Thomas Williams Training Fund

I'm an international level ice dancer for Canada. With my previous partner we achieved international level competition, medaling at 4 different events and were also selected to represent Canada at multiple Junior World Championships and Four Continent Championship events. After five succesful seasons together, Nicole and I parted ways. I'm excited to be continuing forward into our second season with my new partner Sarah Arnold, who has also competed internationally in ice dance for Canada. Sarah and I had a very successful first season together finishing in 6th place at the 2017 Canadian Championship. The start of our second season together has been incredible so far. We were fortunate enough to be selected to reprsent Canada at the 2017 Warsaw Cup in Poland this past November where we finished with a personal best score and an 8th place finish. Most recently we're fresh off a 1st place Freedance and 2nd place finish overall at the 2018 Canadian Challenge competition in Montreal. I'm currently raising money for training expenses for the 2017-2018 competitive season. My partner and I have goals of placing top 5 at the 2018 Canadian Figure Skating Championships. By finishing top 5 at this event we will be able to move forward to our next goal of competing at the 2018 Four Continents Championships in Taipei. Training at the level of competition requires full-time commitment. For the past 7 years of training I have worked various jobs to fund my skating career. To remain competitive at this level, and reach my full potential, I need to be able to dedicate myself fully to all aspects of training. I am asking for your support in helping me raise the needed funds. Here is a brief overview of the expenses that I have to cover for training this season. What it will cost to get there... -Coaching Costs $1,000/month -Personal Training $210/month -Choreography $2000 -Living Expenses $1500/month -Ice Fee's $4000/year -Equipment $1200/year -Costumes $2000/season -Medical (physio, massage, recovery) $2000/season Sarah and I began training full time together in Vancouver as of March 2016. I spent the 2015/2016 season at my home base of Calgary, AB where I worked hard to raise money for this upcoming season while also working with therapists to recover fully from a previous injury, in addition to pursing alternative training to build new strengths. Now that I'm 100% my new partner and I are ready to start on our path to the 2018 National Championships. Making this goal come true will help me honor all those who have supported my skating career up till now. I have been blessed to be surrounded by incredible communities of people in my hometown and in my training cities. Without the generosity of these many people and the incredible sacrifices of my family, I would not have made it this far. Your support will allow me to give back in so many ways as I carry this dream forward, for my hometown, all those in my training cities, for my family, and for my country.
  • Karen Williams 
    • $30 
    • 43 mos
  • Lorena Beaudette 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
  • Greg Newhouse  
    • $200 
    • 45 mos
  • Sandy Johnson 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
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Organizer

Thomas C. Williams 
Organizer
Vancouver, BC
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