Skaters had worlds of fun at the 2022 ISI World Recreational Team Championships, Aug. 4-7 at Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville, Ill.!
As Overall Team Champion, Niles Park District Iceland Skate Complex went home with the Michael Booker Trophy. Other team awards recipients included: Board of Directors Award winner, Superstars Figure Skating Club, Elk Grove Village, Ill.; President’s Award Winner, NSC Super Rink, Blaine, Minn. and Overall Percentage Award winner, TGH Ice Plex, Tampa, Fla.
For a complete list of teams and results, please visit skateisi.org/worlds.
The Scoop on ISI Worlds!
Worlds Participants: 744 Competitors from 60 Rink Teams from 15 States (Alabama, Alaska, California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia)
Oldest Skaters: Joseph Kasputys, 85, FMC William Chase Arena, Natick, Mass.; Carole Dale, 77, Northbrook Sports Center, Northbrook, Ill.; Cheryl Graffi, 77, Pasadena Ice Skating Center, Pasadena, Calif.; Gayle O’Neill, 77, SASS Figure Skating Club, Chicago; George Pike, 73, SASS Figure Skating Club.
Youngest Skaters: Samantha McGrath, 3, Stars of Austin Figure Skating Club, Austin, Texas; Vincent Kaczmarcz, 4, Niles Park District Iceland Skate Complex, Niles, Ill.
Most Events: Keren Groner, Superstars Figure Skating Club, Elk Grove Village, Ill., 26 events; Robert Trygstad, Vacaville Ice Sports, Vacaville, Calif., 25 events; Robert Johnson, Superstars Figure Skating Club, 18 events
Largest Skating Teams: Franklin Park Ice Arena, Franklin Park, Ill., 61 skaters; Niles Park District Iceland Skate Complex, Niles, Ill., 59 skaters; Stars of Austin Figure Skating Club, Austin, Texas, 41 skaters
Teams from Farthest Distance: Ice Naka Arena Rangsit, Bangkok, Thailand, 8,550 miles; Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center, Wasilla, Alaska, 2,820 miles; Dublin Iceland, Dublin, Calif., 2,126 miles; Oakland Ice Center Operated by Sharks Ice, Oakland, Calif., 1,830 miles; Solar4Amercia at San Jose, San Jose, Calif., 1,821 miles
ISI Worlds Photo Gallery
ISI Benefit Show
Featuring 2022 Olympian and U.S. Champion Mariah Bell
Other ISI Benefit Show Performers
Look for more coverage of ISI World Recreational Team Championships in the fall issue of Recreational Ice Skating magazine, shipping shortly to all ISI member rinks using the ISI Ice Skating program.
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