THE search is on for the next Michael Martinez in the Philippine National Figure Skating Championships from November 26 to 27 at the Mall of Asia in Pasay City.
Hosted by the SM Skating Rink, a total of 30 Filipino figure skaters will vie for the championships in the senior men, senior ladies, junior men and junior ladies categories.
The gold medalists from each of the categories will have the chance to represent the Philippines in the upcoming 2015 International Skating Union competitions.
The Philippine National Figure Skating Championships will also have a bearing on the selection of Philippine representatives to the Olympics and other major international competitions.
Judges from the ISU have flown in for the event.
Through the years, SM and the Philippine Skating Union have conducted several figure skating competitions that have led to the rise of skaters like Martinez.