Skating Changes

by Mary on June 23, 2016

Kim, Mary, Ty

Kim, Mary, Ty

Lots of surprising and frustrating changes afoot with my skating. I had my moves lesson with Kim and the next day heard from her that she’s retiring. I knew she’d been slowly cutting back but I had no idea that would be my last lesson. She had still been making the decision on my lesson day so hadn’t said anything then.

That certainly put our plans for me to test my juvenile moves before long on hold. In addition to moves Kim has been great at helping me with my freestyle elements and programs. She’s positive and patient and always able to come up with one more way to explain things to help you get it. Read the article →

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Team Challenge Cup Red Carpet

June 4, 2016 Figure skating

Being a fan girl with Jason Brown

Red Carpet event for the skaters, press, and local skating clubs at the Team Challenge Cup in Spokane, April 2016.

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Spokane 2010 US Nationals Memories

April 21, 2016 Figure skating

Ryan Bradley receiving standing ovation for his Mozart program,  2010 Nationals

Spokane figure skating events- Remembering the 2010 US Nationals and looking ahead to the Team Challenge Cup.

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Baked Steelhead

April 10, 2016 All Year

Baked Steelhead

An easy recipe for baked steelhead trout.

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Healthy Chocolate Milk (Banana Cocoa Smoothie)

March 28, 2016 All Year

smoothie with cocoa and banana

When you want a smoothie that’s not too cold, or you want chocolate but you don’t want sugar, this banana-cocoa smoothie fits the bill.

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Kelp Salad

March 23, 2016 All Year

Kelp Salad

A quick Asian-style kelp salad loaded with veggies.

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Salted Chocolate Almond Trail Mix Bar

March 19, 2016 All Year

Salted Chocolate Almond Trail Mix Bar

A trail mix style energy bar with almond butter, honey, almonds, puffed cereal, dark chocolate and salt

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Sectionals and What I’m Working on Now

March 17, 2016 Figure skating

My skate from Sectionals and what I’m working on now.

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Time to Relax!

March 6, 2016 Figure skating

tossie food etc.

Check out tonight’s delectable chocolate turn-down service thanks to my fellow skaters! I’ve already nibbled some toffee from the stash, plus the Ibuprofin that one skater thoughtfully included. I competed this morning and have been relaxing and spectating ever since. I placed third in my group, Adult Bronze III. It’s hard for me to keep […]

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Tossies at the Ready for Sectionals!

March 4, 2016 Figure skating

tossies

Hanging in LA getting ready for Pacific Coast Adult Sectionals which starts tomorrow.

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