February 14, 2019

It doesn't seem possible that with teams continuing their on-ice practicing and with the Canadian National Synchronized Skating Championships still on the horizon that we are almost ready to turn the page. By turning the page, I mean starting to shift gears from this s...

February 7, 2019

Let’s face it, by the time we see a synchronized skating team hit the ice in competition, we are seeing the very best version of that team. A lot of hard work has gone into what we see on the ice and it doesn’t go unnoticed by me, that there a lot of challenges. For th...

January 31, 2019

Who likes fun and free?

I do! I do!

Dress Wright Synchro is launching a new contest where one lucky person will win a free T-shirt prize pack for their team with their team’s logo. Nobody is better in the skating world at showing Team Pride, which is what we are calling...

January 17, 2019

Let’s talk big picture

It is widely understood that synchronized skating is the fastest growing discipline in figure skating today. Capitalizing on its popularity is a pathway for keeping prospective skaters engaged and, on the ice longer. No more do we think of synchro...

January 10, 2019

Winterfest 2019 wrapped up over the weekend at the CAA Centre in Brampton with over 100 teams and 1,000 synchronized skaters competing. It was the chance for skaters, coaches, officials and fans to see some excellent skating.

 Stephanie Klein, the Coordinator, Coaching...

January 3, 2019

Dress Wright Blog – for January 03, 2019

By: Pj Kwong

Sad to say, but the holidays are over. It’s time to put the decorations away and get up off the couch and resume some sense of normalcy.

For skaters, there has been a bit of a break but with the second half of the skat...

December 20, 2018


For everything there is a season.

This particular season is trickier than most. Let’s face it, at this time of year, people’s thoughts frequently turn to sugar plums dancing in their heads among so many other fun things.

With competitions coming up almost immediately at...

December 13, 2018

I love looking back in time. Synchronized skating was once called precision skating and had as many as 36 skaters on the ice at one time way back in the day. Figure skating’s newest and fastest growing sport may have had its roots even further back than we know.

To find...

December 6, 2018

One of the things I love most about synchronized skating is watching a story unfold through movement on the ice.  It turns out that expressing stories, ideas and themes through music is as old as time.

Former Burlington Ice Image choreographer Aimée McKenzie, who holds...

November 29, 2018

Blog post for November 29 – Dress Wright

By: Pj Kwong

The hard work is done. The costumes are ready and the choreography perfected. It can only mean one thing: competition time!

Meraki Elementary team coach Meredith Tutching has competing with teams down to an art and has...

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