In January 2009, my old coach set up a synchronised skating team which I joined. I'd never tried this version of the sport before, but my time doing professional shows certainly helped. While being able to skate certainly was a prerequisite, there was also the need to be able to know exactly where you should be amongst a group of 15 other skaters on the ice. Precision plays a massive part in synchronised skating; hence the word "synchronised" I guess!
In May the same year we skated in a Gala at Cardiff Ice Rink. Here is a video:
In the next 2 years we competed in Scottish- and British Championships, as well as International Competitions in Holland and Latvia.
I quit the team in April 2011 due to increasing university committments. The team a…
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As my profile states, I've ice skating for good number of years now and have been able to visit some strange and interesting places through competitions and professional shows. In 2006 I joined Holiday on Ice. The tour was mainly of Holland and the UK. 2007 saw me travel to many different countries and cities; here are some pictures:Read more >