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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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The Western Flames Ice Racing Club

Last Sunday saw 8 skaters on the ice for a technical session in the art of short track speed skating. We had age groups from Masters all the way down to Nippers. The skaters were taught the fundamentals of the … Continue reading

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Week #2

The second Sunday of skating at the Mirrabooka rink saw a new skater come and try his hand at speed skating. The Western Flames Ice Racing Club welcomed Ethan to his first speed skating session where he joined Mark, Ashley, … Continue reading

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Short Track Hits Perth

The 20th of February 2011 saw the return of short track speed skating in Western Australia after a 12 year hiatus. Based at the Xtreme Ice Arena in Mirrabooka, the WAISSA and the Western Flames Ice Racing Club recommenced training … Continue reading

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