Sunflower Skates

Tracking my goals and progress as an adult figure skater

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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...
I've been having a few weird feelings recently that I desperately need to get off my chest. Despite being (on the whole) such a warm,...
I had a nail avulsion operation in June and had to suspend my skating for a few weeks whilst I healed. Monday 3rd June Skate UK - Lev...
In May I struggled with Level 5, had a crisis of confidence, and attended my second Skate UK Intensive day Wednesday 1st May Privat...
I attended an all-day intensive Skate UK workshop, had a breakthrough with Backwards Stroking, and bought proper practice wear in...
In my first lesson with my coach, he asked me what my goals were, what I wanted to achieve as a figure skater. Caught off-guard, I had no...
I started private lessons, passed three levels, and ramped up my dedication to ice skating all in the month of March.  Monday 4th M...
I stepped on the ice for the first time in years, bought my first pair of figure skates, and signed up for adult ice skating les...
When you think about the word ‘hobby’, usually two different scenarios come to mind. You either imagine children, going to gymnastics and sw...