referee in singles and pairs. Mrs. Brennan, a longtime member of The Skating Club of New York, has also served as the chief referee at the 2001 U.S. Championships and is the long-time chief referee of SCNY's Middle Atlantic Figure Skating Championships.. 


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