Celebrating their best year since 2011, Ely Roller Skating Club celebrate a 67 medal tally in 2017
PUBLISHED: 11:48 22 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:48 22 December 2017
Ely Roller Skating Club has completed their most successful year of medals since 2011.
They competed in 10 competitions and won 67 medals (team and duo medals are counted as one medal). They also won the Visitors Cup at Maidstone for the best performing club.
Out of a team of 35, 27 skaters won at least one medal this year.
The club competes in various levels of competition from galas to national and British championships hosted by The Federation of Artistic Roller Skating.
Ely RSC has been running since around 1986.Brian Paddington took over as head coach in 1999 with just six grade skaters, no competitive skaters and has built the club up to what it is today. To date he has coached five British champions.
The club has a diverse spread of ages and abilities with some skaters having been there over 10 years. The youngest skater at the club is five years old and the oldest are in their twenties.