July 22, 2014, 3:15 p.m. (ET)

The USA Roller Figure Skating Team, lead by Coach Jane Wojnarowsky, attended the Pan Am Olympic Festival that was held in Puebla, Mexico, July 12-19.  Jane provided the following results:

            Ian Heersink – Silver Medalist in Figure Skating
            Caitlin Mitcherson – Bronze Medalist in Figure Skating

            Ashley Clifford- 4th in Free Skating
            Josiah Bishop - 5th in Free Skating

            Candice Clifford- 5th in Solo Dance Compulsories
            Candice Clifford - 5th in Solo Dance

               (Compulsories and Free Dance were scored and awarded separately

The first few days of the event consisted of seminars lead by Kadu Paiva from Brazil and Jane Wojnarowsky from USA.  Our Junior-level athletes competed against Senior athletes from other countries in the Americas, and brought home two medals and some newly acquired international experience.  Congratulations!

Participants in this first-ever Pan Am Olympic Festival were from Canada, Mexico, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Colombia Cuba and the USA.

USA Roller Sports is recognized by the Federation Internationale de Roller Sports (FIRS) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) as the national governing body of competitive roller sports in the United States.