Sunflower Skates

Tracking my goals and progress as an adult figure skater

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Much like my post on fighting imposter syndrome on the ice , this post is based on thoughts and feelings that have been swirling around my h...
October was a fantastic month for skating progress (with the soundtrack being that Van Halen song.) I learned my first-ever jumps, starte...
September was a breakthrough month! I passed BOTH Level 6 and 7, and started working on the Level 8 curriculum. Monday 2nd September Sk...
Finding properly fitting figure skating leggings as an adult is a struggle.  At 5 foot 8 and fitting between a UK dress size 14 and 16,...
August was a difficult month for me. I struggled with a lot of feelings of failure and contemplated quitting Skate UK lessons, before fina...
August 4th 2019 marks six whole months that I've been ice skating! From my wobbly taster lesson, right up to learning my first sp...
As my first month back to skating, July was a tough one. It seemed like every time I had a good lesson, it was followed by a terrible one t...