Posted: Feb 8, 2012 11:11 AM by Michael Macias
One of figure skating's elite events will once again be held this weekend in Colorado Springs
The 2012 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships will be held at the World Arena starting Thursday night and running thru Sunday.
The event will include skaters such as 2011 World Champion Patrick Chan from Canada who lives and trains here in Colorado Springs and many others world re-nown skaters. U.S. Figure Skating says an event like this is helping to rekindle a longstanding tradition for the Springs.
"We have a different presence in this town, certainly this event is, it's one of the big international events and with this amazing field that we brought we know that we're doing well," said Barbara Reichert, Director of Communication.
The Four Continents Figure Skating Championships begin Tomorrow and run thru Sunday. Ticket prices start at $9.