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A New Skating Season, a New “Battle”

If you’ve read this blog before you know I’m a fan of CBC’s “Battle of the Blades“. I like it in part because it heralds the start of a new skating season after a long summer break. I like it because tough hockey players say over and over again how hard figure skating is. And [...]

Battle of the Blades. Once More, With Feeling.

A new skating season begins with “Battle of the Blades” tonight. It’s kind of a funny way for a figure skating fan to kick-off the 2010-2011 season, but after a skating-free summer I’m ready for the skating to begin, even if it is with old timer hockey stars. Sure, the show is fun. But, I [...]