Have any plans for the first day of summer? How about skating into the season with me? I’ll be coaching a three day adult figure skating clinic in Aspen Colorado with fellow Olympians Paul Wylie and Carol Fox and National Championship competitor Teri Klindworth Hooper. During the clinic, we’ll focus on skating skills development, freestyle, presentation and technique. All skating levels
My Visit To Rikers Island Prison
One freezing winter’s night before Christmas, I found myself on a bus headed to Rikers Island. Rikers is a prison located on the East River between Queens and the Bronx. It is infamous for stories of prisoner abuse and for attacks on prison personnel as well. I have seen articles and watched documentaries over the years about these events and
So much JOY at my Budapest Adult Skating Camp!
My Cool Workout Adult Skating Camp for recreational and competitive skaters in Budapest was simply magical! Skaters came from Hungary, Helsinki, Finland and Rome, Italy and ranged in age from 17-63. What a fabulous group it was! We instantly became a family as we plied, skated, laughed, groaned, (and ate) our way through the 4 day camp in one of the world’s
Prevention Magazine “Ageless” Profile
It was such a pleasure spending time with Guillermo Riveros of Prevention Magazine sharing my lifelong passion for skating!