Melodie's skating pictures and videos

 

 

Isabelle Henderson competition, September 2012

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KWSC Xmas club competition,  19th December 2009

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Exhibition

Skate Oakville Syncro Gala,  27th of November 2011,  Melodie reprises her old program from 2008 to the music from the original soundtrack recording of Romeo and Juliet.

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Competition videos

April 26th 2014, Scarborough Skate, Novice division

Short program, good performance and placed 4th out of 9. Right click here to download video.

 

November 2013, CO Sectionals, pre-novice division

Short program, lands double Axel and then falls, good performance and placed 9th out of 49. Right click here to download video.

FreeSkate, landed nice double Axel, missed a spin, placed 17th in Freeskate, 12th overall.

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September 2013, Isabelle Henderson

Short program, attempts double Axel, good performance and placed 4th out of 15. Right click here to download video.

FreeSkate, landed nice double Axel and a fairly clean program, placed 2nd overall.

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April 26th 2013,   ScarboroughSkate,

Short program,  landed 1st ever clean (fully rotated, landed on 2 feet) 2A (double Axel) in competition, placed 4th.

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February 3rd 2013,  Dennis Silverthorne

Freeskate,  attempted 2 double Axels.

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November 1st to 4th 2012,  CO Sectionals

Short program,  right click here for video.

 

October 10th to 14th 2012,  Octoberfest

Short program,  right click here for video.

Pre Novice ladies freeskate,  Right click here for video

 

 

12th of August 2012,  Summer Sizzle, Pre Novice ladies.  Awarded level 4 for her combination spin with a change of foot, 1st level 4 spin for Melodie.  Great 2A attempt,  downgraded but close.

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11th of November 2011,  Central Ontario Sectionals,  Juvenile ladies division,  pleased 8th out of 22 skaters.

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September 23rd 2011 - Isabelle Henderson, Paris, Ontario,  placed 5th.  2Lz not working.

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March 12th 2011 - Trillium Cup,  Mississauga, Ontario,  Pre-Juvenile division,  placed 4th out of 12 skaters,   landed 6 doubles for the first time and a clean skate.  Right click to view video.

February 27th 2011 - Boston Pizza StarSkate championships, Fort Erie Ontario,  Pre-Juvenile division,  2nd place out of 24 skaters,  landed 2 double Lutz jumps and 1 double flip jump plus more,  right click to view video.  Click here for report card.

November 28th 2010  - John McKay Invitational competition Tillsonburg, Ontario,  WO development team division 3 (Pre Juvenile),  1st place out of 22 skaters, landed a double Lutz for the first time in competition!  right click to view video,  click here for report card.

November 14th 2010 - Western Ontario Sectionals - 4th place out of 35 skaters,  Melodie lands 4 doubles,  right click video here and download.

16th October 2010 - OctoberFest competition,   Barrie Ontario,  Melodie lands 4 doubles all clean,  this includes a double loop and this is the first time in competition she has landed it clean.

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24th September 2010 - Isabelle Henderson memorial competition - Hamilton Ontario.

Melodie lands 4 doubles,  one was downgraded,  right click to download,  click here for report card.  Jumps landed include 2S, 1A and 2T.

7th of August 2010 - Summer Sizzle competition

Melodie skates her new program to the music from Amelie for the first time,  placed 4th out of 12 skaters in the pre juvenile division,  right click here to download it.

20th February 2010 - Boston Pizza StarSkate competition

Melodie skated a clean program (no errors) and landed 1 double Salchow and 1 double loop (downgraded),  placed 1st out of 11 skaters,  right click here.

9th January 2010

Charles Dover invitational,  Grimsby 9th January 2010,  she landed 2 double Salchows and a double loop (on a cutback),  but look at the spins!!!       Right click here

Melodie lands her first double toe loop in competition,  19th December 2009,  right click here to see it.

December 19th 2009

KWSC Xmas club competition, December 19th 2009,  Junior Bronze division,  she finished equal 2nd,  landed 3 doubles out of 4, sorry about the shaky video, my hands were shaking,  right click here and select 'save target as'.

St. Thomas, Xmas gala, 20th December 2009,  exhibition,  she landed 2 doubles.  Right click here.

26th of October 2009

Isabelle Henderson competition, Hamilton Ontario, 26th of October 2009,  she finished 9th out of 11 skaters in the Pre-juvenile division.  Right click here.

This was the last time she skated to that program/choreography,  the new program uses the same music.

August 13th 2009

Summer Skate: Thornhill Ontario,  right click here to download.  She finished 5th out of 13 in the Pre-juvenile division.

21st Feb 2009

Melodie's competition video,  landed a nice double loop on a cutback,  click here.

December 2008

Melodie lands her first double Salchow (clean) in competition (20th Dec 2008).  Skating in the KWSC Xmas club competition,  to see it on video,  right click here and select "save target as ...",  then download and open.   This was at the rink she trains in at the KWSC.org,  note the lack of boards.

Melodie also skated in the interpretive division of this competition,  right click here to view video.

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October 2008 M.J.S Trophy

Melodie places 1st pre-primary ladies

Melodie's Program to music from Romeo & Juliet, choreographed by Tim Grafton (Dad) and Joanna Wilkes (Superstar coach).  From M.J.S trophy held on 11th October 2008.  Right click here and select save target as.

November 2008

Thursday the 13th; Melodie lands the double Salchow jump,  right click here to see video.

July 2008

Melodie places 4th in NSW championships out of 15 skaters,  she was the youngest by more than 1 year.  She landed 3 axels.  Right click here and select "save target as .." to see it on video.

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22nd of June 2008

Melodie passes Australian NSWISA Elementary 2 test part A and B.

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See figure pattern certificate,  see freeskate certificate.

She may be the youngest to ever pass this test in NSW?

April 2008

Melodie gets her Axel jump,   Tues 15th April 2008,  Melodie started landing her Axel jump clean (fully rotated).  Melodie was 7 years and 8 months old as at 1st April 2008.

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Sunday 27th April 2008 PIP Trophy - Melodie lands 2 clean Axels in competition!  See video of :-

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More video ... Melodie skating in elementary 1 - 5th July 2008, landed 3 axels and placed 1st,   right click here and select save target as ...

See Melodie's Axel jump (as at 22nd of October 2009),  right click here.

Must see video

Melodie shows how to do the Dutch waltz and Canasta tango, well at least in a comedic way,  also lots of comedy and fun,  produced by Slav Boboshyn as a farewell to Australia, November 2008. Click Here.

November 17th 2010

Melodie gets her double Flip and Lutz jumps,  Nov 17th 2010,  see the video,  right click here.

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Now learn some of the secrets to learning a quality Axel in less time.    The off ice jumping harness - every rink should have one!,  did it help,  click here.

Melodie playing in the snow outside our house in Canada (Feb 2009).

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Watch video of Melodie playing in snow,  click here.  (from Dec 2008).

A bleak winters day; Jan 2009 shot from outside the ice arena at Waterloo,  our house is one of those on the left hand side.

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Melodie skating in NSW championships

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