1:16 pm, Mon 18 Mar 2013 Dancing on synchronised ice
Trophy D'Ecosse was an 'amazing experience' says skating star
Credit: Sophie Haining
Sophie Haining from Dumfries was part of the Solway Stars and Solway Eclipse synchronised skating teams, who picked up gold and silver medals in the Trophy D'Ecosse.
"It was an amazing experience to be part of both teams, and to have been representing Great Britain.
"To get gold and silver is just amazing."
All three teams representing Dumfries, (the Solway Stars, Solway Eclipse and Solway Lightening), picked up medals.
The three teams are now Scottish Champions at their respective levels.
Around 2,000 competitors teams, coaches and spectators attended the competition at Dumfries ice-bowl over the weekend.
11:39 am, Mon 18 Mar 2013 Dancing on synchronised ice
Dumfries skaters triumph at Trophy D'Ecosse
Credit: ITV News Border
Dumfries synchronised skaters triumphed at the Trophy D'Ecosse competition at the weekend, beating teams from Africa and Germany.
The competition was held at Dumfries ice-bowl and attracted hundreds of spectators, as well as teams from all over the UK, Europe and Africa.
The results were:
1st- Wight Jewels (Isle of Wight)
2nd- Solway Stars (Dumfries)
1st- Solway Eclipse (Dumfries)
2nd- Team Berlin (Berlin)
3rd- Team Silhouette (Cape Town)
1st- Solway Lightening (Dumfries)
2nd- Wight Sparkles (Isle of Wight)
Credit: ITV News Border
Fore further results, visit the Trophy D'Ecosse section of the
12:13 pm, Sat 16 Mar 2013 Dancing on synchronised ice
Competition on ice hots up
Dozens of young skaters are taking to the ice this weekend in one of the biggest synchronised ice dancing competitions in the world.
The International Synchronised Skating Competition Trophy d'Ecosse takes place today and tomorrow at the Dumfries Ice Bowl.
There are 43 teams taking part from across the UK, Germany and South Africa.
The Solway Sk8ing Club has three teams competing: Solway Stars, Solway Eclipse and, making their debut in the competition, Solway Lightening.
6:30 am, Fri 06 Apr 2012 Skating competition begins
Thousands expected in Dumfries for the Trophy D'Ecosse
The official opening of the Trophy D'Ecosse will take place today. It's a competition for UK synchronised skating. A short performance from the local sychro skaters will take place and pipers will join them on the ice for the ceremony.
2000 people are expected to stay in Dumfries for the event and organisers estimate £1/2 million will be generated.