What a great title! “ STRONG GIRLS ON ICE” , depicting a special event for Winnipeg Girls to Build Confidence and learn Speed Skating .Winnipeg is home to famous female skaters like Cindy Klassen , Clara Hughes , Susan Auch as well as Heather McLean (picture above ), just nominated to the 2018 Olympic Team. Despite not having an indoor oval, skaters here must brave the cold and harsh weather outdoors to become the best in the world.
Sunday, January 28th The Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex will open its’ doors for girls age 5 – 17 to learn about the fast paced and exciting sport of speed-skating. The event will open with an inspirational talk from role model and medal winner Susan Auch .
A two-hour confidence boosting session follows , where Girls will learn the importance of self- confidence, how to feel better about themselves and reduce negative self-talk. Research shows only 36% of girls in Grade six feel confident BUT that plummets to 14% by Grade 10. Girls can bring their own skates or skates will be available to borrow for FREE. Be Part of Strong Girls on Ice , next Sunday – January 28th from 11am until 2pm . No Previous Speed Skating experience is needed. Tickets and info online https://www.enenbrite.ca/e/strong-girls-on-ice-tickets-40794926724