Congratulations to Oaks Park Skating Club’s 2013 World Championship competitors!
Junior World Class Men Solo Dance
Charlie represented the U.S. at his first World Championships last November in Taipei, Taiwan. 14 year old Charlie qualified for the World Team by placing 2nd in the Junior Mens Solo Dance event at the USA Roller Sports National Championships in July. Charlie also won Freshman A Solo Dance, Freshman A Boys Figures, Freshman A Boys Loops, Freshman A Boys Figures/Loops Combined, and placed second in Youth International at this year’s Nationals.
After months of hard work, Charlie enjoyed his experience at the World Championships, making friends from around the world and having a very strong initial showing. He is back in the rink working hard to prepare for the 2014 season and hopes to be representing us again in Spain next fall.
Junior World Class Team Dance with Katelyn Rogers of Taunton, MA
Spencer’s first trip to the World Championships came during his final year of Junior level competition. Spencer traveled to, and trained out of, Tuanton, MA with Anthony Dupont during the 2013 season, and enjoyed a terrifically successful season with his partner Katelyn Rogers. After winning the Junior Team Dance event at the 2013 National Championships, this duo went on to earn the Oaks its first ever World Championship medal with a 3rd place finish.
Spencer not only worked hard to prepare for the World Championships this fall, but began his college career at Pacific Union College in California. He now turns his attention full time to his studies and we wish him every success!