Team Okanagan: (back, from left) Corinne Macasso, Donna Good, Robert Verhelst, Karen Blyth-Smith,(front) Breanne Bergvinson (coach), Maureen Barnes, Leslie Ricci, Donna Bergvinson, Isabella Ciocoiu, Henrietta Penney and Rebecca Hayman (coach). Missing: Wendy Ord. -Image: Contributed

Medal haul for Okanagan skaters

Kelowna, Lake Country, West Kelowna adult athletes compete at BC/Yukon Super Series Star Skate Final

Ten adult skaters from the Okanagan combined for 17 medals at the BC/Yukon Super Series Star Skate Final held recently in Kelowna.

Dubbed ‘Team Okanagan’, the skaters range in age from 22 to 79, hailing from Kelowna, Lake Country and West Kelowna.

The local skaters competed in Interpretive, Free Skate, and Dance categories, with each competitor claiming at least one medal. The total medal count was eight gold, seven silver and one bronze.

Several members of Team Okanagan will be competing in the ISU International Figure Skating Championships in May in Oberstdorf, Germany. More than 500 adults from 34 countries will be competing.

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