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Esther Roller Skating Club Celebrates a glorious decade

IMG_7922web img_7896webWith the motto “born to skate” Esther Roller Skating Club is constantly daring to make things better. “Meticulous practice and commitment has helped all the skaters of the club to advance confidently in the direction of their goals and dreams,” says Esther Bernard with pride as the club celebrates its tenth glorious year.
By accepting the universal challenges and identifying the unique needs, Esther Roller Skating Club has grown with boundless accomplishments and is determined to provide opportunities to varied kind to students.
The president and coach of the club, Esther is an international skater and has won 25 times National golds, three times Asians and one world championship. She has been honoured with Pratibha Puraskar  award for the year 2000, 2001 and 2003. She was the youngest skater to represent India at 6th Asian roller championship held in the year 1995 at Japan.
She also represented India at 7th and 8th Asian championships in the year 1997 and 1999 respectively. She has been awarded as outstanding sport person in the year 1995. She is also the recipient of young achiever award for the year 1995. She has represented India in the world championship held at France in the year 2001 and stood 24th.  Esther has bagged more than 100+ gold medals till now.
Initially the club started its activity at the Bethany School, Koramangala, with the purpose of bringing out more able youngsters. Later in early 2007 the club shifted to NGV Rangamandira rink
img_7965webThis Saturday club had held races in road and rink as a mark of its 10th anniversary celebration. Children from age group below 6 years to 16 years took part in the race with enthusiasm. Trainers of the club Venkatesh, Raval Kumar, Madhusudhan and Lokesh were found adding spirit to atmosphere, motivating kids to perform well.
General Secretary Rajesh Bernard graced the occasion and spoke about the progress of the club. Winners of the race were awarded with trophies.

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