Hangover Monday .... OK it's not what you think, the hangover is from binge watching the 2016 US nationals. Once I start watching I just can't stop - especially when the skating is as exciting as it was this year ...way to go Gracie Gold. The men were amazing as well.
Since this is a blog about my skating and not about the status and future of US figure skating I won't vent here about my thoughts about all the pressure to do quads and so forth but wait I guess I already did.
I'm from the Peggy Fleming era and I miss graceful artistic yet athletic skating. We live in an era of explosive multi rotational- who can do the most jumps and bend more like a pretzel era.
So today we had a lesson but nothing seemed to go right including the recording of our practice ---
We had a lesson working on our choreography and footwork nothing seem to gel today
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With a gigantic sigh of relief, I am proud to say that I successfully passed my Adult Bronze Free Skate Test today ... and with no re-skates...
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