Welcome Everyone!

Hey Golden Skate! Welcome to the "Australian Figure Skaters" thread. This page is dedicated to keeping you updated on the latest news about Australian Figure Skating. Also, feel free to discuss here too about Australian Skating...or any figure skaters (There is a good chance that I will be talking about other skating athletes as well)!

All the best of luck to all our skaters this Olympic Season.

Below is a link to previous articles from an archived blog about Australian Figure Skaters.

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Now some updates on the Australian Olympic Committee website. They have a site dedicated to the Sochi Games.

Summer in Michigan: Danielle and Greg's Blog

"As Australians we regularly get asked with confused looks ‘why are you living in Michigan?’

Aside from the obvious reasons; access to world class coaching and training conditions which the Detroit Skating Club has to offer, the beauty of Michigan’s parks and lakes provide a great escape from the intensity of summer training when we leave the rink..."

Article Written by Danielle O'Brien for the Australian Olympic Committee
Published on August 12, 2013

Link to Article Below

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Graduation, holidays and next stop - Australia! Brooklee's Blog

*This article was published before Brooklee had to withdraw due to illness

"It has been a long time since I sat down to write. I was not sure why until I decided to write about what I have been up to since May..."

Article Written by Brooklee Han for the Australian Olympic Committee
Published on August 15, 2013

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Family affair for Sydney skaters

"As figure skater Chantelle Kerry aims at selection for Sochi, she does so with the support of her family behind her all the way.

The young Sydney skater is coached by her mother, Monica MacDonald – herself a figure skating Olympian from the 1988 Calgary Games, where she competed in ice dancing alongside Rodney Clarke..."

Article Written by Alice Wheeler for the Australian Olympic Committee
Published on August 14, 2013

Link to Article Below

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Skate Down Under

Video Gallery of Skate Down Under

Day One recap + a video report

Day Two recap + a video report