OMG .. I have been off the ice for a week. No excuses.. just haven't been in the mood. I think the fear of the Axel is contributing, but that's beside the point.
Got to the rink today on a public session to get reacquainted with the ice after 7 days and I was out there getting my legs back under me. My skating friend Hank was there. He is also a competitive adult skater at the Silver level.
Toward the end of the session he offered to show me a few PAIRS moves. I have never done pairs in my life. As a child skater I always wanted to, but I was too chunky! I still am .. but adult skaters at our age rarely do the lifts unless they have been doing them a long time.
I just wanted to know what it felt like to try and synchronize ... it was SO MUCH FUN. I really loved it. I wish he was available to skate pairs with .. but alas, he already has a partner.
Anyway, it was great fun! Thanks Hank!