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Eight of the Worst Falls in Figure Skating

Figure skating isn’t all just toe loops and twirls. Figure skaters fall. A lot. When learning a new jump or lift, they fall hundreds, even thousands of times. Most falls are harmless, but occasionally, things get ugly. Here are eight recent examples from the world of competitive figure skating (in order from bruising to downright [...]

Top 3 Reasons Not to Let Your Daughters be Pairs Skaters

These videos are not for the faint of heart, even for an ex-pairs skater like myself: