COS hosts the 1999 North American Challenge and the 2000 Ontario Interclub Championship.
COS undertakes a major undertaking with the reorganization of the COS office staff. Patti White is named Event Coordinator and Gary Oswald is appointed Executive Director. Other hirings include Nicole Wilkie as Judge Bureau Coordinator and Irma Orzeck as Event Registrar.
The Figure Skating Boutique, under the direction of Laura and Mark Hallis are named as the official boutique of Skate Canada—Central Ontario.
black ice wins silver at the first World Championships of Synchronized Skating in Minneapolis.
COS announces a standardization of schedules and competition events for the 2000 season.
IceCalc is implemented at COS events.
Skaters enjoy a 92 per cent success rate at COS test days.
COS clubs undergo Skate Canada club consultations in Year 1 of this program. A total of 22 clubs were visited.
COS skaters capture nine Eastern Divisional Championships medals, 11 Trillium Synchronized Skating Championship medals, four Ontario Winter Games medals and 11 Ontario Special Olympics National Games medals
1st, Elvis Stojko, Senior Men
1st, black ice, Senior
1st, black ice, Junior
1st Team Xtreme, Adult
2nd, Emanuel Sandhu, Senior Men
2nd, Johanna Purdy, Kevin Maguire, Novice Pair
3rd, ICE Infiniti, Junior
3rd, Team Odyssey, Adult
1st, Elvis Stojko, Four Continents
1st, Johanna Purdy/Kevin Maguire, North American Challenge
1st, ICE Infiniti, Milano Spring Cup
1st, black ice, Finlandia Cup
2nd, Elvis Stojko, World Championships
2nd, black ice, World Synchro Championships
2nd, Elvis Stojko, Grand Prix Final, Parks
2nd, Elvis Stojko, Skate Canada International
2nd, Jacinthe Lariviere/Lenny Faustino, Nebelhorn Trophy
3rd, Elvis Stojko, Skate America
3rd Samantha Shireff, North American Challenge
3rd, Ermin McCormick/Tyler Smith, North American Challenge
In the World ….
Nunavut is established as a distinct Canadian territory.
Wayne Gretzky plays his last game (April 18, 1999).
Columbine High School massacre (April 20, 1999)
January 13, 2000: Microsoft President Bill Gates steps down.
February 13, 2000: The final original Peanuts cartoon strip is published.
black ice senior
1999 - 2000