Coed Varsity Figure Skating · Figure Skating Team Wins 4th in the State!

Great weekend for the Skyline Varsity Figure Skating team at Michigan High School Figure Skating Championships! Overall, our team placed 4th in the State – quite a success for our first year as a team.

Individual Events: Congratulations to Hannah Park who took home the gold medal for the “Dutch Waltz” as well as Lynn Kim who also captured gold. Eleanor Babaev won the silver medal in the “Argentine Tango”. Annika Tharp was awarded 4th and Bella Renteria-Bishop rounded out top 10 in their individual events.

Duet Showcase: Karissa Kao / Eleanor Babaev captured 6th with “High School Musical”, Julia Babaev / D’yon Padgett danced to “Beyonce” to win 8th place, and Annika Tharp / Bella Renteria-Bishop placed 9th in “Wicked”.

We are onto Nationals next month, April 15-17, in Strongsville, OH!

We are so proud of your hard work, balancing competition and studying for finals in between events.

Well done, skaters!

Annika Tharp (l) and Bella Renteria-Bishop(r) in “Wicked”, places 9th
Julia Babaev (l) and D’yon Padgett (r) dances to “Beyonce” and places 8th.
Eleanor Babaev (l) and Karissa Kao (r) showcase “High School Musical” and capture 4th
Annika Tharp wins 4th in her individual freestyle event
Hannah is awarded the gold medal for “Dutch Waltz”
Lynn Kim dominates her freestyle event and wins the gold!
Eleanor Babaev tangos to 2nd place in “Argentine Tango”
Bella Renteria-Bishop places top 10 in her individual event