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Why I skate.

It’s never too late to become who you should have been.

Ever since I have dreamed of becoming a competitive figure skater I was told that I was too old. 345 more words

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Season break.

After I first switched to figure skating 3 years ago, I had a small relapse to the ice hockey world. I played a few games for a women’s team in the first league and got caught up in the hockey fever all over again. 92 more words

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Mao Asada blogs about returning to figure skating

Three-time World figure skating champion Mao Asada has returned to training after taking last season off and may return to competition, according to her website… 267 more words

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Jeremy Abbott's future dependent on quadruple jumps

Jeremy Abbott, a four-time U.S. figure skating champion, said he will retire if he can’t land two different quadruple jumps in training by June, … 299 more words

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Samantha Cesario retires from figure skating

Samantha Cesario, who finished fifth at the last two U.S. Championships, retired from figure skating competition, according to Icenetwork.com.

“It’s very difficult to give specific reasons as to why I have made the decision, because I truly believe everything happens for a reason, and I think, as with any big decision in life, you have to listen to your heart and try to do what you feel is right for yourself,” the 21-year-old Cesario said, according to the report. 221 more words

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Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir 'constantly thinking about' comeback

Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, who won ice dance gold and silver at the last two Olympics, must decide before the 2016-17 season if they will return to competition, … 312 more words

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Patrick Chan's return about more than elusive Olympic gold medal

Patrick Chan initially felt like his peak had passed after taking silver at the Sochi Olympics, but Canada’s three-time World champion will return to figure skating competition after one year off not necessarily to earn more medals but to expand his skating repertoire. 868 more words

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