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  • Supported ice skater Halah Thomas has great start to the season

    Halah Thomas, just 13 years old from Drayton has started off the ice skating season very positively. She has moved up to Advance Novice which is the level above what she competed at last year. Halah competed at Skate Southern in April where she came 5th out of 24 skaters and achieved her score for…

  • Speed skater Peter Riches breaks national records

    In April this year , the GLL Sport Foundation awarded Peter Riches a training award which has provided access to the Guildford Spectrum ice rink for training. According to Peter himself, he has greatly benefited from this award and his Speed Skating performance has clearly reflected this support. At the start of the year, Peter…

  • October Athlete of the Month – Anna Litvinenko

    October has been a quieter month after the whirlwind summer of the Olympics and Paralympics, but we have still had some fantastic successes from our supported athletes. This month, young ice skater Anna Litvinenko has been chosen as the Athlete of the Month for October. Anna has been very busy with competitions, travelling to several…

  • Young Ice Dance Stars Achieve World Rankings

    Junior ice dance couple Leticia (Tish) Marsh (15 years old) and Anton Spiridonov (18 years old) are GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes, and recently took part in the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix Series representing the UK after less than a year skating together. The young athletes flew off from their training camp…

  • Anna Litvinenko gains experience at the Junior Grand Prix

    Anna Litvinenko is 15 years old and has been skating for more than seven years. She is ranked number one on the National Ice Skating Ranking at the Junior level and part of the UK talent squad. Anna recently competed at the Junior Grand Prix competing against some of the best skaters in the world.…

  • Tish Marsh & Anton Spiridonov on the road to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games

    New junior ice dance couple Leticia (Tish) Marsh (15 years old) and Anton Spiridonov (17 years old) recently qualified to take part in the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix Series representing the UK after less than a year skating together. The young athletes will fly off from their training camp in Canton, Michigan…

  • GSF supported athlete Alexandra Snowdon skates to gold for Great Britain

    Talented figure skater, Alexandra Snowdon, aged just nine years, has wowed the ice skating and ice dancing world by winning two gold medals for Great Britain at the Copenhagen Dance Cup Competition, held over the Easter weekend. The young champion, based at Better’s Streatham Ice and Leisure Centre in London and competing for her first…

  • Kristen Spours selected to represent Great Britain at the World Figure Skating Championships in Boston

    Kristen Spours is a GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete for Figure Skating. As you can imagine, training and competition for ice skating can be very expensive, and an Achievement Award helps athletes with funding this and providing facilities to train in amongst physiotherapy and sport science opportunities. The GLL Sport Foundation is very proud to…