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    Question Competitions for Adult Skaters?

    hello

    i was wonder if anyone knows just how much opportunity there is for adult skaters? also how far can an adult skater go in the us and canada?
    any info is very appreciated! :D

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    belated welcome to the board! I'll leave this topic here for now, but if this doesn't get very many hits I'll move it to the "skaters" chat area where it'll definately get attention!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KatyaFan
    hello

    i was wonder if anyone knows just how much opportunity there is for adult skaters? also how far can an adult skater go in the us and canada?
    There are LOTS of opportunities for adult skaters of all ages, from the purely recreational to the serious/competitive.

    US Figure Skating website:
    http://www.usfsa.org/Programs.asp?id=46
    The U.S. Adult National Championships are held every year in April. In 2004, they were in Lake Placid, NY:
    http://www.usfsa.org/event_details.asp?id=19396

    Skate Canada website: http://www.skatecanada.ca/en/skate_f...ms/adultskate/
    Canada held its first-ever Adult Championships competition in late March:
    http://www.skatecanada.ca/en/events_...natsadult.html

    Many adults also participate in the Ice Skating Institute's (ISI) recreational competitions throughout the U.S. -- ISI website: http://www.skateisi.com/

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    To find out more about adult skating go to http://ca.groups.yahoo.com/group/compadultsk8s Competitive Adult Skaters also known as CAS. We adult skaters from all over the world who compete in all levels and disaplines.

    Brigitte Laskowski

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    Eventually, we will have this...

    Adult Worlds in 05?

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    thank you everyone for all the great information. adult skating is a lot bigger than i originially thought it was. it exciting that there is so much interest in it!
    it would be great if an adult competition was added to the worlds!!!

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    Katya,

    Are you going to compete? It is so exciting to be an adult competitive skater...it is my experience that they are so supportive of each other. I LOVE it!

    Brigitte,
    I was just out looking at the CAS sire and it looks GREAT! As a newly appointed board member to our figure skating club, I am very interested in promoting adult skating, adn educating adult skaters about what it out there. I think that this website will be a great resource.

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