An unusual and bold shape defines the 1972 World Championships pin Sixteen years before the world would "Come Together in Calgary" for the 1988 Olympic Winter Games, the world came together in that city for the 1972 World Figure Skating Championships, commemorated with an unusual and memorable pin. The hexagonal shape and bright orange color… Continue reading 1972 World Figure Skating Championships Pin: Come Together in Calgary.
Profile: Lapel Pins – 1990 World Figure Skating Championships, Halifax, Canada Get ready to embark on a journey back to the 1990s! Hosted in the Canadian Maritimes city of Halifax, the 1990 World Figure Skating Championships made history in two memorable ways: for ushering in the beginning of one era while sending another one packing.… Continue reading 1990 World Figure Skating Championships Pins: First and Last.
Profile: Lapel Pins – 1990 Canadian Figure Skating Championships, Sudbury, Canada The world's largest depiction of a coin, called the Big Nickel, can be found in Sudbury, Ontario, on the grounds of Dynamic Earth, an interactive science museum. The 30-foot, 12-sided shape is recreated on a smaller scale on the lapel pins that commemorated the… Continue reading 1990 Canadian Figure Skating Championships Pins: The Big Nickel.
Profile: Lapel Pins – 1989 Canadian Figure Skating Championships, Chicoutimi, Canada Not very often do the Canadian Figure Skating Championships (often called "Canadians") take place in the province of Quebec, but the last national event of the 1980s was contested in the small arrondissements of Jonquiere and Chicoutimi,1 both part of the city of Saguenay.… Continue reading 1989 Canadian Figure Skating Championships Pins: Il Fait Frette.
Profile: Lapel Pins – 1990 Skate Canada, Lethbridge, Canada By 1990, Sun Life was in its third year as the title sponsor of North America's oldest international figure skating invitational. Bearing a logo that appears to be a hybrid of a snowflake and an asterisk, the 1990 Skate Canada event, held in Lethbridge, Alberta, was… Continue reading 1990 Skate Canada Pins: Figure Skating and a Barbecue.