Three stars for five skaters

Oak Bay Skating Club lands five on the podium at competition

Five Oak Bay figure skaters edged their way onto the podium at the 2014 Starskate Superseries final in Kelowna.

The competition determined the skaters’ overall provincial standing and Oak Bay skating director Jamie McGrigor said the local club did exceptionally well.

“We are the only club that had five people on the podium,” McGrigor said. “We had outstanding results.”

Kennedy Kittleson, 13, placed first provincially for the Star 5 women; Gurshan Riarh, 11, placed second for Star 5 men; Marielle Timmins,16, placed second for senior women; Mackenzie Poland, 14, placed third for senior women and Jessica Timmins, 16, placed third in junior women.

The Super Series Starskate Final competition was held March 7 to 9 and is the final STARSkate event of 2013-2014 and crowns the Super Series Champions in pre-juvenile and Star 5 – Gold Free Skate with best of three scores determining the overall season winners.