Dover Youth Skates in 100th Anniversary Ice Show Starring U.S. Olympic Champion Evan Lysacek
Julia Rapela, a fourteen year old 8th grader attending Ursuline Academy in Dedham, appeared in the Ice
Chips 2012 100 Years of Excellence, a skating show celebrating the dreams and accomplishments of the
past, present, and future of figure skating. Julia competed in the 2012 New England Regional Championships at the Novice level and was featured in a production number in which she had a step-out. She was also one of the Line Captains for the show and was also featured in the group number for the Novice, Junior and Senior skaters. This was her fourth appearance in the Ice Chips show.
This year’s 100th Anniversary Production celebrated
the legacy of the world-renowned figure skating venue, The Skating Club of Boston, through an innovative, entertaining, and visually illuminating production. With a dramatic display of colors, lights, and dazzling skating performances, Jaden was a part of a cast that took
the audience on a fascinating journey through some of the most memorable highlights of the past century.
The Ice Chips show starred 2010 Olympic Champion Eric Lysacek and Mirai Nagasu, 2010 Olympian and 3-time U.S. Ladies Medalist as well as top skaters from the Boston area. Ice Chips is The Skating Club of Boston’s annual skating festival and the longest-running amateur
ice show in the world. It has brought Boston audiences some of the biggest names in figure skating from around the world, while introducing them to current and future champions. The 2012 production of Ice Chips benefitted the Division of Sports Medicine at Children’s Hospital and the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts.