That's the theme of my video today. Went to a morning FS session and the rail was full of kiss and cry bags and I didn't feel safe leaving my phone on the inside with so many skaters.. so this is what I got -
Nameless and faceless ... but you can see I need to go on a diet!
Worked on many things off camera .. that went much better than my spinning. Did quite a few good sized Flips and landed several Lutz jumps - minus the usual fear.. maybe it's getting easier.
I'll need some good lesson time to fix this backspin and back camel and flying camel thing. It's going nowhere.
Good news: My twangy ankle pain didn't rear it's ugly head today.
Coming up this week: Choreographer lesson on Thursday to start working on Silver FS program!
Friday I will be in the Bay Area and I am looking forward to reuniting with my childhood skating coach, Tony Howard - who is 83 years old and still actively coaching at Oakland Ice. I signed up for a freestyle session on Friday morning ... sure hope the ice isn't loaded with elite skaters!
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