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

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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

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