Sun Valley shows provide big-name
For 67 seasons ice skaters of abilities
from Olympic and World Champions to local kids have been delighting the crowds
at Sun Valley and this summer promises to be no different.
Now through September 11, Sun Valley
Resort presents outdoor ice shows each Saturday night.
Sun Valley ice show coordinator Rainier
Kolb remarked, "I think our lineup is very, very exciting. We have a very good
mixture of past and current big names and some of the big up and coming people.
I think it will be a great year."
The two remaining shows in June will
feature season-long performers and mainstays of the Sun Valley ice carnival.
Olympic bronze medalist Jozef "Jumpin’
Joe" Sabovcik from Slovakia is due June 19.
Professional world champions Frank
Sweiding and Anita Hartshorn will be featured performers June 26. Elena Leonova
and Andrei Khvalko of Russia, the 2000 professional world champions, will also
be with the show throughout the summer.
Other well-known headliners will fill the
Reigning Olympic pairs skating gold
medalists Jamie Salé and David Pelletier of Canada are due in Sun Valley for two
Independence Day holiday shows, on July 3-4, plus one additional show on July
July’s schedule also includes three-time
world silver medalist Surya Bonaly July 17, current U.S. national men’s champion
Johnny Weir July 24 and three-time world champion Elvis Stojko Saturday, July
Current World silver medalist Sasha Cohen
appears on August 21.
"She is just a gorgeous, gorgeous skater,"
Kolb said. "I think people expect great things from her."
Olympic gold medalist Brian Boitano
returns for the Labor Day weekend ice show Sept. 4.
"I think we are very lucky to have skaters
of this caliber," Kolb said.
For ticket information call the Sun Valley
Recreation Office, 622-2135, or visit