We both love our sport figure skating and still enjoy to skate. We wanna share our passion with others. It´s a beautiful and amazing sport. In our camps we share our knowledge with the support of other international coaches to our participants.
Heart and soul of our team Alina Mayer-Virtanen is Master of science in psychology. She was skating by herself for 24 years and represented Germany. The last few years of her skating career she skated at the international level in single skating. Alina is coaching single skating since 2013 in Oberstdorf, Germany and in Finland since 2017 as well. Since three years she is full-time living in Finland and coaching, she is the head coach of Peurunka Skating Academy Laukaa. For the season 2023&2024 Alina is one of the responsible coaches for the area Middle-Finland and East Finland.
“Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.” – (Chantal Sutherland)
Valtter has participated in several European and World Championships in single skating. He is 7 – times Finnish national champion and won 16 medals at senior Finnish national championships. Valtter works part-time as a doctor in Terveystalo Jyväskylä. His main focus is still on figure skating. Since June 2021 he is the team doctor of JYP Jyväskylä.
“The joy of sport takes you far.” (Valtter Virtanen)