Local Inline Speed Skating Team Bring...

Local Inline Speed Skating Team Brings Home 34 Medals including 17 Gold

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Tiffany Speed Team Fan

Kirkland, WA

#1 Nov 24, 2011
Puyallup, WA – Tiffany’s Skate Inn, home of the Tiffany’s Speed Skating Team (TST), held the 3rd Annual Turkey Showdown Speed Skating Meeting November 17-20th. Participation for the event has grown 25% each year.

The event drew more than 200 athletes and 19 teams from across the country and northwest. World class athletes came from as far away as North Carolina and Texas to compete in this national event. The local team continues its winning streak earning 17 gold, 13 silver and 4 bronze medals at this past weekend’s event. The team placed 2nd out of 19 teams in total points for the second event of the season.

TST highlights included Misha Averill, Tiffany’s Speed Team Member who became a member of Team USA this past August and competed in Korea. She brought home 5 gold medals including the Senior Lady Division Championship at this past weekend event. Juvenile skater, Maddy Dombrowski won 4 gold and a bronze medal.

Tiffany’s Inline Speed Skating Team is based out of Puyallup, WA. The team practices 3 days each week at the Tiffany’s Skate Inn ( www.tiffanysskateinn.com ) and an additional 1-4 days with weights, cardio and plyometrics. Outdoor speed skating training is encouraged as a supplement to all training when weather permits. Team members range in age from 4-65+ at this time consisting of regional, national champions and world team members.
Coaching staff consists of Dennis King, Jr and Vicci King. Dennis is a national champion coach with over 25 years experience in the sport. He has won numerous national competition and regional championships. Mr. King has competed in world competitions in both inline and short track ice speed skating events. He owns and operates the Tiffany’s Skate Inn with his wife, Melinda King. Vicci King was inducted into the USA Roller Sports Speed Skating Athletes Hall of Fame in 2007. She is a 5-time world champion. Vicci is a gold and silver medalist at the Pan American Games in Argentina. She has won numerous U.S. National Championships. Vicci is a member of the Bont North America Racing Team and holds certifications as a personal trainer and professional athletic coach.
The team became a non-profit corporation filed with the State of Washington (UBI # 603-096-816) on March 22, 2011. The purpose of Tiffany’s Speed Team is to provide athletic instruction and education related to inline speed skating. The promotion of proper diet, exercise and sleep to live a healthy life at all ages.
Tiffany Speed Team Fan

Kirkland, WA

#2 Nov 24, 2011

Juvenile Girls (Novice)
Division Champion and gold medal (Mady Dombrowski)

Juvenile Girls (Elite)
Division Champion and gold medal (Mady Dombrowski)

Elementary Girls (Novice)
3rd place (Alicia Pluff)

Freshman Boys (Novice)
Division Champion and gold medal (Michael Guill)

Freshman Girls (Novice)
Division Champion and gold medal (Lia Miranda)
2nd place (Allie Johnson)

Sophomore Men (Novice)
2nd place (Nathan Hull)

Sophomore Ladies (Novice)
Division Champion and gold medal (KaiLee Johnson)
2nd place (Bridey Flanagan)

Junior Men (Novice)
3rd place (Ryan Johnson)

Junior Men (Elite)
2nd place (Nolan Wilson)

Senior Ladies (Elite)
Division Champion and gold medal (Misha Averill)
2nd place (Jillian VanDam)

Classic Men (Novice)
2nd place (Scott Gerard)

Classic Ladies (Novice)
Division Champion and gold medal (Kristy Fry)

Classic Ladies (Elite)
Division Champion and gold medal(Kristy Fry)

Master Men (Novice)
2nd place (Andy Hegnauer)

Master Ladies (Novice)
Division Champion and gold medal (Maria Johnson)

Esquire Ladies (Elite)
Division Champion and gold medal (Merrily Rogers)

Elementary 2-Boy relay
2nd place (Seth Heiland and Alex Pak)

Elementary 2-Girl relay
3rd place (Cameron Bowers and Mady Dombrowski)

Sophomore 2-Man relay
2nd place (Michael Guill and Nathan Hull)

Senior 2-Man relay
2nd place (Andrew Simmons and Nolan Wilson)

Senior 2-Lady relay
1st place (Misha Averill and Jillian VanDam)

Senior 2-Mix relay
1st place (Misha Averill and Andrew Simmons)
2nd place (Jillian VanDam and Nolan Wilson)

Classic 2-Man relay
1st place (Scott Gerard and Sean Phillips)

Juvenile 4-Boy relay
2nd place (CJ Bowers, Caleb Kao, Chad Moses, William Pak)

Juvenile 4-Girl relay
1st place (Mady Dombrowski, Danel Hach,Lilly Hegnauer, Malina Pluff)

Juvenile 4-Mix relay
1st place (Mady Dombrowski, Lilly Hegnauer, Caleb Kao, William Pak)
3rd place (CJ Bowers, Danel Hach, Chad Moses, Malina Pluff)

Freshman 4-Girl relay
2nd place (Cameron Bowers, Allie Johnson, Lia Miranda, Alicia Pluff)

Senior 4-Lady relay
1st place (Misha Averill, KaiLee Johnson, Alyssa Pray, Jillian VanDam)

Senior 4-Mix relay
1st place (Misha Averill, Andrew Simmons, Jillian VanDam, Nolan Wilson)
Tiffany Speed Team Fan

Kirkland, WA

#3 Nov 24, 2011
Video capturing some of the excitement of last weekend

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