Figure skaters from across Manitoba compete in Virden

Skate Virden hosted the 2020 Skate Canada Manitoba Open Free Skate competition last weekend, March 6-8. This provincial event saw 261 skaters registered for the three-day event, filling Virden’s accommodations.

Having many times champion  Kevin Reynolds among the technical panel judges was one of the highlights of the event. Reynolds, was a 2014 Winter Olympics silver medalist and six-time Canadian national medalist.

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Results for 2020 Skate Canada Manitoba Open for Skate Virden competitors:

Novice Women

Abby Collen: Short - 4th; Freeskate - 2nd

Shanna Yaskow: Short - 2nd; Freeksate - 4th

Pre-Novice Women

Paige Dryden: Short - 2nd; Freeskate - 3rd

Megan Dryden:  Short - 16th

Juvenile Women U12

Megan Dryden -  1st

Star 7 Women Artistic

Dominique Lansing - 2nd

Star 6 Women Free Program

Dominique Lansing - 5th

Star 3 & U events are not ranked.

Star 3 skaters include: Sadie Stuart, Evie McAdam, Ella McAdam, McKenzie Masson, Skylar Higginbotham, and Aiden Gonty.




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