Wightwick Hall School

A Business & Enterprise College

Developing Life Skills through Ethical Business Education

Tinacre Hill, Compton,
Wolverhampton, WV6 8DA
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18 November 2017

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20th Jan 2017: Cameron Enters World Junior Rankings at No. 2


Cameron is in year 11 at Wightwick Hall School and competes at National and International level in disability figure skating and ice dance. The first World Rankings were issued by Inclusive Skating in January this year and Cameron is ranked 2nd in the world in the men's junior category and third overall.

Cameron started skating competitively in 2014 when he was chosen by Special Olympics GB to represent Great Britain in a Special Olympics International in Vienna, Austria, where he went on to win a silver medal. He is now a multiple gold medallist in both Special Olympics (for those with learning disabilities) and Inclusive Skating (which brings all disabilities together).

In December 2016 he won a gold trophy in the Special Olympics International Open in Tampere, Finland, for the third year running, followed two days later by a trip to Canada for the first ever Inclusive Skating International in North America. It was held as part of the World Figure Championships in Toronto and Cameron met numerous icons of the sport including previous World and Olympic Champions, as well as having the opportunity to skate at the world renowned Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club, home of the current World and Olympic Champions. Cameron won 3 gold medals at his competition, judged and presented by Don Jackson 1962 World Champion and Olympic bronze medalist and Barbara Wagner 1960 Olympic Champion, 4 times World Champion and 5 times Canadian Champion.

Cameron's next competition will be in Glasgow in April, an Inclusive Skating International and Special Olympics National competition, as well as British Championships. Cameron trains 3-4 times a week at Cannock, Solihull and Coventry ice rinks with his coach Sarah Carter.