I’m here in Virginia visiting my son and grandson for Thanksgiving. Had some free time today so I signed up online for a 45 minute freestyle session at 10:15 am at the Fairfax Ice Arena.
I was fortunate there were only 2 other skaters on the ice. Nice rink. Soft ice and with a little overhead heat too. Wish I had skated better. I’m working on ice dance a lot but I don’t usually record that ... it’s so far away and the corners get missed. (Plus I am not looking too good!)
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
After coffee club Hank showed up to skate public session. He probably wasn’t counting on me being there .. but he was sweet to oblige me and skate together! He told me he has only skated 2 times since April. Not bad. I felt terrible while I was skating, but I think we did ok for not skating together for months.
Yep. 26º outside. 35º in the rink. While I am looking forward to getting back to Arizona where the rink is colder the outside air temp...
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...
As much as I am enjoying learning to ice dance and practicing moves in the field ... this was the best day of skating I have had in a long t...