● ● ● ● ● ● Congratulations SCNY board member Timothy Goebel - 2002 Olympic bronze medalist and member, US Figure Skating Hall of Fame! ● ● ● Gotham City Synchro Adult and Masters won BROZE and PEWTER, respectively, at the 2018 Cape Cod Synchronized Skating Classic in Bourne, Massachusetts. Congratulations, Gotham City Synchro! ● ● ● Ashley Cain (SCNY) and Timothy LeDuc (LAFSC, assoc. member SCNY) placed second in the short program and fifth overall at the ISU Challenger Series Golden Spin of Zagreb in Croatia. ● ● ● The Skyliners Synchronized Skating Team and Skating Club of New York have been chosen by U.S. Figure Skating to host the 2020 Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships January 15-19, 2020 at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY! ● ● ● Congratulations Skyliners Senior, Junior, Novice and Intermediate on a GOLD medal sweep at the Dr. Richard Porter Synchronized Skating Classic in Ann Arbor, Michigan! ● ● ● Congratulations SCNY synchro teams on winning 10 medals at the Terry Conners Synchronized Skating Open in Stamford, CT -- Skyliners Juvenile and Team Rinx Skills 3 - GOLD; Central Park Ice Intermediate and Skills 1 - SILVER; Dix Hill Ice Chips Pre-Juvenile and Skills 1, Central Park Ice Open Juvenile and Preliminary, and Team Rinx Skills 1 - BRONZE; and Team Rinx Open Juvenile and Pre-Juvenile - PEWTER! ● ● ● Congratulations Christina Carreira (SCNY) and Anthony Ponomarenko (SCSF) -- senior ice dance champions at the ISU Challenger Series Tallinn Trophy in Estonia! ● ● ● SCNY member Alexia Paganini placed eighth in the ladies' event at the ISU Grand Prix Internationaux de France in Grenoble, representing Switzerland. Congratulations, Alexia! ● ● ● Congratulations Christina Carreira (SCNY) and Anthony Ponomarenko (SCSF) - 2018 ISU Grand Prix Rostelecom Bronze Medalists in Dance! ● ● ● Congratulations Alexia Paganini on her fourth place finish at Rostelecom, representing Switzerland. Ashley Cain (SCNY) and Timothy LeDuc (LAFSC, assoc. member SCNY) placed sixth in pairs. ● ● ● SCNY members won eleven medals at the Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships in Wake Forest, NC (see article below). Congratulations, all SCNY participants! ● ● ● The Skyliners Novice and Juvenile lines won GOLD at the Boston Synchro Classic in Marlborough, MA. Skyliners Intermediate won bronze. Congratulations, Skyliners! ● ● ● Congratulations Skyliners Junior and Skyliners Senior lines on winning GOLD at the 2018 Glacier Falls Synchronized Skating Classic in Anaheim, California! ● ● ● Congratulations Gotham City Synchro Adult and Masters lines on winning GOLD at the 2018 Essex Synchronized Skating Classic in West Orange, New Jersey! ● ● ● Congratulations Central Park Ice Intermediate on winning silver at the Essex Synchro Classic! The Open Juvenile line placed seventh. ● ● ● Christina Carreira (SCNY) and Anthony Ponomarenko (SCSF) placed fourth at the ISU Grand Prix Helsinki, Finland. Fellow Team USA ice dancers Lorraine McNamara and Quinn Carpenter won bronze. Congratulations, Christina, Anthony and Team USA skaters. ● ● ● Congratulations Rinx Island Hurricanes on winning BRONZE in open juvenile at the Lee Ann Miele Synchro Open in Providence, Rhode Island, and the Rinx Island Tsunamis on winning pewter in pre-juvenile! ● ● ● Haven Denney (SCNY) and Brandon Frazier (All Year FSC) placed sixth at ISU Grand Prix Skate Canada in Laval, Canada. Congratulations, Haven and Brandon. ● ● ● Congratulations Ashley Cain (SCNY) and Timothy LeDuc (LAFSC, assoc. member SCNY) -- 2018 ISU Grand Prix Skate America Pairs Bronze Medalists! We are so proud of you! Fellow Team USA member Nathan Chen placed first in the men's event. SCNY member Jimmy Ma placed twelfth. ● ● ● The 2019 North Atlantic Regional Figure Skating Championships concluded Sunday, October 21st in Lake Placid, New York. Sixteen SCNY skaters qualified in men's and women's singles events to advance to the 2019 Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships, November 13-17 in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Congratulations, all 85 SCNY members who competed. ● ● ● Oona and Gage Brown placed eighth at their second ISU Junior Grand Prix event, JGP Yerevan, Armenia. ● ● ● Congratulations Christina Carreira (SCNY) and Anthony Ponomarenko (SCSF) on winning BRONZE at the ISU Challenger Series Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf, Germany! ● ● ● Congratulations Ashley Cain (SCNY) and Timothy LeDuc (LAFSC, assoc. member SCNY) on winning their second ISU Challenger Series GOLD medal in two weeks, this time at the 2018 Ondrej Nepela Trophy in Bratislava, Slovakia! ● ● ● Congratulations Haven Denney (SCNY) and Brandon Frazier (All Year FSC) on winning BRONZE at the ISU Challenger Series Autumn Classic in Oakville, Canada! Fellow SCNY member Alexia Paganini placed eighth in the senior ladies' event, representing Switzerland. ● ● ● Congratulations Ashley Cain (SCNY) and Timothy LeDuc (LAFSC, assoc. member SCNY) on winning GOLD at the ISU Challenger Series US International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City, Utah! Congratulations Christina Carreira (SCNY) and Anthony Ponomarenko (SCSF) on winning SILVER in their first-ever international assignment in senior dance, and Jimmy Ma on winning BRONZE in senior men. We are so proud of you! ● ● ● Congratulations Ilana Sedaka on winning GOLD in senior combined dance at the 2018 National Solo Dance Final in Hyannis, MA, and for winning BRONZE in international pattern dance! Congratulations Adrienne Carhart and Chiara Tan on winning GOLD and SILVER, respectively, in the novice combined AND silver pattern dance events! ● ● ● Congratulations Laura Jacobson on placing fourth in novice ladies at the US Challenge Skate in Salt Lake City! ● ● ● Thank you to everyone who participated or volunteered at the 93rd Annual Middle Atlantic Championships! Results are posted here. ● ● ● SCNY members Oona and Gage Brown placed ninth in dance in their first USFS international assignment - JGP Kaunas, Lithuania. Fellow SCNY member Audrey Shin placed eleventh in the junior ladies. ● ● ● Congratulations to our Reach for the Sky Rink All Stars Senior Team on winning SILVER in the mini ensemble event at National Showcase! ● ● ● Skyliners coaches Josh Babb and Pam May won the 2018 PSA Developmental Coach of the Year Award. PSA also nominated Josh for its 2018 Choreographer of the Year Award. Congratulations, Josh and Pam! ● ● ● Congratulations, Adam Rippon -- 2018 Dancing with the Stars Champion! ● ● ● Click here to join SCNY or renew your membership for the 2018-19 season! ● ● ● Congratulations Skyliners Junior - 2018 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating silver medalists - the first-ever medal of any color by a US team at Junior Worlds! We are so proud of you! Fellow Team USA members Lexettes placed sixth, their highest-ever finish. Congratulations, Lexettes! ● ● ● Congratulations Christina Carreira (SCNY) and Anthony Ponomarenko (SCSF) - 2018 ISU World Junior Figures Skating silver medalists in ice dance! Fellow ice dancers Chloe Lewis (All Year FSC) and Logan Bye (SCNY) placed seventh. ● ● ● Congratulations Maia and Alex Shibutani - Olympic bronze medalists in ice dance and the team event! We are so proud of you!! ● ● ● Congratulations Adam Rippon, Maia and Alex Shibutani, and the rest of the US Olympic figure skating squad on their BRONZE medal in the team event! ● ● ● Congratulations Adam Rippon, Vincent Zhou and Nathan Chen on three top-ten performances at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics - 10th, 6th and 5th! ● ● ● ● ● ●

Helsinki, Finland hosts 2017 ISU World Figure Skating Championships March 29 through April 2, 2017. SCNY members Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani represent the United States in dance and Haven Denney and her partner Brandon Frazier represent the United States in pairs. Other club members include Slovakian ladies champ Nicole Rajicova, Israeli dance champs Isabella Tobias and her partner Ilya Tkachenko, and South Korean dance champs Alexander Gamelin and his partner Yura Min.

Good luck, all SCNY and all Team USA skaters!

 

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2016 and 2017 U.S. Senior Dance Champions

2016 World Silver Medalists

2011 World Bronze Medalists

5X US Senior Silver and Bronze Medalists

2014 Olympians

2010 U.S. Junior National Champions

2011 World Junior Silver Medalists

2016 Skate America, 2016 Cup of China, 2016 Four Continents and 2015 NHK Champions

Maia and Alex Shibutani

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2017 US Senior Pairs Champions

2015 and 2016 Skate America silver medalists

2015 US senior pairs silver medalists

2012 US junior pairs champions

Haven Denney
and Brandon Frazier

Haven Denney
and Brandon Frazier

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2014 Olympian

7th - 2015 Skate America and Cup of China

5th - 2016 Ondrej Nepela

6th - 2017 European Championships

(representing Slovakia)

Nicole Rajicova

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2015 Tallinn Trophy Gold Medalists

2015 Finlandia Trophy and Mordovian Ornament Silver Medalists

6th place - 2016 Skate America

(representing Israel)

Isabella Tobias
and Ilia Tkachenko

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2017 S. Korean National Champions

(representing S. Korea)

Yura Min and
Alexander Gamelin

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2017 World Junior Dance Bronze Medalists

2017 US junior dance silver medalists

2016 Junior Grand Prix finalists

Silver - JGP Russia, France, Poland

Christina Carreira
and Anthony Ponomarenko

And belated congratulations to

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Kiss & Cry excitement at Synchro Nationals - 2017 Collegiate Championships - University of Michigan and Miami University

Calling all high school students and college bound skaters!

Interested in continuing skating through college?

Join several SCNY collegians, graduates and officials for an overview of collegiate skating, plus participate in an On-ice Mock Intercollegiate Team Maneuvers Competition 9 am to noon, Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Chelsea Piers Sky Rink.

Never heard of maneuvers?

In addition to free skating and solo dance, intercollegiate teams compete in maneuvers -- leveled skills competitions where each team member focuses on one or two required elements (maneuvers) at one of three test-based levels.

Sign up below, sharpen your skates, and join us for an exhilarating morning of mock intercollegiate competition and college skating orientation.


On-Ice Maneuvers (9:00-10:20 am)

Maneuvers will be done as a simulation of an intercollegiate team competition. Participants will select up to two elements that they would like to skate at their current test level when they register for the seminar (see the form below for the list of elements).



Off-Ice Workshops (10:30-Noon)

Overview of Collegiate Skating

  • Opportunities for continued skating in college
  • The difference between collegiate synchronized skating, intercollegiate team skating and Collegiate Championships

Athlete Perspective (current and alumni)

  • Structure of recruitment
  • Opportunities for leadership
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Available programs at all levels of skating -- Intercollegiate figure skating goes from pre-preliminary to senior

College Test Prep Info Session (Noon to 12:50pm)

  • Noodle Pro Tutors, who have worked with SCNY skaters and other athletes, will talk about how to juggle ice time, school, and test prep, and also provide timelines and advice for college prep milestones (class selection, testing, college visits, applications).


Cost: Just $25, inclusive of ice time!

($35 for non-SCNY members)

Parents are welcome to join the Off-Ice Workshop and the College Test Prep Info Session

CLICK HERE TO GET STARTED!!


The Skyliners returned Sunday from the 2017 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships in Rockford, Illinois with FOUR NATIONAL TITLES — gold in Junior, Novice, Intermediate and Juvenile, plus bronze for Senior. Gotham City Synchro Masters placed twelfth. We are so proud of every SCNY team and skater!

Skyliners Junior heads to Mississauga, Ontario March 10-11 as TEAM USA 1 and the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships for the third consecutive year. Good luck, TEAM USA!

The Skyliners Novice Line - 2017 U.S. National Champions
U.S. Synchronized Skating National Champions
Skyliners Senior

Bronze

The Skyliners 2016-17 senior line is the 2017 ISU Zagreb Snowflakes Trophy champion and 2017 ISU Mozart Cup, 2016 Richard Porter and 2016 Boston Synchro Classic bronze medalist. It is the 2017, 2016 and 2015 US national bronze medalist.

Skyliners Junior

Gold

The 2016-17 Skyliners junior line won the 2017 US Synchronized Skating National Championships, 2017 US World Team Selection Event, 2017 ISU Berlin Cup, 2016 New England Challenge Cup and 2016 Dr. Richard Porter Synchro Classic, and claimed bronze at the 2017 and 2016 ISU French Cup in Rouen, France. The line is a three-time national champion and will compete as USA TEAM 1 at the ISU Synchronized Skating Junior World Championships in Mississauga, Ontario.

Skyliners Novice

Gold

The 2016-17 Skyliners novice line is the 2017 US Synchronized Skating Novice National Champion. The line also won the 2017 Eastern Synchronized Sectional Championships and 2017 Colonial, 2016 Dr. Richard Porter and 2016 Boston Sunchro Classics. They are also the 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2011 US Synchronized Skating bronze medalists.

Skyliners Intermediate

Gold

The Skyliners 2016-17 Intermediate line is the 2017 and 2016 US Synchronized Skating National Intermediate Champion and 2017 Eastern Sectional Synchronized Skating Champion. The line won gold at the 2016 Dr. Richard Porter Classic, silver at the 2017 Colonial Classic and bronze at the 2016 Boston Synchro Classic.

Skyliners Juvenile

Gold

The 2016-17 Skyliners Juvenile line is the 2017 and 2016 US Synchronized Skating National Juvenile Champion. The line won gold at the 2017 Eastern Sectional Championships, 2017 Colonial Synchro and 2016 Terry Conners Synchro Classic and silver at the 2017 Boston Synchro Classic. Skyliners Juvenile has won four Nationals titles and has won Eastern Sectionals seven consecutive times.

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Honorable Mentions
Gotham City Synchro Masters

Twelfth

The 2016-17 Gotham City Synchro masters line won silver at the 2017 Colonnial and 2016 Terry Conners Synchronized Skating Classics.

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Team Rosters

The 2016-17 Gotham City Synchro Masters line

Alex Barrett
Cheryl Chang
Joy Foo
Emi Freese
Rebecca Horton
Stephanie Jaworski
Lauren Lin
Marianne Lynn
Fusae Nara
Susan Neiman
Michelle Prettyman
Nancy Quaife
Jennifer Schiff
Ashley Slobodkin

The 2016-17 Skyliners Senior line

Liliana Betschart
Taylor Blake
Rebecca Bone
Katherine Burns
Margaret Burns
Erin Dingley
Grace Fanning
Eliza Farber
Annette Gutnik
Dana Hall
Christine Kao
Catherine Kapica
Kristen Lewis
Shoshanna Lustig
LaDan Nemati
Tessa Ostermann
Casey Ouellette
Samantha Romenesko
Natasha Vo
Paige Wilkie

The 2016-17 Skyliners Junior line

Virginia Barney
Kelsey Bialo
Alexis Bolner
Maggie Brooks
Cordelia Chen
Madison deBlasi
Isabella Dinelli
Katherine Elmlinger
Whitney Elmlinger
Rosie Emerson
Jessica Hu
Michaela Kaminski
Emily Kirillov
Audrey Laude
Olivia Marshall
Katherine Orlin
Alexandra Perez
Neha Reddy
Lainey Rothschild
Kylie Saloma

The 2016-17 Skyliners Novice line

Amie Adjakple
Jillian Belluck
Caitlyn Chapey
Rachel Cortese
Judey DaRos
Elizabeth Essaid
Jolie Golden
Sophia Lamb
Ethne Laude
Juliette Lipson
Mary Ashley Mendik
Gracie Ossorio
Alyssa Politoski
Lucy Potter
Jillian Saloma
Meghan Schaefer
Emmy Sloan
Jocelyn Song
Mia Sparks
Kristen Tse
Natasha Witz
Melissa Woo
Shirley Zhu

The 2016-17 Skyliners Intermediate line

Lisa Asriev
Catherine Babcock
Clara Baurmeister
Arielle Belluck
Sharon Bikvan
Katelyn Coburn
Julia Edelman
Danielle Feingold
Rhianna Gold
Nicole Huber
Brayleigh Keefe
Isabela Malone
Angela Mercurio
Sophie Isabel Overstreet
Alexandra Popescu
Lauren Sallay
Shoshana Schwartz
Erika Sipos
Nikka Staron
Chiara Vlacich
Tracy Wang
Sarah Whittle
Lily Young
Keri Zhang

The 2016-17 Skyliners Juvenile line

Mae Archie
Sherlynn Arcuri
Giovanna Armetta
Gabriella Arovas
Allison Bray
Charlotte Carter
Abigail Cohen
Sonya Danchak
Taylor DelCarmine
Carolyn Fei
Priscilla Liao
Kate Loughran
Veda Malhotra
Celeste Naughton
Chelsea Peng
Jacqueline Preuninger
Alison Quiambao
Mikayla Redmond
Kat Root
Helena Seibert
Christine Song
Alexis Steger
Anika Thite
Serina Wang