Profile: Lapel Pin – 1989 Skate Canada, Cornwall, Canada Kicking off the 1989–90 skating season was the annual Skate Canada event, taking place in Cornwall, Ontario, in late October 1989. And in line with possibly the worst decision ever made by the International Skating Union (ISU) was the absence of compulsory figures from the event.… Continue reading 1989 Skate Canada Pin: On Snowflakes and Asterisks.
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1988 Skate Canada Pins: The Winds of Change.
Profile: Lapel Pins – 1988 Skate Canada, Thunder Bay, Canada In 1988, the long-established and successful brand for the Skate Canada event, held annually in the fall, began its descent into history with the addition of a title sponsor to the event. Ownership of the event was effectively being transferred in exchange for naming rights… Continue reading 1988 Skate Canada Pins: The Winds of Change.
1979 Canadian Figure Skating Championships Pins: No Thunder in Thunder Bay.
Profile: 1979 Canadian Figure Skating Championships Pins Thunder Bay. It just sounds so alluring and conjures thoughts of a cloud-covered, stormy sky; oversized woolen sweaters; aromatic coffees; artisan breads; and a warm bowl of clam chowder. It sounds less like a place where a major figure skating event might be contested, but it was just… Continue reading 1979 Canadian Figure Skating Championships Pins: No Thunder in Thunder Bay.