Figure skating academy of Denis Ten will be opened in Kazakhstan
Trustees of the Denis ten Foundation reported on the plans of the organization for 2019 and the first results of its activities in Astana.
The mother of the athlete, Director of the Foundation Oksana Ten noted that Denis was a very multi-faceted personality and covered a huge number of creative activities. But his main dream was to open a figure skating Academy.
"We have formed a concept, we discussed it with Tatiana Tarasova in Almaty. This is a long-term project that requires balanced approaches. We will implement it together with the Ministry of culture and sports of Kazakhstan, figure skating Federation and the national Olympic Committee. Akim of Almaty allocated us "Halyk Arena". Now we are working on the schedule of ice use. The idea is still there, there is a very good potential", -– said a member of the Board of Trustees of the Fund Sergey Kan.
Oksana Ten added that this year the Foundation held several photo exhibitions in Almaty and Astana. A memorial plaque to Denis was opened in Almaty, which was visited by Tatiana Tarasova, and several master classes were held with the participation of Alexei Yagudin and Elena Radionova.
Recall bronze medalist of the Olympic games in Sochi, skater Denis Ten died July 19, 2018 in Almaty. After his death, a Fund was opened to implement the projects of the famous figure skater.
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