Our 2024 Canskate Challenge was a great success with 63 participants! Congratulations to all skaters!
The Canskate Challenge is an event formatted to introduce participants to the “competition” component of sport while providing them with the opportunity to showcase their skills in a fun and interactive environment. The focus of the event is on individual skill improvement and therefore performances are not ranked. Instead of the traditional podium presentations for placing first, second and third, all skaters receive a certificate indicating their overall performance levels (Gold, Silver, Bronze). The award levels are based on the execution and assessment of three individual elements performed in a circuit format. Each skater receives a full overview of his/her performance on a “performance standards chart” which is provided to the skater along with the award certificate.
Skaters are placed in the appropriate category (Stage 1-6) based on the stage of skating skills. The list of elements to be skated is shown below.