Entries by Sean Gillis

Golding 26th At European Youth Olympic Festival

Elizabeth Golding has finished 26th in the Junior Women’s event at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Vuokatti, Finland. This was the first time an Irish ice skater has competed at an EYOF. Golding took part in the short programme on the first day of the competition. She attempted a triple Salchow-double toe loop jump […]

Golding Set For Irish Ice Skating EYOF Debut

Elizabeth Golding makes history for Irish ice skating this week as she becomes the first Irish ice skater to compete at the European Youth Olympic Festival which takes place this year in Vuokatti, Finland. Golding will line up against skaters from 31 other European countries. She will skate in the short programme tomorrow (23 March) […]

Golding Named To Irish Team For Winter EYOF

In a first for Irish ice skating, figure skater Elizabeth Golding has been selected by the Olympic Federation of Ireland to participate in the European Youth Olympic Festival in Vuokatti, Finland later this month (20-25 March). Golding will be one of just four athletes representing Ireland at the event which was originally scheduled to take […]

Golding 10th At Bellu Memorial

Elizabeth Golding has finished tenth at the Bellu Memorial in Otopeni, Romania this weekend. Golding began the competition with the short programme. She singled her opening triple Salchow jump combination, but went on to attempt a double flip and a double Axel. She earned Level 4 for a change foot combination spin to score 33.94 […]

McAllister Fourth At Dragon Trophy

Sam McAllister has placed fourth at this weekend’s Dragon Trophy in Ljubljana, Slovenia. McAllister opened the competition with the short programme where he attempted a triple Lutz-triple toe loop combination as his first element. He went on to land a triple flip and a double Axel and secured Level 4 for all three of his […]

Golding 13th At Winter Star

Elizabeth Golding has finished in 13th place at Winter Star in Minsk, Belarus this weekend. In the short programme, Golding attempted a triple Salchow jump combination, a triple flip and a double Axel. She received a Level 3 for a layback spin and earned 26.06 points for the segment which left her in 13th place […]

Irish Junior Trio Compete At Reykjavik International Games

Robyn Foster, Adare Condon and Dracy Condon have finished 12th, 17th and 18th respectively in the Junior Women’s event at this weekend’s Reykjavik International Games in Iceland. Foster was the first of the Irish skaters to perform in the short programme. She attempted a double Axel, a triple Salchow jump combination and landed a double […]

Golding 15th At Skate Helena

Elizabeth Golding has started 2022 with a 15th place finish in the Junior Women’s event at Skate Helena in Belgrade, Serbia. Golding began the competition with the short programme. She attempted a triple toe loop-double toe loop combination, a double flip and a double Axel in her routine to “Hip Hip Chin Chin” by Club […]

Stakelum Skates To Top 30 Finish At Euros

In his fourth appearance at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships, Conor Stakelum (28) has finished 30th in the men’s short programme which concluded earlier today in Tallinn, Estonia. Although he did not advance to the free skating on Friday, this is his highest placement ever at the event. Skating to “Soulseeker” by Thomas Bergersen, […]

Unexpected Fourth Euros Appearance Beckons For Stakelum

Conor Stakelum (28) participates in his fourth ISU European Figure Skating Championships which begins tomorrow in Tallinn Estonia. Stakelum was a last-minute substitute for Sam McAllister who was originally selected to represent Ireland in the men’s event at the Tondiraba Ice Hall but had to withdraw after a positive Covid-19 test result last Friday (7 […]