I’m a living cliché of a Canadian who can ice skate better than I walk. I was 3 years old the first time I stepped onto a rink and I hated it. I constantly tripped over my two left feet. Fast forward 17 years though, and I have fallen in love with the sport.
Sometimes it’s hard to believe that there’s even a debate about it, but yes, figure skating is a sport. If the 2015 World Championships, currently happening in Shanghai isn’t enough reason to convince you, then keep reading. I may be biased, but I personally take issue with the main argument that just because judges are in charge of scoring, figure skating cannot be considered an official sport.
Could anything be more Canadian than building an ice-skating highway?
Probably not, eh? Well, unless you’re skating to a hockey game with a Tim Hortons roll-up coffee eating a nanaimo bar but that’s really beside the point. More
With the winter weather here in full force, we have finally come to terms with it. Instead of staying inside hibernating until the birdsongs of spring hit the air, we’ve decided to brave the cold and head outside in this gorgeous winter wonderland. With images of pirouettes and graceful glides in our minds, we decided to check out the best ice-skating rinks accessible by public transportation. Have no fear if you are skateless, all rinks covered have rentals on site. Bust out your mittens and hats and get ready to rosy your cheeks (hopefully just your top set if you’re a good skater!). More