Funny Faces Skaters Make
Casual fans of figure skating will often comment about the breathtaking performances, emotional expressions and intricate costumes. But there is an area of performing (and practicing) that one often does not see.
Have you ever watched an elite skater in slow motion? I’m talking about the frame-by-frame breakdown. If you did (and yes, there are videos and photos out there), you’d come across something really funny. The faces that skaters make mid-jump or mid-spin are quite hilarious.
Here are a few:
And this one:
There are dozens more (do a quick Google search for funny skating faces). My trusty pairs partner and I thought that it would be fun to do a few freeze frames of our own. While these weren’t taken mid-jump or mid-lift, they are what we believe our faces look like.