January 26, 2013

Getting Kitted-Out: What To Buy At The Skate Store

Making sure you have all the essentials you need for a full and brimming skate bag is an important part of skating life, and something you'll encounter when you're starting out. This post is for all you lovely skaters who are just getting started, and hopefully it's come at an ideal time: perhaps you've been gifted things over the festive period, or maybe you plan on making full use of the slashed prices in the post-holiday sales. Either way, read on to get the low down on all the essentials!

January 25, 2013

Meryl Davis & Charlie White Answer My Question On Motivation

Hi lovely readers! Just a little post tonight before my usual weekly post tomorrow, to share with you all a wonderful piece of news I received today! A week ago I participated in an appeal for questions via Twitter for Meryl Davis & Charlie White of the USA (aka my biggest ice dance crush, ever), that they would answer during a Skype video interview with Olympic bobsled champion Steve Mesler.

January 19, 2013

Dry & Dehydrated Skin In The Rink: The Low Down & How To Protect Yourself *Guest Post*

Hi there lovely readers. No doubt if you're reading this, you're spending your fair share of time in the ice rink, and perhaps you've started to feel the effects on your skin, as many do. If this is your case, today you're in luck!

I've got a wonderful guest post for you today by Katie Dubarry, the founder of Endrick Esthetique, and skin expert extraordinaire, who has international experience working as a skin therapist specialising in helping her clients create and maintain healthy skin.

So if you're wondering how to protect yourself against the cold environment and keep your face looking tip-top, read on!

January 12, 2013

Which Sewing Tools For Skating Dresses & Outfits?

Following on from my recent post regarding the choice of sewing machines for the manufacture of skating apparel, today I want to expand on a small note that I wrote at the bottom of the aforementioned post: the matter of the tools that will greatly enhance your dress making experience.

January 5, 2013

Soakers, Guards, & Drying: How To Look After Your Blades

Although seasoned skaters will know the drill when it comes to keeping their skates in the best state possible during everyday use, beginner skaters may be wondering what the deal is with blades, protection, and storage. This post is for you guys, and I hope it clears some things up!
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