Skating Fridays

Adult Sectionals, Part 2 Last week, I shared that I bombed my two events. I was hoping for redemption in my open Gold freestyle event.…

Skating Fridays

Adult Sectionals Recap, Part 1 Last weekend, I traveled to compete at my adult sectionals event. We arrived the evening before two of my events.…

Skating Fridays

Competing Today Today, I am competing at Adult Sectionals. I will be taking the ice twice today. The first is my dramatic event, where I…

Skating Fridays

Exhibition Last week, I performed a skating exhibition after Learn to Skate. I didn’t do my best and was disappointed in my performance. But, I…

Skating Fridays

Moving On Up For those of you who aren’t familiar with how skating competitions are broken up, let me explain. I tell people it’s like…

Skating Fridays

Crossfoot Spin I learned a new spin recently. It’s called a crossfoot spin. It starts off in a backspin position and then you bring the…

Skating Fridays

The Direct Linkage of Skating to Ballet Did any of you watch the US Figure Skating Championships (“Nationals”) a few weeks ago? I’m not sharing…