Skating Fridays

TOE PICK! One of my all-time favorite movies is The Cutting Edge. When it debuted, I went to see it in the theaters – twice.…

Skating Fridays

New Skating Invention? I was skating around during public last week when this guy showed up wearing these weird contraptions on his feet. They weren’t…

Skating Fridays

We’ve Come A Long Way Last week, we began the choreography for my new freestyle program. My choreographer had asked me to execute a few…

Skating Fridays

Tonya and Nancy [Video] This week was our rink’s annual holiday show. I have never been able to participate because I have always been out…

Skating Fridays

Tonya and Nancy Have you all heard about the new biopic that is being released in theaters called I, Tonya? If not, it’s a movie…

Skating Fridays

Sour Cows One element in skating is called the salchow (pronounced “sal-cow”), which is named after Ulrich Salchow (1877–1949), who was a Swedish skater. The…

Skating Fridays

Throwing Chickens One week during our regularly scheduled adult Learn to Skate group class, our coach was teaching us about edges. At one point in…