Figure skating is one of the most popular sports in the world today. In Australia more than one and a half million people lace up skates every year. The inclusive programs Ice Skating Australia offer, encourage people to become involved and stay involved for life.
Skaters progress at their own rate and coaches make sessions lively using a wide variety of activities that create a fun environment and promote learning. Aussie SkateTM is the feeder program to all other Australian skating programs, from club competition to National championships and along the Olympic pathway. Aussie SkateTM is also the feeder program in to Ice Hockey and Speed Skating .
Aussie SkateTM is the national learn-to-skate program, and an initiative of Ice Skating Australia. It is a fun, challenging and rewarding program for all ages and abilities.
Brooklee Han (Ladies), Danielle O'Brien & Greg Merriman (Ice Dance), and Brendan Kerry (Men)
This is Australia's largest figure skating team at the Olympic Winter Games in 15 years with representatives in three out of four figure skating disciplines included at the Olympics.
The skaters we have sent to Sochi are all strong competitors in their divisions and have been climbing the international ranks over the last few years. Their stella performances at the Olympic qualifying competition in Nebelhorn, Germany in September made the figure skating community sit up and take notice of Australia.
LATEST NEWS ON THE AUSTRALIAN TEAM IN SOCHI HERE.