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Three Flying Blades medal at Agnes Thistle Invitational

Coach Katie Stoodley, Danica Dean, Mark Butt and Alyssa Oldford.
Coach Katie Stoodley, Danica Dean, Mark Butt and Alyssa Oldford. - Submitted

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, NL — The Clarenville-based Flying Blades had three skaters fly away with medals at a skating competition last month.

Skate Canada NL’s 2017 Agnes Thistle Invitational Competition was held Nov. 24-26 in Conception Bay South by the CBS Skating Club.

The competition hosted over 400 skaters in 27 categories.

The Flying Blades SC had a strong showing with 25 entries skating in the Star 1 – 9, Interpretative and Creative Skills categories.

The club skated away with four medals and numerous personal best scores, along with impressive Skate to Standard Reports.

The medalists included:

• Danica Dean: silver medal, Silver Interpretive (Women), and silver medal, Silver Creative Skills (Women);

• Alyssa Oldford: bronze medal, Star 4 13-and-Over (Women);

• Mark Butt: gold medal, Star 6 (Men).

Full results of the competition can be found on the Skate Canada NL website: https://skatenf.uplifterinc.com/pages/Competitions/2018-Agnes-Thistle-Invitational-Competition/.

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