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.

Western Flames Ice Racing Club Promotional Video

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Club Racing, National 2011 entries open

Club Racing The WFIRC held its third club race meet of the year with 16 skaters taking part in a the one lap time-trial and four race program. This was the biggest race meet yet with almost every skater creating … Continue reading

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2011 Duke Trophy

The past weekend saw WA short track history made with the first ever Western Australian short track team competing in the Duke Trophy National Teams event held at Canterbury Ice Arena in Sydney. 6 WA skaters competed in events ranging … Continue reading

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Race results 17th July 2011

The Western Flames Ice Racing Club held their second race meet over the weekend with almost all skaters establishing new personal bests. Some skaters improved by 20 seconds over various distances. Click here to be taken to the results page … Continue reading

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News Suits, Racing this Sunday, Duke Trophy Team decided

NEW SUITS The Western Flames Ice Racing Club members received their new suits this week and showed them off at training on Thursday morning. The girls showed just how striking the flame design looks while practicing their starts. Mark showed … Continue reading

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First race meet, WA to send Duke Trophy skaters

RACING Sunday the 29th of May saw the WFIRC hold its first ever race meet. Ten skaters and the coach took part in a race program of a 1-lap time trial and three different distances. As a first time racing … Continue reading

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New Track Marked, Racing this Sunday

Last Sunday saw members of the Western Flames mark out the new permanent track before training. This will save much time before each session where we were marking a rough track with a string line and chisel. It also provides … Continue reading

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WAISSA affiliated with Australian Ice Racing Inc.

Last week, Australian Ice Racing Inc. accepted the WAISSA application to become the affiliated body for Short Track Speed Skating in WA. At the moment, there is only one WA club, the Western Flames Ice Racing Club and both are … Continue reading

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More members, new pads and a visit from Josh Lose

Last week saw the Western Flames Ice Racing Club take delivery of 20 new crash mats to improve the safety of our skaters. At a cost of over $8000, it is not investment to be taken lightly but the safety … Continue reading

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The Growing Sport

The last few weeks have seen many new skaters come down to Mirrabooka and try speed skating. Last week saw 13 skaters on the ice for training. The Western Flames new protective corner padding should be completed and ready for … Continue reading

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