Figure skating

Juvenile Moves: Testing on the Horizon?

December 4, 2017 Figure skating

Kim wants me to sign up to test my juvenile moves in February. Eek. I’m working on them but progress is incrementally slow. I was told my eight-step mohawk was much better but it’s hard to tell the difference between this video from Friday and the one taken in July. My husband, bless his soul, watched […]

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Next steps on an adult bronze solo free dance

November 29, 2017 Figure skating

Adding some choreography to my adult bronze solo free dance.

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Beginning a Bronze Solo Free Dance

November 10, 2017 Figure skating

I’m working on my first ever free dance program. It’s a solo free dance, which is the newest competition category in skating and kind of a ‘Wild West’ where there aren’t very many rules about what you can and can’t do. It’s modeled after partner free dance, which of course has twizzles, lifts, and partner […]

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Juvenile Moves Progress

October 26, 2017 Figure skating

Where I’m at with my juvenile moves: still close to testing, in theory, as I’ve been for a long time. But I’m making progress.

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Changes, Again

October 24, 2017 Figure skating

My ice dance coach/partner moves on.

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Can You Guess Where I Am?

August 20, 2017 Figure skating

Hint: I’m ready for the eclipse! Are you going to watch the eclipse? From where?

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Harlick Boots new out of the box!

August 17, 2017 Figure skating

My new custom Harlick boots right out of the box.

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A Visit to Harlick

August 12, 2017 Figure skating

A visit to the Harlick & Co factory in San Carlos, Ca., to be fitted for new skating boots.

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Eight-Step Mohawk Sequence

July 21, 2017 Figure skating

Notes on learning the outside mohawk and the eight-step mohawk sequence.

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Placating the God of Skating

July 14, 2017 Figure skating

Working on my juvenile moves and the backward power three-turn sequence.

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