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 will be debuting a brand new program. The second is my Championship Gold event, where the top 4 skaters move on to represent our section at Adult Nationals.

If you don’t already follow me on Facebook, I may be posting updates there.

In the meantime, check out this recent double salchow attempt. While it’s not clean (or landed), it’s looking more like a real jump. I’m finally learning how to jump forward and out rather and up and around myself.

Good luck to all skaters competing this weekend!

2 Comments

  1. March 8, 2019 / 4:47 pm

    Eva, that double salchow is pretty darn close. Just a little more…. And I am sending good skating vibes for this weekend–go have a blast! Can’t wait to hear how it went!

    • evabakes
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      March 8, 2019 / 10:17 pm

      Thanks, Jo! I skated really poorly unfortunately. I got disoriented during my spins and went the wrong direction in my program – twice. Had I executed my elements like I normally do, I would have placed 7th or 8th overall (I ended up 16th out of 22).

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