Lighting the Way. 1978.

Figure Skating Pins Profile: 1978 Canadian Championships Victoria, British Columbia, on Canada's west coast, is known for many things: the magnificent Empress Hotel and afternoon tea; abundant flowers from prolific gardens, including the famed Butchart Gardens; an elegant, old-world style that helps define the nearly 180-year-old provincial capital; the world's largest freestanding totem pole; and… Continue reading Lighting the Way. 1978.

Victor Victoria. 1984.

So many figure skating pins are round or rectangular that anything different is seen as a refreshing and welcome change. Such is the case with the pins made to commemorate the 1984 Skate Canada event, held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. A traditional shield shape marks the occasion and stands out as one of the more interesting pins from the annual event in the Great White North.