Skating Fridays

Birthday Double Salchow Attempt For my birthday earlier this month, I took the day off. My friend K and I drove to take a lesson…

Skating Fridays

ZOOM with Gracie Gold Recently, I was given the opportunity to participate in a series of Zoom calls with former National Champion, Gracie Gold. Our…

Skating Fridays

Axel Club Sometime this spring/summer, the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA) announced a new program called the Axel Club. They wanted to recognize skaters…

Skating Fridays

Almost Landed! My quest for the elusive double salchow continues. For the past few months, I felt like I have regressed on this element. I…

Skating Fridays

Grand Champion! Last Friday was the viewing party for my event in the Virtual Aerial Challenge. I had no idea how many skaters were entered…

Skating Fridays

Click Boom I have a really bad (adult) skating habit: I do not make ankle contact in any of my jumps. While ankle contact isn’t…

Skating Fridays

Look Ma, No Hands! My coach has been racking his brain on a method to help me successfully rotate a double salchow. It’s been over…