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Skating Camp in Hungary coming this summer!

Last March I did a “Cool Workout Skating Camp” in Hungary. It was such a beautiful experience, meeting warm, wonderful people and seeing the sights. We had gorgeous ice and did classes on the floor and a performance for friends and family too! I’m delighted to say we are going back to beautiful Budapest for a skating camp in July

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“Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer” with Scott Hamilton

Saturday night, legendary skating champion Scott Hamilton came to Bryant Park Skating Rink in NYC in his quest to eliminate cancer! Scott’s foundation Scott Cares (https://scottcares.org/) put on an event, “Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer”. About 30 of my skating students and friends joined the crowds skating that night. We had a blast as we skated under the sparkle of NYC

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Christmas Skating Party

On December 8th, 37 children, ages 8 to 15 came to the Codey Arena for a Christmas Skating Party. This marks the 6th year I’ve had the privilege of hosting this event for kids from the Newark Christian Academy in Newark, NJ.  Most of the children have never had the chance to skate before, so for the 3 other coaches

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Dorothy Hamill’s Camp

In October, I was delighted to be invited to coach once again with the fabulous Dorothy Hamill at her luxurious Figure Skating Fantasy Camp in Scottsdale, AZ! Its always a blast…a real “lovefest” between the coaches and campers! The coaches were Dorothy, Julie Patterson, Tai Babilonia, Randy Gardner, Steven Cousins, Doug Ladret and me! After the long day on the ice, we

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World Figure Competition

This past August 25-29, Karen Courtland Kelly and her husband, Patrick Kelly produced the inaugural World Figure Championship in Lake Placid at the 1932 Olympic Arena.   The week was a celebration for many purists in skating (myself included) who find tremendous beauty and elegance in these demanding compulsory school figures.  They demand incredible strength, control and determination, yet are

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