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For the week of August 7 - 13, 2002


Skaters show skills at Summer Championships

Sun Valley hosts annual competition

Sun Valley Figure Skating Club members had some promising results during the 36th annual Sun Valley Summer Skating Championships July 20-21 on resort ice. Over 162 skaters from 32 clubs competed in the event.

Kelly Collins of Sun Valley shows her stuff during the Sun Valley Summer Skating Championships. Express photo by Willy Cook

Taking first places in a variety of classes were seven Sun Valley skaters. They were Alyssa Krenz, Sierra Dickens, Kelly Collins, Julianna Lamb, Clare King, Emily O’Reilly and Devon Sherrerd.

In Showcase Pairs, Sun Valley’s Alagna Ashurst and Paul Conn picked up a second place while Alyssa Krenz and Julianna Lamb were third.

The local U.S. Figure Skating Association judges for the two-day event were Betsy Hauck, David Hold and Lolly Jensen of Sun Valley, and Barbara Stuns of Hailey.

Other judges were Joan Burns of Millbrae, Ca., Kris Hill of Salt Lake City, John Jackson of San Francisco and Susie Ostrem of Big Fork, Mt. Referee was Jack Searl of Salt Lake City.

Competition chair was Barbara Richardson and the accountant was Arlene Sibrell from Golden, Colo.


Here are the placings for locals, in alphabetical order:

·  Alagna Ashurst: 2—Showcase Pairs.

·  Julia Broderick: 2—Basic Skills Artistic. 3—Basic Skills Showcase. 10—Basic Skills Freestyle 1 and 2.

·  Olivia Brown: 3—Non-Test Ladies Artistic. 6—Non-Test Showcase Group A.

·  Ali Butler: 3—Intermediate Ladies Short Program Group C, and Intermediate Ladies Free Skate Group A.

·  Kelly Collins: 1—Non-Test Ladies Artistic. 2—Non-Test Showcase Group B. 3—Non-Test Ladies Free Skate Group B.

·  Paul Conn: 2—Showcase Pairs.

·  Sierra Dickens: 1—Junior Ladies Spins. 3—Junior Ladies Free Skate. 4—Junior Ladies Short Program and Junior Ladies Artistic.

·  Brittany Eck: 2—Preliminary Ladies 11-and-over Artistic. 3—Preliminary Showcase 11-and-over. 5—Preliminary Ladies 11-and-over Free Skate.

·  Erica Eshman: 2—Preliminary Showcase 10-and-under. 4—Preliminary Compulsory Moves, and Preliminary Ladies 10-and-under Artistic. 9—Preliminary Ladies 10-and-under Free Skate.

·  Amanda Greer: 7—Novice Ladies Short Program Group A.

·  Larissa Guymon: 5—Basic Skills 3 and 4.

·  Shelly Hummel: 2—Adult Bronze Ladies Artistic.

·  Clare King: 1—Pre-Preliminary Ladies 11-and-over Artistic. 4—Pre-Preliminary Ladies 11-and-over Showcase. 6—Pre-Preliminary Ladies 11-and-over Free Skate Group A.

·  Alexandra Korobkin: 2—Pre-Preliminary Ladies 11-and-over Showcase. 8—Pre-Preliminary Ladies 11-and-over Free Skate Group A, and Pre-Preliminary Ladies 11-and-over Artistic.

·  Alyssa Krenz: 1—Preliminary Compulsory Moves. 2—Pre-Preliminary Ladies 10-and-under Showcase. 3—Pre-Preliminary Ladies 10-and-under Artistic, and Showcase Pairs. 6—Pre-Preliminary Ladies 10-and-under Free Skate.

·  Julianna Lamb: 1—Pre-Preliminary Ladies 10-and-under Artistic. 3—Showcase Pairs, and Pre-Preliminary Ladies 10-and-under Showcase. 4—Pre-Preliminary Ladies 10-and-under Spins. 6—Preliminary Compulsory Moves. 7—Pre-Preliminary Ladies 10-and-under Free Skate.

·  Emily O’Reilly: 1—Pre-Juvenile Ladies Artistic. 3—Pre-Juvenile Ladies Showcase. 7—Pre-Juvenile Ladies Free Skate Group A.

·  Justin Pennington: 2—Non-Test Men Artistic.

·  Hayden Seder: 5—Open Juvenile Ladies Free Skate.

·  Georgia Sedlack: 8—Non-Test Ladies Free Skate Group A.

·  Katrin Sharp: 2—Junior Ladies Artistic.

·  Devon Sherrerd: 1—Basic Skills Showcase. 2—Basic Skills 3 and 4.

·  Ashley Watson: 4—Intermediate Ladies Artistic. 6—Intermediate Ladies Short Program Group A. 8—Intermediate Ladies Free Skate Group A.



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