NEXXICE seniors, juniors are in sync for gold

The 2011 BMO Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships were held Feb. 24 – 27, 2011 in Brampton.

Representing the Burlington and Kitchener-Waterloo Skating Clubs, the Senior NEXXICE team placed first with 218.00 points overall. The NEXXICE Junior team, representing the Burlington SC, also placed first with 182.62 points overall.

NEXXICE Open placed second with 123.13 points.

In Novice, Burlington SC’s Ice Image team placed fifth with an overall point total of 83.20. Their Ice Image Intermediate team also placed fifth with 89.55 points.

The Open, Novice and Intermediate teams qualified to compete at the synchronized skating championships when they placed first, second, and fifth respectively at the 2011 Ontario Regional Synchronized Skating Championships which were held in North Bay, Feb. 11-13.

Also competing at that competition in non-qualifying categories were Burlington SC’s Ice Image who placed third in the Juvenile category with 39.77 points; Ancaster SC’s Affinity, who placed sixth with a score of 48.58; and Burlington SC’s Classic Image who placed fourth with 28.88 points overall.

For additional information contact Hazel Boon at 905-524-3345 or