Sunday, November 30, 2014
Philippine National Figure Skating Championships
Last November 26-27, 2014, SM Skating Rink together with the Philippine Skating Union will host the Philippines National Figure Skating Championships , a competition that is designed to emerge a pool of skaters positioned to represent the country in the upcoming international skating competitions.
Earlier this year, the world laid witness to the Philippine’s homegrown figure skater, Michael Martinez, who have make his mark in the global arena as the first South East Asian figure skater to enter the Winter Olympics, Now managed by SM Lifestyle Entertainment Inc., SM skating rink aims to develop a group of athletes specializing in wither-based sports who are capable and ready to represent the Philippines in 2015 Ice Skating competitions.
The 2014 Philippine National Figure Skating Championship is a step toward accomplishing the brand’s goal to recognize the potential of each skater. Catering solely to Filipino and Filipino-foreign figure skaters, The Philippine National Figure Skating Competition gives Filipinos the chance to showcase their talents on a formal platform.
The first of the 2-day event serves as a pre-final round for skaters wherein all are required to perform interpretative routines or short programs. The second day of the competition will showcase the skaters free skating program. Each skater’s routines will be observed by the keen eyes of the judges from the International Skating Union which is the exclusive international sport federation recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) administering sports in the Branches of Figure Skating and Speed Skating throughout the world.
Unlike previous years, the 2014 PNFSC will rewards champions with the chance to represent the country in International competitions for the succeeding year. Garnering points for each skaters standing. . Tournaments such as these provided an opportunity for every Filipino Skater to increase tractions for his or her reputation in the Skating community, but more importantly build the confidence an character of each athlete.
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SM Lifestyle Entertainment Incorporated or SMLEI is the lifestyle and entertainment solutions company of SM Prime Holdings Inc.that offers the best in movies, events, leisure and technology. Starting with the SM Cinema, the largest cinema exhibitor in the country, as its sole marquee, the company grew into 12 major brands. Currently tucked under its belt are brands such as SM Cinema, Directors Club Cinema, IMAX Theater, WM Cinemas, SM Skating Rink, SM Bowling and Leisure Center, Exploreum, Snacktime, e-Plus Tap to Pay, e-Plus Digital ,, Mall of Asia Arena and SM Tickets. SMLEI aims to promote bonding activities among Filipino families and friends, through entertainment and leisure facilities , while advocating the ease of use and personalized service created to complement Filipino Lifestyle.