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Michael Weiss Foundation: 10th Annual Ice Champions Live

Missed last year’s show, so it was our first time in the new venue.  They seem to still be adjusting to it; the process of getting everyone in and seated was a mess.   419 more words

Figure Skating

Learning to Speak

I find words to be clunky and imprecise. To communicate in words we first have to define a feeling then match it to a label that may or may not adequately express that feeling. 449 more words


What a men's competition!

I admit, when I accidentally slept through the entire free dances for both Salt Lake and Nagoya last night I especially wondered if I’d missed the best of the latter.   398 more words

Figure Skating

Shocking Sports Rules You Never Knew


In sumo, a loincloth, or what the Japanese call a mawashi, is an integral part of the game. In sumo, if a wrestler’s mawashi comes loose during the match, he loses the game. 502 more words

Back Bridge, Upward Bow, Wheel Pose, Gymnastics Bridge

Full Bridge is a strength/flexibility powerhouse. It requires flexibility in the shoulder joint, shoulder girdle, extension of the back, as well as extension of the hips. 685 more words

The Figure Skating Season is Definitely Underway Now

Whose bright idea was it to have a competition in Utah and one in Japan on the same weekend?  The timing it terrible; there isn’t even a pause to take a proper nap in between when things in Salt Lake conclude for one day and things start in Nagoya for the next!   299 more words

Figure Skating

My Idol

My favorite skater of all times: Sasha Cohen, performing a beautiful short program at the 2010 US Championships. She has been my idol ever since I started skating when I was 11 and still is, to this day. 45 more words