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[Figure Skating] Skate America 2014 Discussion Post – Men’s Singles

A lot has happened since I last blogged. One of those was adding a fandom, which is figure skating. I mean, I’ve always loved watching the sport for as long as I can remember, but it’s only this year (after the Winter Olympics) that I decided to REALLY get into it. 1,672 more words


Michelle Kwan, Sarah Hughes opine on skating to lyrics

Five-time World champion Michelle Kwan said she would have incorporated music with vocal lyrics into her programs had it been allowed during her competitive career. 219 more words


Pre-Grand Prix Thoughts

NGL, I’m a little alarmed at the weak showing of the U.S. on the JGP lately(whodua thunk our sole entry into the Finale would be a pairs team?!), and what that may bode for the future.   342 more words

Figure Skating

Reynolds still struggles with skate problems

BARRIE, Ont. – The equipment problems that cost Kevin Reynolds much of last season continue to plague the Canadian figure skater.

The 24-year-old from Coquitlam, B.C., has already gone through four pairs of ill-fitting skates in training this season after trying out nine pairs last season. 671 more words


The power of the mind

I have participated in many individual sports, so I know how my thoughts and fears can impact situations, in both positive and negative ways. I figure skated for roughly six years, and I was pretty good, until I got stuck in a rut. 516 more words