Skaters will be provided with the unique opportunity to learn from world renowned coaches and choreographers Anne Schelter, Saga Krantz and Adam Blake as well as train with the 2016 World Bronze Medalists, The Haydenettes – all in the beautiful mountains of Sun Valley.
The Sun Valley Summer Championships offers events from Basic Skills to Senior in Compulsory, Free-Skate, Artistic, Showcase, Improvisation and Group Production. New events this year: Solo track dance and adult competition! More information to follow.
Official practice ice for the non-qualifying events begins Wednesday, July 19. Official events start Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23.
ProSkaters Open Live Competition - Outdoor Rink - Sunday, July 23, 2017; 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm. A Live Theatrical Competition open to skaters 16 and up who are interested in joining ice shows.
ProSkaters Live Auditions - Indoor Rink - Monday, July 24, 2017; 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm. For skaters who are actively searching for a job in the ice show industry or those who will be looking in the near future. Some of the world's biggest casting directors will be in attendance and looking for new talent. You must be age 16 and up to audition.
ProSkaters Workshop - Tuesday, July 24 & 25, 2017; 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm (off-ice); 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm (on ice - Indoor Rink). Open to anyone who wants to learn more about being a show skater. Seasoned Professionals will teach you all the 'tricks of the trade' and get you on your way to becoming a star. Ages 10 and up are welcome to register.
Sarah Kawahara - Palette of Choreography Workshop: July 24, 2017
The Sun Valley Skating Center will be offering Sarah Kawahara's "Palette of Choreography" workshop Monday, July 24 for Preliminary through Senior level skaters. The workshop will be both on-ice and off-ice. Topics will include: Finding Inspiration, Exploring Inspiration, and Owning Your Performance. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the most renowned and well respected choreographers in the skating world. Sarah will also be available for private lessons Tuesday, July 25.
The holidays in Sun Valley are unique. From the snow-covered peaks (and ski runs!) that surround the Wood River Valley, to the old-fashioned charm of the Sun Valley Village and the decidedly European feel of the Resort, Christmas in Sun Valley is straight out of a beloved picture book.
I have spent more than 30 Christmases in Sun Valley and while I certainly appreciate all that the Resort does to keep current (our amazing snowmaking and grooming, the gorgeous Lodge remodel, The Spa, and new