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It was a good run. Six years worth of writings, you know?
That counts for something. I hope my writings will continue to help folks like
you out. I really do. But times have changed. Things will have changed in your
life too over the past few years. Heck, p...

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3 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You About Skating (and Life!)
It's that time of year again when you're coming in to the home stretch of the "off" season (yeah, right...) and in September you'll be staring down the barrel of a new season and new competitions, probably at a new level. In all likelihood, there'll be some...

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*GIVE-AWAY One Wish by Robyn Carr*
A few weeks ago I was contacted by Katie over at Little Bird Publicity, who are handling the release of Robyn's latest novel: One Wish. I was thrilled to read that Katie wanted to send me a book over for review, but knew with a heavy heart that I wouldn't b...

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10 Things Skaters Should Do Before Testing & Competition
Recently a skater posted a comment on my popular post " 5 things skating parents should do before competition ", asking if it would be possible to write something similar from a skater's perspective. I thought this was a really great request, because a lot ...

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What To Wear On Your Feet When Figure Skating
We all know the blindingly obvious: that figure skaters wear figure skates on the ice. But have you been wondering what you can wear inside your skates, to maximise comfort and minimise damage to your skin and feet? Whether you're a beginner on the ice, or ...

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Ice Skating at Somerset House Ice Rink
The festive season this year was beautiful, but quite hectic due to the fact that I worked through the entire holiday (on my start-up which I'm launching at the same time as completing my post-graduate degree). I had many items on my "festive to-do list" in...

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Interview with author Bill Jones
Happy Monday dear readers! I'm just back from a few days away to the French seaside with family, and have been planning on posting this interview since before I left, last week. Today's post is special, because I got to ask questions of Bill Jones, the auth...

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Choosing Figure Skating Music
After having reached out to my lovely readers through the Figure Skating Advice Facebook page, it became apparent that an updated article which discusses music choice for figure skating was needed. And thus, this post is born! Back in 2010 ( 2010?! Where do...

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Fabrics For Figure Skating Costumes
As you will know by now if you are a regular reader of FigureSkatingAdvice, I love to get feedback from my readers and ideas for new posts. Today's post idea came from Lauren, who asked me if I could write about the different fabrics that can be used in the...

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5 Things Skating Parents Should Do Before Competition
Hi there, skate-mom; hello there, skate-dad! Nice of you to drop by today. Although I know many of my wonderful readers are skaters themselves, today I thought it would be fun to turn my attention to the skating parents who are so crucial in a skaters life,...
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