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Goody two skates

Pretty much the following day after lesson one, the conviction to buy my own was huge. I’d already been having a little peruse online as to what skates are “best for beginners” but the information was a little overwhelming. 340 more words


Karen Chen says men's event 'inspiring'

Karen Chen has waited a long time – it’s especially felt long over the past two weeks – to make her Olympic debut. She spent several days away from the Athletes’ Village training off-site, but came back to watch her teammates in the men’s and pairs’ events. 140 more words

Figure Skating

Madison Hubbell still relies on mom to make her costumes

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Susan Hubbell once found a piece of lace from the 1920s, probably the last such piece in existence, and paid hundreds of dollars so she could cut it up for a figure skating costume. 118 more words

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#20Skateen Over the booking hurdle..

So, I did it! I took the plunge and finally booked some lessons.  Learning to figure skate has been high up on my “I wish I could do that… 352 more words


Openly gay Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon says he won’t visit White House — Fellowship of the Minds

Be careful what you say, Mr. “First Openly Gay Figure Skater.” Remember what happened to skier Lindsey Vonn after proclaimed she wouldn’t attend the White House?

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