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Graham Newberry - Skater blog – October 2014
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31st October 2014

I've been skating since I was about 15 months old. My dad was British Men's Champion, so I was at the rink from day one. I don't really remember it, but I was three when I took part in my first competition. I came third and my brother, Jack, came first. I guess I just got the skating bug!

I was born in the United States but have dual nationality. I always wanted to skate for Great Britain just like my dad, but never thought I would get that good (I think I'm better than he was now). Because my skating has been going so well and most of my events have been in Europe, which was costing my parents a small fortune, we recently moved to London to skate and for my dad to teach at Lee Valley. We really like it there. Everyone there is very nice, and the manager, Alan Seabrook, has been great. If you want to see me train I'm on elite patch every week day at 11am taking lessons from my dad, who I think is the best coach in the world, especially on jumps.

I competed and medalled at

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31st October 2014
Solo Dance Series 2014 / 2015 Criteria
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An updated version of the Solo Dance Criteria for 2014/2015 can be found here

29th October 2014
Head of Sports Science & Medicine
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European Youth Olympic Winter Festival 2015
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The timeline and announcement for the above competition are now available – please see attached.

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28th October 2014
ISS Awarded Contract for figure skating at the new Milton Keynes Arena
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Planet Ice are pleased to announce that the contract to operate figure skating at the new Milton Keynes Arena has been awarded to the International School of Skating headed by Yuri Bureiko and Vicky Ogden.

Managing director John Neville said, “we have awarded the operational contract to

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27th October 2014
Update
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We are pleased to confirm that competitive test applications from the Mary Goombridge Trophy held at Lee Valley on the 21st October 2014 can now be submitted.

Any skaters wishing to use their scores for a competitive test pass should send the relevant paperwork and fee to the Test &

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27th October 2014
Success for GB Short Track at first Star Class event of the season
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The GB Short Track speed skaters put in a good performance in Germany this weekend (24-26 October), at the first event in the 2014-15 Star Class Cup series. The squad, who are all part of NISA’s World Class Short Track Performance Programme, won one gold, five silver and one bronze medal

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24th October 2014
Buckland brothers bring home gold and silver
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Great Britain’s figure skaters dominated the podium positions at the 19th International Cup of Nice.

British champions Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland won gold at the French figure skating event – their first competition of the season.

Olivia Smart and Joe Buckland, Nick’s brother,

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24th October 2014
First Lake Bled Ice Challenge, Slovenia – 27th – 30th November 2014

Please find attached the Announcement and entry forms for the above competition. The closing date for this competition is 10th November 2014.

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23rd October 2014
International Synchronized Skating Mixed Age Trophy – 17th-18th April 2015 Le Havre, France

We are very pleased to announce the first International Synchronized Skating Mixed Age Trophy. The competition will take place in Le Havre, France (near Paris and Lille) April 17th and 18th 2015 .
The competition is exclusively for teams of the category Mixed Age and we are hoping that

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23rd October 2014
Speed skaters to take on Europe in Dresden Star Class Cup

This weekend (24-26th October), British speed skaters will be in action at the Star Class Cup in Dresden, Germany. Nine members of GB Short Track’s World Class Performance Programme will be competing against the best skaters in Europe to battle it out for a place in the final.

This is

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New & Updated Articles
29th October 2014
Supporters Club
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Goals

“NISA is working hard to return Great Britain to the International competition scene in Long Track and to provide all of its members the opportunity to try and to compete in this great sport. As there are currently no 400m ice

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28th October 2014
NISA Licensed Coaches Levels 1-5 2014-2015
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Test Organisers

For a copy of the Test Organiser Manual click here
For a blank copy of the Test Record Book please click here
Test Organiser Nomination Form click here

For a list of test organisers see below.

Aberdeen Linx Ice Arena

Singles, Field Moves & Dance: Gayle Stephen -

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24th October 2014
National Rankings

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National Rankings 2014 – 2015

The national rankings for the 2014/15 season including all scores submitted up to today’s date are now available. Please note that you will only be included in the rankings if you have requested this and submitted your score (excluding NISA-allocated International Competitions where your

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22nd October 2014
Results
20th October 2014
Board Information
20th October 2014
Membership, Tests, Competitions and All Other Applications Forms

Application, Entry and Membership forms can be downloaded here.

To download the relevant form, simply right-click on the link and 'Save Target As . . . ' which will allow you to save the file to disk. Then all you need to do is print the form, fill it out and send it to NISA at:

National

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17th October 2014
Medal Test Standards

If any skater has a question regarding any of their times on these documents in order for a time to be changed they will need to submit an official protocol containing the time in question to Michelle Neville.

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Sub Groups

FINANCE
Ken Pendrey (Chairman)
Nick Sellwood (CEO)
Louise Meadows (Finance Officer)
Independent (TBA)
UK Sport (TBA)

JUDGES AND OFFICIALS
Judy Clinton (Director)
Mary Chapman (Appointed)
Hilary Selby (Appointed)
Chris Buchanan (Appointed)
Tina Noble

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