Archive for the category "ice skating"

Pacific Ice Annual Christmas Gala 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the most unique event notifications to hit my inbox recently was from the Pacific Ice Synchronized Skating Club. On Saturday, December 11th, they will be hosting their 6th Annual Christmas Gala featuring 20 synchronized skating teams from across BC and even Washington State. Bring a non-perishable food item donation for the Surrey Food […]

Kevin Jagger’s Long Track Long Shot

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver 2010 Olympics inspired many to take action in their daily lives. Whether it was to become a positive role model, striving to do their best each day, or living life to its fullest. Kevin Jagger is one man who was inspired so much so that he decided to up and quit his cubicle […]

Vancouver 2010 Katarina Witt and Elizabeth Manley at GE Ice Plaza Robson Square

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just a quite note about this exciting public event with Katarina Witt and Elizabeth Manley taking place at GE Ice Plaza this Sunday at 11:30am. The figure skating stars of the Calgary 88 Olympics will be reunited on the ice at Robson Square. The event is open to the public, media, and young skaters from […]

Prince George's Outdoor Ice Oval

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I hopped a flight up to Prince George as a guest of Northern BC Tourism to check out the Olympic Torch Relay as it passes through along with some of the seasonal activities the region has to offer. One of our first stops was over at the Outdoor Ice Oval. A crisp, slick rink […]

Santa at GE Plaza Robson Square

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon I headed over to GE Plaza (at Robson Square) for an interview with a news agency. While the reporter and I were standing next to the rink watching the ice get resurfaced, Santa moseyed on by and his helper asked if we wanted to get our pictures taken. Once the interview was complete, […]

Robson Square Ice Rink Now GE Ice Plaza

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After closing in 2004, the Robson Square Ice Rink is now renovated, re-surfaced, and covered with ice in time for some winter fun and 2010 festivities — of Olympic proportions. “Before” In 2006 I profiled the rink, which was in limbo — looking for sponsors and ways to reconstruct the skating surface without damaging the […]