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Why I need to take a break

In March 2007, I posted my first podcast. It was an interview with Kurt Browning. In April 2006 I was working a mind-numbing job. iTunes was brand new (hard to believe it hasn’t always been around, but it was indeed new in 2006). Podcasting was also brand new. On the iTunes Store there were a…

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Interview with TSN 1050 Toronto

I was asked to be a figure skating expert on John Letherby’s show on TSN 1050 Radio Toronto. Listen to my preview of the Olympic Pairs Free Skate.

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The 20 Best Things About the 2014 US Figure Skating Championships

I was privileged to be able to attend all the Senior events last weekend in Boston. To see our Olympic team get chosen was a thrill, and the skaters for the most part delivered fantastic performances: there were very few splatfests or meltdowns. I got three full-length interviews, saw countless friends, watched amazing skating and…

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Top Ten Best Things About Figure Skating

I’ve been thinking about this for a long time. As I’ve just hit my 6th anniversary of this podcast, and as the 2013 World Championships get underway, I have been reflecting on my ten favorite things about figure skating. A lot of this comes from my perspective as an adult skater, so bear that in…

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2011 US Nationals: Day 3 (Saturday)

Day 3 for me here at Nationals, and I finally got some of my voice back so I could do some podcasting! I spent the morning sleeping in a bit to get really rested (a rare thing for me with two little ones at home) and went for a nice long walk. I ended up…

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2011 US Nationals: Day 2 (Friday)

After a good night’s sleep (thanks Nyquil!) I woke up feeling . . . well, not a whole lot better. Ugh. So I decided to skip the Short Dance and sleep some more so I could push through for the Men’s Short Program and the Michelle Kwan Hall of Fame induction. I was NOT going…

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2011 US Nationals: Day 1 (Thursday)

Well, crap. Not much to report since I brought the bad sinus cold that my toddler and baby had with me to California. So instead of enjoying the warm sun of San Jose and getting lots of podcast interviews, I can barely speak due to having such a sore throat! I had to cancel both…

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I’m in Skating Magazine!

I’m thrilled to be in this month’s Skating Magazine! Especially with such a generous article in terms of space. Thanks to Lexi Rohner for contacting me about doing an article on my SkateCasts, and to all of you who sent me kinds words about it via email/Facebook/Twitter. These really are a labor of love for…

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Congrats to Debashish and Brian!

Debashish B. of Gibralter and Brian R. of Baton Rouge, LA, were the winners of the autographed Barbara Ann Scott photos. Congrats to you both!

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Congrats to Georgene T!

Out of 31 entries, Georgene T. of Nashville, Tennessee, was the winner of the free pair of SP-Teri Zero Gravity Stock boots! Congratulations, and send me a picture wearing your new boots when you get them. And thanks to everyone for your continued support! I’ll be uploading the next podcast in a few days: Barbara…

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