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Awards given out at AGM
Apr 19, 2021, 4:52 pm
The Langley Blades Speed Skating Club Executive has created two club awards to be handed out on an annual basis. The first is awarded to a skater for an Outstanding Achievement each season. The second, named in honour of George Donatelli, is awarded to a skater, volunteer or family embodying a simiilar dedication to speed skating that George, our club founder, did.
 
This year's winner of the Outstanding Achievement Trophy is awarded to Brynne Merson for her outstanding improvement in speed skating. Brynne receives a plaque recognizing this and takes home the trophy until next year's winner is announced. Congratulations Brynne!
 
Outstanding Achievement Award
 
 
 
 
 
This year's winner of the George Donatelli Dedication to Speed Skating Award is Jackie Humber.  Despite not being able to skate with the Blades, due to pandemic restrictions, for the second half of the season Jackie remained dedicated to the sport and the club. Congratulations Jackie!

 George Donatelli Dedication to SS Award

 

Our Junior Coaches were also presented with a bursary to further their coaching education as well as certificates and a THANK YOU video put together by the club.


Thank you to CN for their generous donation
Mar 12, 2021, 1:44 am

Thank you to CN Rail for their continued support of our club. It's been a tough season financially and we appreciate it very much!


Skater Jackie wins poetry award
Nov 2, 2020, 4:50 am

Skaters do amazing things OFF of the ice as well. Our very own master skater Jackie entered a poem she wrote to the Heart of the City Festival and won a prize! Well done Jackie!

 


SPONSOR-A-MAT program
Oct 17, 2020, 10:40 pm

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic the Langley Blades are unable to fundraise like we normally would so we had to find something that could bring in much needed money to help cover the many costs of speed skating and help make our sport affordable for the average family. 

 

We are offering our SPONSOR-A-MAT program to all local businesses and services to consider. Please see the information sheet below.


BCWG 2020 Zone 3 Speed Skating team announced
Nov 6, 2019, 3:18 am

Well done to the new BC Winter Games 2020 speed skating team for Zone 3!

Our very own Beth and Theory qualified this week to represent us in Fort St John in Februrary.

Good luck!


2019 SEASON START UP
Aug 17, 2019, 3:28 am

Our first ice will be at Langley Sportsplex on Friday, September 6! First Group and Come Try skaters, be ready to help put the mats at 5:30 and be on the ice for 5:45pm!

SKATE FITTING. For skaters needing to rent skates for the season our skate fitting night will be at the Sportsplex Wednesday, September 4. Time TBA and emailed out to all members.

Be sure you are REGISTERED by first ice. You will not be permitted on the ice until all registration forms and payments are made!

See you in September!


BC Short Track Championships 2018
Mar 8, 2018, 5:17 am

Congratulations to all our Langley Blades skaters who participated at the BC Short Track
Championships at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre on March 3rd and 4th, 2018! 

 

Results :
L2TB Female - Rachael Butt 1st GOLD
L2TA Male - Braxton Grosjean 5th
L2TA Male - Theory Havelka 9th
L2TB Male - Mattias Daniels 6th
T2T12 Male - Ben Tyler 9th
T2T15 Male - Scott Coons 1st GOLD
Perf Female - Emily Coons 1st GOLD

 

Good luck to Scott Coons and Ben Tyler who qualified to represent BC at the Canada West Short Track Championships from March 17-18, 2018 at the Abbotsford Centre!

 


Mar 13, 2016, 8:03 pm

Congratulations to our Langley Blades skaters that competed in the BC Short Track Championships in Kamloops, BC over March 5th and 6th, 2016:


L2TA Male - Cole Griffioen 12th

L2TA Female - Caitlyn Collingwood 2nd SILVER

L2T12 Female - Elle Bush 5th

T2T13 Male - Scott Coons 4th IRON

T2T13 Female - Emily Coons 5th

T2T15 Male - William Park 1st GOLD

 


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