British Figure Skating Champions crowned in Sheffield

Natasha McKay won her fifth British title at the 2021 British Figure Skating Championships. She managed a personal best of 63.34 in the short program and 106.35 in the free skate to end on 169.69 ensuring she would head back to Dundee with her title retained. Karly Robertson beat Nina Povey into second place by just 0.42 points.

Natasha McKay managed a personal best in her short program.

Graham Newberry was crowned the winner in the Men’s, with 2019 British Champion PJ Hallam second on the podium ahead of Elliot Thompson.


There was a new Senior Pairs title for Anastia Vaipan-Law and Luke Digby in their first season competing together. Christopher Boydaji and Zoe Jones, who have held the title for the past four championships were second by just 0.51 points.

Lilah Fear and Lewis Gibson wowed the audience in the Bauer Arena iceSheffield as they broke the 200 barrier to win national title in ice dance. The duo came out on top in both the rhythm dance and free dance, earning them a total score of 200.84.


Lilah and Lewis were a fan favourite at the competition.

Sasha Fear and her partner George Waddell finished the competition in second with 176.85 and Eleanor Hirst and Anthony Currie rounded off the podium in third with a score of 129.79.


In the Juniors Ed Appleby impressed with a score of 171.46 to win the men’s and Elena Komova was top of the podium in the women’s competition.


Ice Dance duo Phebe Bekker and James Hernandez won their first British Title in the Ice Dance and Charlotte Hodgkinson and Elliot Appleby rounded off the Junior category by winning the Pairs.




All photos courtesy of Maurice Wilson and Martin Henfield