Skating Fridays

Pre-Competition Spin Videos Before my two competitions this October, I practiced my spins in my new skating dress. I was able to execute them pretty…

Skating Fridays

Spinning in the Opposite Direction My pairs partner and I are both considered “lefties” in our sport, even though we are both right-handed. A “lefty”…

Skating Fridays

The Flying Chicken If you’ve met me or any of my club mates in real life, you know us as “the chicken people.” We squawk…

Skating Fridays

Feedback from a National Tech Specialist (part 3) Here is the final spin that I sent to the national technical specialist for his review. This…

Skating Fridays

Feedback from a National Tech Specialist (part 2) I’m back again with another spin and some more analysis from the national technical specialist. This is…

Skating Fridays

Feedback from a National Tech Specialist (part 1) I have been very fortunate to have been introduced to a national technical specialist. He is, in…

Skating Fridays

It’s been frustrating to decide what spins go into a new freestyle program. I’ve been struggling with one in particular.