Figure Skating

(Courtesy Christopher Berneck)

Pairing figure skating and fashion

The first time Christopher Berneck had a skating lesson at the age of six, he left the ice crying. Not because he didn’t enjoy it, but because he couldn’t get enough. “My coach didn’t know what to do so my mom had to come out with her high heels and drag me off the ice,” Berneck said. Now 23, Berneck […]

by Deven Knill· · Figure Skating, Sports
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Battle of the Rams crowns its first winner

While Luke Mercer, a first-year defenceman for the men’s hockey team, had never figure skated before the Battle of the Rams, he may have still had the upper edge on the competition. He worked with a figure skater in the past to help him with his edges, which Mercer says is important for any hockey player. The Battle of the […]

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Battle of the Rams comes to Mattamy

Battle of the Blades is back on home ice, but with a Ryerson twist. Ryerson’s varsity figure skating team is joining forces with the men’s and women’s hockey teams to compete in the Battle of the Rams. “It’s kind of historical and bringing the teams together makes it more of a collaborative event, which is nice for the school to […]

Rams new head coach Tiffany Elliot looking to make long-term impact

Rams new head coach Tiffany Elliot looking to make long-term impact

Ryerson has hired an accomplished figure skater and coach, Tiffany Elliot, to bring Ryerson’s figure skating team to new heights. As head coach, Elliot said she hopes to bring a unique skill set to the table to help build on the success of the figure skating program . “The team is already really strong in free skate and dance, so […]

by Laura Lehman· · Figure Skating, Sports
Tiffany Elliot (back right) is looking forward to coaching the Ryerson figure skating team this year. (Courtesy Sean McKinnon)

New Rams figure skating coach brings impressive resume to program

Accomplished figure skater and coach Tiffany Elliot has been hired to bring Ryerson’s figure skating team to new heights. As head coach, Elliot says she hopes to bring a unique skill set to the table to help build on the success of the figure skating program . Last season, the team won its first team medal in the Ontario University Athletics […]

by Laura Lehman· · Figure Skating, Sports