Sunday, March 1, 2015

How to Master Your Layback: Figure Skating Friend Tips

If you've been wanting to get your Layback spin keep reading, this post is for you! Ariana and I stumbled upon an awesome Instagramer that agreed to share her tips with all of you lovely readers (we find so many wonderful figure skaters there--be sure to follow our Instagram page to keep up!). None of us are coaches or doctors, so be sure to consult yours, we're just here to share some figure skating friend tips. :)

The lovely xflexible_inspirationx says:

Prepping for a Layback off ice:

Sunday, February 15, 2015

What Happened to Gracie Gold at Seoul Four Continents? #4CCSeoul

What happened to Gracie Gold at Seoul Four Continents?

Ariana and I are HUGE Gracie Gold fans and like so many others were shocked at the results at Four Continents at Seoul. We were planning to watch this on Monday but when we saw the buzz on Instagram and Twitter (BTW have you followed this blog on Instagram and Twitter yet? :) we went straight to the internet only to see this:

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Down the Rabbit Hole to Wonderland: Beginning Figure Skating

Beginning in ice skating is a lot like falling down the rabbit hole into Wonderland. You suddenly find yourself surrounded by the lithe,
glittering creatures on white shoes with flashing blades--and the speeding blurs passing here and there, stopping in a shower of shaved ice. You hardly know where to enter, pay, or change--wait, do you walk in on those razor sharp shoes? (I was sure I would cut bleeding tracks into my hand.) Do you put those plastic things on from the Olympics? Are my blades even sharpened right?!

The first day we went I thought I was prepared.