Fitness

Spectating and Waiting: ISU Vancouver

September 9, 2016 Figure skating

Report from the Vancouver ISU competition, and looking forward to Skate America this October. Progress report on my back injury.

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A Reluctant Swimmer

August 20, 2016 Fitness

Dipping my feet in, so to speak.

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Physical Therapy Catastrophe

August 8, 2016 Figure skating

The horribly ironic end to my PT, and the beginning of a new round: a bad disc injury.

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Knee Pain and the Value of Excellent PT

February 28, 2016 Fitness

Progress on hip strength to stabilize my knees and help my patellofemoral pain, with Olympic PT (now ATI).

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My PT for core stabilization, flexibility, hip strength

January 10, 2016 Figure skating

My PT exercises for core stabilization, hip strength, and flexibility.

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Break-in Progress and Testing Soon!

May 11, 2014 Figure skating

Finishing breaking in my new skates and getting ready for two skating tests later this week, the Adult Gold Moves in the Field and the Ten Fox ice dance.

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My first lutz in competition

September 29, 2013 Figure skating

My skate at the Pacific Northwest Interclub Championships.

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PT for Back-Related Hip Pain- Done!

June 3, 2013 Figure skating

Trying to maintain my physical therapy stretching and strengthening exercises to avoid overuse injuries and back pain.

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Willow Waltz Bronze Ice Dance Test

May 26, 2013 Figure skating

two skaters dressed in black ice dancing together

Testing the Willow Waltz (video) and working on some other skating projects.

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My skate at Pacific Coast Adult Sectionals

March 15, 2013 Figure skating

Skating at my first big competition, the Pacific Coast Adult Sectionals.

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