Ice Castles and Frisbee on Ice

Ice Castles and Frisbee on Ice

Today was my first on-ice session at Hawrelak Park since I broke two Guinness World Records at the 2015 Silver Skate Festival on February 14, 2015. The ice was a little rough but overall really good! There weren’t any cracks but there was a huge wind so that...
Speed Skater Gym Workout Day 2

Speed Skater Gym Workout Day 2

Today was another gym session because it’s too warm to skate so I took full advantage by doing the Day 2 workout from https://www.exercise.com/workout-plans/speed-skating-workout-plan. My body is already sore and my arms gave out during the pushups, but this...
Hockey Skates or Figure Skates?

Hockey Skates or Figure Skates?

Growing up as a figure skater and later getting into hockey, I’ve been skating for pretty much my entire life. I also raced a figure skater when I was in grade 12. At the time I was playing on the high school hockey team and I was really fast. I ended up beating...
Bittersweet Training Day

Bittersweet Training Day

Today was a bittersweet day. A few days ago, my favourite uncle passed away and the initial shock wore off today so I was very emotional before training. He was a big supporter and believer of me and I’m so grateful for the time that we got to spend together....
Random Encounters During Frisbee on Ice Training

Random Encounters During Frisbee on Ice Training

During training, we met Mike, a resident of Calgary, who first played frisbee 40 years ago in California! It was his first time out of the house in 4 weeks so we were really glad that we were able to brighten his day 🙂 Also, we met two ultimate frisbee players who...