Joelle Lin, Novice lady, won the Taiwanese National Championship on August 30, 2017. Coach and choreographer Philip Mills said, “Slava Zagorodnyuk, Joelle’s technical coach, and I are incredibly proud of Joelle, in fact everyone she trains with at Lake Forest Ice Palace is thrilled for her success. She is such a hard worker and it is wonderful to see all of that effort pay off. We are looking forward to the future.”
On August 1, 2017, Joelle and her family traveled to the Asian Trophy international competition in Hong Kong and she placed a strong 5th out of Novice ladies from ten different Asian countries.