week of skating
At Sun Valley
Sun Valley Figure Skating Club members had
a lot to boast about after competing in the 37th annual Sun Valley Summer
Skating Championships July 25-27 on resort ice.
Competing were a couple of hundred figure
skaters from 29 different clubs hailing from all over the U.S. Sun Valley
skaters collected seven gold medals, nine silvers and nine bronze awards.
Event chairman was Barbara Richardson and
Dick Brehmer was co-chairperson. Referee was Jack Searle of Salt Lake City,
USFSA judges were Betsy Hauck, David Hold
and Lolly Jensen of Sun Valley; Barbara Stuns of Hailey; Michael Bauer of
Olympia, Wash.; Joan Burns of Millbrae, Ca.; Jessica Gaynor of San Francisco,
Ca.; Nancy Hepburn of Salt Lake City; Barbara Holland of Columbus, Ohio; Caren
Kirsch of Lynwood, Wash.; and Hazel Wecal of Denver, Colo.
Other than some of the USFSA judges, the
showcase judges included Sherry Booth, artistic director of Sun Valley Ballet
School; professional singer Cheryl Morrell; local actress Sara Bradshaw; Sierra
Dickens; and former Sun Valley skating director Herman Maricich.
Representing the SVFSC were president
Daisy Langley; vice president Lolly Jensen; secretary Aline Kwok; and treasurer
Barbara Richardson. The club’s board includes Dick Brehmer, Cyndy King, Herman
Maricich, Barbara Wrensch and Lori Watson.
Executive administrative assistant is
Constance S. McCamant Smith.
The following are placings achieved by SVFSC
members in the various classes:
Low Free Skate Artistic: 3—Telar
High Free Skate Artistic: 1—Nicole
Pratt. 2—Julia Broderick. 3—Devon Sherrerd.
Low Free Skate Artistic: 6—Emma
Pre-Preliminary Artistic Free Skate:
Preliminary Artistic Free Skate: 2—Julianna
Lamb. 4—Alyssa Krenz. 8—Clare King.
Open Juvenile Artistic Free Skate:
3—Brittany Eck. 4—Heather Eck.
Juvenile Artistic Free Skate:
3—Gabriella Weissmann. 6—Emily O’Reilly.
Intermediate Artistic Free Skate:
Novice Artistic Free Skate: 1—Katrin
Novice Ladies Free Skate: 4—Ali
Juvenile Ladies Free Skate:
Low Free Skate 8-and-under: 1—Julia
Broderick. 2—Devon Sherrerd.
Low Free Skate 8-and-under:
Open Juvenile Ladies Free Skate:
Beginning Tots Compulsory Moves:
Basic 3 & 4 Compulsory Moves: 1—Telar
McClure. 3—Samantha Hepworth.
Non-Test Ladies Free Skate: 7—Erin
Pre-Preliminary Ladies Free Skate
10-and-under: 6—Kelly Collins.
Preliminary Ladies Free Skate
10-and-under: 3—Alyssa Krenz. 7—Julianna Lamb.
Preliminary Ladies Free Skate
11-and-over: 5—Clare King.
Novice Ladies Short Program: 6—Ali
Junior Ladies Short Program:
Pre-Juvenile Spins Only: 4—Julianna
Open Juvenile Spins Only:
Pre-Juvenile Compulsory Moves:
2—Alyssa Krenz. 3—Julianna Lamb.
Showcase Pairs Group A: 1—Devon
Sherrerd and Julia Broderick.
High Free Skate Showcase: 1—Devon
Sherrerd. 3—Nicole Pratt. 4—Julia Broderick.
Low Free Skate Showcase Group A:
Low Free Skate Showcase Group B:
Pre-Preliminary Showcase: 2—Kelly
Preliminary Showcase: 2—Julianna
Lamb. 4—Alyssa Krenz.
Juvenile Showcase: 3—Gabriella
Weissmann. 4—Emily O’Reilly.
Open Juvenile Showcase: 4—Brittany
Intermediate Showcase: 4—Kayla