Author Archives: Frank A.

About Frank A.

An Australian masters speed skater whose passion for ice sports can not be dulled! Join the ride through the Master years with me.

Try Ice Speed Skating this Weekend for FREE – In PERTH

Have you been to a public skating session or skate school before? Have you ever wondered about speed skating or thought about trying it? Well, you can try it for FREE for four weeks with absolutely no outlay at all! … Continue reading

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Western Flames Ice Racing Club – Skate Like a Girl Video Promo

At the Western Flames Ice Racing Club, we value all our members, but especially the girls. In Australia, there are great opportunities for girls to really make and impact on the sport of short track speed skating because the numbers … Continue reading

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Start Your Journey to the 2018 Olympics This Weekend

Come and try short track in Perth this weekend. We offer four weeks free to come and try – obligation free! This isn’t a trick; no hidden fees – just come give our friendly sport a go and see if … Continue reading

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New Promotional Video

Check out the new promotional video for the Western Flames Ice Racing Club. If you haven’t tried speed skating and you would like to try something different, why not give ice speed skating a go? Do you want to know … Continue reading

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Healthway Summer Series Racing

Sunday 17 March 2013 saw the last Healthway Sprint Series event held at Xtreme Ice Arena in Mirrabooka. The event drew the biggest numbers yet to a race day with 20 competitors. We also had first time racers in Brian, … Continue reading

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WA Skaters at 2012 Nationals

Seven WA skaters from the Western Flames IRC have journeyed to Sydney for this weekend’s 2012 Australian Open Ice Racing Championships, to be held at Canterbury Ice Rink. Good luck to Ethan, Carys, Ashley, Chanel, Ryan, Mark and Frank for … Continue reading

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2012 Australian Open Short Track Championships

The official announcement for this year’s Australian National Championships has been released. Please note that there is a short closing date of 7 September 2012. Entries are welcome from all ISU Member nations. Click here >>>> for the link to … Continue reading

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2012 Duke Trophy Results

WA has contested their second ever Duke Trophy event in Brisbane this weekend. Last year, six skaters travelled to Sydney to contest the same event and walked away with 989 points, finishing in fourth place. This year the team, with … Continue reading

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Duke Trophy Team Announced

WAISSA has named 8 skaters in their Duke Trophy Team for 2012. The Duke Trophy will be held in Boondall, Brisbane, QLD on 28 and 29 July. Last year, in their first ever attendance at the Duke Trophy, WA had … Continue reading

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2011 Nationals – 9 WFIRC skaters, 5 National Records

The 2011 Australian Open Short Track Championships were held at the world class Docklands Ice House in Melbourne. Nine WFIRC club members skated in the championships with fantastic overall results for the club. Madison Poole skated away with three new … Continue reading

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