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Lee Valley skating team crowned national champions

PUBLISHED: 12:00 06 July 2017

Lee Valley team receiving medals from Monica Bluth, referee for the event and Alan Seabrook, General Manager at Vibrant Partnerships who presented the trophy.

Lee Valley team receiving medals from Monica Bluth, referee for the event and Alan Seabrook, General Manager at Vibrant Partnerships who presented the trophy.

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Lee Valley ice skaters were crowned champions in a national skating competition at Lee Valley Ice Centre this weekend.

The Lee Valley Skating Club beat off competition from more than 400 participants from all over the UK toland the top spot for the first-time in their 23 years of taking part in the contest.

The annual inter-club competition included free skating, dance and synchro, attracted judges and officials from all over the UK, as well as some from Europe, ended with a big ‘show stopper’ finale, hosting up to 30 skaters from the same club.

The skaters entered into various categories to collect points in a bid to be winners of the challenge.

Alan Seabrook, general manager, said: “Lee Valley did brilliantly and we are all proud of the fact that at last, after 23 years, they have come out champions.

“All the skaters in the team have worked really hard to get to pole position in this prestigious event.”

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