Posts Categorized: Speed Skating News

Cancellation of Wayne Maslen Fundraiser due to Extreme Weather conditions forecast on Saturday

IMPORTANT INFO RE WAYNE MASLEN FUNDRAISING EVENT Due to the “extreme weather conditions” forecast for this Sat 19th Dec, Skate Victoria will have to unfortunately cancel the Wayne Maslen Fundraising event at Springers, in the interest of everyone’s health & safety.   Refunds will be issued to skaters who have paid. Please email Gloria on… Read more »

Skate Vic is saddened to hear of the passing of our good friend & supporter Wayne Maslen …..

On behalf of the SV Executive and Members, we are deeply saddened by the passing of our good friend and supporter Wayne Maslen overnight. Wayne’s years of roller sports knowledge & generous spirit have been invaluable to the growth of skating across Australia. He was only ever a phone call away to share his innovative… Read more »

Laverton Skate Centre returns to help fundraise for the Royal Children’s Hospital “Good Friday Appeal” – 3rd April

Fundraising event (Melbourne) – 3rd April – Good Friday Laverton Skate Centre returns for the second year….. to the “Kids Day Out” event, to help raise money for the “Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal” …. Come along to the skate rink, have some fun. There will be plenty of activities on offer at the… Read more »

Skate Victoria Inline Speed skaters head to Timaru NZ to train on the bank track

Aussie Skaters head to NZ (Timaru) to train on the bank track Click here to read the full newspaper story   A group of Skate Victoria Inline Speed skaters, (Seniors & Juniors) featured in the Timaru Herald, whilst training at the South Canterbury Speed Skating Club‘s bank track in Timaru NZ.   Senior skaters were able… Read more »

Is your Club/League interested in participating in the Melb. Australia Day Parade Mon 26th Jan 2015? Click here for more info

Australia Day Parade Monday 26 January 2015 Expressions of interest are now open to participate in the Australia Day Parade 2015. The Parade encourages Victorians to come together on Australia Day to celebrate and promote our rich culture and diverse community. It is Melbourne’s feature Australia Day celebration, a tradition that has been held for… Read more »

Congratulations to young rising speed skater, Dean Melideo, winner of the 2014 Ken Sutter Perpetual Trophy

Congratulations to young rising Inline speed skater, Dean Melideo, winner of the 2014 Ken Sutter Perpetual Trophy….. And now a little history behind the Ken Sutter Perpetual Trophy… The Ken Sutter trophy is awarded annually to speed skaters who best exhibit the qualities that were admired in Ken Sutter so much. Good nature, fair competitior,… Read more »

2014 Ken Sutter Inline Speed Competition, Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd March- Nominate by the 14th March

Nominate now for the 2014 Ken Sutter  Inline Speed Competition… Nominations close 14th March @ Dandenong Netball Complex, Greaves Reserve, Bennet St, Dandenong Ken Sutter  Sanction and Information Email Jon Evans , speed@skatevictoria.com.au to register Non Skate Victoria members are welcome to participate. $10 One Off Event Fee Applies  

Aussies eye off World Class Banked Speed Track in NZ for the Australian Banked Track Championships..

  Aussies competing in the 2014 NZ National Banked Speed Championships in NZ have nothing but praise… for the Banked track in Timaru, NZ Find out why they are proposing, that the next Australian Banked Track Championships, be held in NZ. Read the full article here in the  Speed Skating Articles of Interest      … Read more »