This weekend saw Ireland’s junior figure skating men and ladies champions in action at the Reykjavik International Games in Iceland.
Ciara Hoey posted a new personal best of 26.14 in her short programme, which included a double flip-double toe loop, a double Axel and a double loop. The three-time Irish junior champion completed seven jumping passes in her free skating and scored 44.03. Her combined total of 70.17 was another career high.
Sam McAllister attempted a triple Salchow combination, a triple loop and a double Axel in his short and was given a score of 35.04. The current Irish junior champion went for eight jumping passes in the free and executed two Level 3 spins to receive 70.82. He recorded an overall score of 105.86 which put him in third place.
Update: Due to a disqualifcation following the conclusion of the Junior Men’s event, McAllister was upgraded to second place.