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

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

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

Double Salchow Update Sadly, I feel like this jump is regressing. My coach and I have done just about every exercise in the book and…

Skating Fridays

Spotting (Ballet technique for Figure Skating Jumps) I’m continuing to enjoy my ballet classes every other week. Although we focus on my upper body, we’ve…

Skating Fridays

Seeing Double I was happy to share that on April 23, 2019, I landed my first fully clean double salchow. Sadly, I have not landed…

Skating Fridays

Private Lesson with Brian Orser I was fortunate enough to secure a private lesson with Brian Orser when he was in town. Unfortunately, I did…