Less than 5 minutes after I got on the ice today with my friend Sheila, we were at the rail while she was trying to explain to me what a Choctaw was. I thought it was something different and tried to demonstrate it. Next thing you know I hear the "click of death" of my blades hitting each other and down I go... backwards. Butt first followed by a head slam to the ice. Boy that hurts. When those trip/falls happen I usually get hurt worse than if I am jumping or spinning and fall.
I did recover, but my skating for the rest of the session was a waste of time. I couldn't get through my newly finished program, nor could I do my combination jumps.