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Apr 10 - Young Rock Gems Win Gold at Blackpool Ice Festival

rock gemsJenni Smith, former National Advisor to Great Britain and the International Synchronised Ice Skating teams no coaches local figure skating team, the Rock Gems, which is made up of locals Bobbie Holgate Pope, Gabriella Chipol, Emma Marshall, Tara Tirathdas, Holly Hart HiAerin Victory, Alicia Linares, and Adelle Victory.

The young team recently brought home their second Gold medal following a stint at the annual Blackpool Ice Festival that ran from 1st – 5th April. The team fought against well-established teams from the United Kingdom, but had a clear win.

Within the Solo figure skating category, 12-year-old Bobbie Holgate Pope won silver with 9-year-old Tara Tiranthdas winning bronze in the same category.

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Apr 05 - ThunderCats are Go!

thundercatsDespite today’s unpredictable spout of showers, the ThunderCat Racing Gibraltar Grand Prix practice day went ahead as planned. The morning saw present teams prepare their catamarans, be briefed on safety aspects and carry out a full afternoon of practice runs. Tomorrow promises much more excitement with races kicking off as from 11 am.

Yesterday evening saw the official launch of the ThunderCat racing weekend, with Joe Hernandez of the GSLA welcoming organisers and participants of the event to Gibraltar. He insisted that he hoped this weekend would encourage participants to bring the tournament back to Gibraltar once again. The launch was also attended by Commissioner of the RGP, Eddie Yome.

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Apr 02 - A Weekend for Racing

thunder catsThis weekend Gibraltar’s Eastern Beach will play host to the gripping opening of the ThunderCat Racing British National Championship Rounds 1 & 2. The sport, not widely known yet, involves lightweight catamarans that course through the sea spray at 65 mph.

The weekend long event will make up the Gibraltar Grand Prix between Friday 5th April and Sunday 7th. Amongst the competitors heading to Gibraltar to participate are world surf champions, students and all around adrenaline junkies.

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Feb 05 - Ministers Send Congratulations to Special Olympics Gibraltar Team

soThe hockey team, playing for the Gibraltar Special Olympics group in the World Winter Games this week qualified for bronze in the second division, giving them an overall score of sixth for the whole competition. The closing ceremony took place this afternoon.

Ministers Linares and Sacramento today sent their congratulations to the team on behalf of achieving such huge success. The added how proud they were of the team.

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