ISU updates and news

ISU updates and news

While the world is experiencing a massive shutdown of all sporting events, most governing bodies, including the ISU, have been hard at work in the background. Much of this work centers around how to salvage the remainder of the season, but when the season ends in...
SAFSA Website upgrade

SAFSA Website upgrade

The South African Figure Skating Association is proud to announce that we have updated our website. The previous website was a step forward in aesthetics from the original “green” site which served us well, but with this evolution we are taking it another big step...
COVID-19 Lockdown

COVID-19 Lockdown

As everyone is painfully aware, President Cyril Ramaphosa as announced a nationwide lockdown from 00:00 Friday 2th March to 16 April 2020. During this time only essential services and personnel are partially exempt from these restrictions. While Figure Skating may be...
Postponement of SA Nationals 2020

Postponement of SA Nationals 2020

Dear SAFSA members SAFSA COVID -19 UPDATE The SAFSA National Championships to be held in April, is postponed until further notice. The South African government, on Sunday 15 March, announced strict measures to deal with the COVID – 19 crisis, declared as a...

How it all Started

HOW IT ALL STARTED Ice skating originated at least three thousand years ago with people using bones to slide on ice as a means of communication and transportation. Skating, as it is known today, probably started in the Netherlands, where metal skates fixed in wooden...