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JDFSC is happy to announce a special day planned for the JDFSC skaters on Sunday Oct., 14, 2018 with a special guest appearance by:😊 

Larkyn Austman


Home club – Coquitlam SC

Coached by - Zdenek Pazdirek, Liz Putnam

Choreographer – Mark Pillay

Once a flower retriever at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver B.C.


Here are some of her competitive career highlights:

2012 Canadian Novice 2nd

2013 Canadian Junior 1st

2017 International Challenge Cup – Hague, Netherlands 3rd

2018 Canadian Senior 3rd

2018 Olympic Team Member

2018 World Team Member

Upcoming competition: Skate Canada International October 2018


Sunday Oct. 14, 2018 Schedule:


1:45pm – Arrival at JDF Arena

2:00-2:30 – Intro/Video/Q&A (JDFSC Skaters & Parents)

2:30-3:15 – Off Ice Warmup for skaters -Larkyn leads class

3:30-3:45 – On Ice Edge/stroking class for Junior/Int. Star 2 & 3

3:45-4:15 – Int. Star 2 & 3 Freeskate (Jrs. observe from players box)

4:15-4:30 – Break/Ice Clean


(Junior/Int. skates off and observe from stands with parents) (Star 4/Seniors lace up then observe Larkyn's warmup & Solo from players box in order to be ready for the freeskate)   


4:30-4:36 – Senior Ladies Warm-up – Larkyn only

4:36-4:40 – Senior Ladies short or long program – Larkyn 

4:40-4:45 – Moderator: Kelly Cruikshank at ice level comments

4:45-5:25 – Sr. Freeskate Star 4 & up with Larkyn

5:25-5:40 – Sr. Stroking/Edge class – Larkyn leads class

5:50 – Larkyn departs JDF arena




1. On freeskate sessions Larkyn will be training on her own.

2. She may on occasion offer advice to a skater

3. Do not approach Larkyn on ice while she is training unless she initiates discussion.


CanSkate/Pre-Juniors & all JDFSC parents are welcome to observe from the stands.


Following the “Skate with Larkyn” this Sunday session schedule will be for the skaters who have purchased Sunday ice:

5:40-6:10 – Int/Sr. Skills

6:10-6:40 – Int/Sr. Dance

6:40-6:50 – Ice Clean

6:50-7:50 – Int Star 3/Sr. Freeskate