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Ode to Dick Button

T’was my 5th anniversary, when leaving the rink My muscles were aching. I needed a drink. My spandex was hung by the chimney with care Dreams of an interview with Saint Dick in the air. A legend of skating, the best of the best! This interview would put my skills to the test. Preceded by…

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Episode #32: Barlow Nelson

OCTOBER 2009 An interview with J. Barlow Nelson, 1953 US Novice Mens Champion and International Judge. He explains how judging works and gives opinions on the 6.0 vs IJS systems. 1 hour, 4  minutes, 53 seconds. [display_podcast] Thanks to Fiona Mcquarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On his most embarrassing skating moment: It happened at…

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Episode #19: Ron Ludington

SEPTEMBER 2008 An interview with elite coach Ron Ludington, himself an Olympic medalist, coach of too many incredible skaters to mention, and head of Delaware’s incredible skating program. 56 minutes, 13 seconds. [display_podcast] Thanks to Fiona Mcquarrie for transcribing these interview highlights: On his most embarrassing skating moment: Oh, I don’t think I have any…

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