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Follow Kaetlyn's Journey

Students and staff in K-12 schools throughout Newfoundland and Labrador are encouraged to use interactive whiteboards and other advanced technology to watch the performance of Marystown native Kaetlyn Osmond, the national women's figure skating champion, in the final round of competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


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Kaetlyn Osmond - Then
"What I want to be when I grow up" Day
Photo: Osmond family collection
Kaetlyn Osmond - Now
Photo: Patrice Lapointe / Skate Canada

Biography

Kaetlyn Osmond was born in Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador, in 1995 and began skating at age two. Since age 10, Osmond has trained at the Ice Palace Figure Skating Club in Edmonton, coached by Ravi Walia with choreography by Lance Vipond.

In 2007, Kaetyln competed at Canada Winter Games in the Yukon for Newfoundland and Labrador and won a bronze medal in pre-novice singles female. In the 2011–12 season, Kaetlyn competed on the senior level for the first time at the Canadian Championships where she won the bronze medal overall. At the 2012 Junior Worlds, Osmond won the preliminary round and finished 10th overall.

In the 2012–13 season, Osmond won her first international title at the 2012 Nebelhorn Trophy competition. She then made her senior Grand Prix debut at the 2012 Skate Canada event, where she captured the gold medal. Kaetlyn went on to win her first senior national title at the 2013 Canadian Championships. That same year she placed eighth at the World Championships.

In 2013–14, Osmond began her season at the 2013 Skate Canada competition where she competed in the short program, but pulled out because of a hamstring injury. However, she went on to compete at the 2014 Skate Canada Challenge in order to gain points and competition experience for the season. She placed fifth in the short program and first in the long program, winning the event overall.

Canadian Olympic School Program (COSP)

The Canadian Olympic School Program seeks to create the excitement of the Olympic Games in the classroom and throughout the school with suggested activities and resources. These resources are aimed at sparking discussions about values, telling stories that inspire, and encouraging students to work together to find creative solutions to suggested challenges and current issues. Written by teachers, for teachers, the resources are classroom friendly and adaptable.

To access these free resources please visit: Canadian Olympic School Program.


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Follow Kaetlyn's Journey in Sochi

2014 Sochi Olympics figure skating schedule

The figure skating events begin at 7:00 p.m., Sochi time (11:30 a.m. NST / 11:00 a.m. AST).

The following is the schedule of events.

Date Time (NST) Event
February 6 12:00 p.m. Team Men Short Program
  1:40 p.m. Team Pairs Short Program
February 8 11:00 a.m. Team Ice Dance Short Program
  12:40 p.m. Team Ladies Short Program
  2:35 p.m. Team Pairs Free Skate
February 9 11:30 a.m. Team Men Free Skate
  12:40 p.m. Team Ladies Free Skate
  1:40 p.m. Team Ice Dance Free Skate ***
February 11 11:30 a.m. Pairs Short Program
February 12 12:15 p.m. Pairs Free Skate ***
February 13 11:30 a.m. Men Short Program
February 14 11:30 a.m. Men Free Skate ***
February 16 11:30 a.m. Ice Dance Short Dance
February 17 11:30 a.m. Ice Dance Free Dance ***
February 19 11:30 a.m. Ladies Short Program
February 20 11:30 a.m. Ladies Free Skate ***

*** = Medals


Web Links

  • CBC Olympics - Full coverage of Sochi 2014 by CBC Sports, including up-to-the-minute results, schedules, news, videos and photos.
  • Skate Canada - Profile of Kaetlyn Osmond and other Canadian figure skates competing at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and general information about Skate Canada.

 
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