Skating Fridays

An update on testing and some spin variations I had a good lesson last week. Of course, I had a few bad axels and a…

Skating Fridays

Competition results and some videos I officially survived last weekend’s competition! Actually, I had a blast. The duet program was such a fun performance that…

Skating Fridays

Axel progress… somewhat I’m still working on fixing my axel jump and hope to have it fairly decent in time for the competition at the…

Skating Fridays

Three short videos – Death drop spin and axel jump I don’t have much to report this week. The competition is about 4 weeks away…

Skating Fridays

Some Progress The skating competition I entered is slowly sneaking up on me. We are less than two months away until the big day, and…

Skating Fridays

Death drop spin The name of this spin alone is enough to scare anybody. Seriously. Who names a spin the death drop? In reality, though,…

Skating Fridays

Duets Prior to last September, I had never entered a skating competition. My previous coaches tried to (unsuccessfully) convince me to skate in singles and…