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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #25 on: August 13, 2012, 04:58:48 PM »

I really liked skatejournal.com  but she seems to have stopped skating (has YEARS of archive though)

Kat is coaching and blogging again.
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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #26 on: January 05, 2013, 12:19:43 PM »
Skatingdomo is a good site for skating information:  http://skatingdomo.wordpress.com/history/history-of-skating-elements/
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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #27 on: April 25, 2013, 05:40:18 PM »
This is more of a fan blog on Facebook, but the page title ("Is That A Skate Guard In Your Pocket Or Are You Happy To See Me?") just caught my fancy, lol.  I literally LOL'ed.

https://www.facebook.com/SkateGuard

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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #28 on: June 26, 2013, 12:54:08 PM »
Just saw this coach's website and I really like her guide to core elements.  Looks like the Moves section isn't complete yet, but it has a nice reference guide to spins, jumps and connecting elements, some with videos.

http://coachclaire.com/index.htm
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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #29 on: June 30, 2013, 09:37:05 AM »
This is a very well-written and humorous blog about an adult skater taking standard-track group lessons:

http://millionideas.org/2012/10/03/my-first-day-as-adult-figure-skater/

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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #30 on: September 18, 2013, 12:03:05 PM »
I just happened across www.tracings.net - they attend and track competitors and competitions.  Great for skating fans!

http://www.tracings.net/index.html
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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #31 on: September 18, 2013, 08:05:04 PM »
This is a newish blog, about politics in skating.  (IMO). The stated intent is to focus on adult skating, but I guess it is not in season yet.

http://singleaxel.com/
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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #32 on: September 18, 2013, 10:20:04 PM »
This is a newish blog, about politics in skating.  (IMO). The stated intent is to focus on adult skating, but I guess it is not in season yet.

http://singleaxel.com/

Maybe the blogger means to write from the perspective of an adult skater, but not necessarily focusing on adult skating.

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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #33 on: September 19, 2013, 06:24:54 PM »
I went to check www.skatejournal.com. It had years of archives, but it's dead and has been replaced by referer site.
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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #34 on: September 19, 2013, 06:43:56 PM »
I went to check www.skatejournal.com. It had years of archives, but it's dead and has been replaced by referer site.

That's so sad.  I'll bet Jim would have been willing to host an archive.  It was truly her opus, filled with tons of tips and information.

Did archive.org manage to crawl it before it went down?

Eta: Found it!

http://web.archive.org/web/20130616100928/http://skatejournal.com/
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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #35 on: September 19, 2013, 06:46:32 PM »
Maybe the blogger means to write from the perspective of an adult skater, but not necessarily focusing on adult skating.

Maybe.  I was surprised because in all the self-promo posts he (?) said it was going to be from an adult skaters perspective, yet I don't see that coming through in the posts.  It was more disgruntled fan, IMO.  In fairness, my eyes glazed over partway through the first post.  I always need a laugh track, lol.
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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #37 on: October 11, 2013, 10:40:56 AM »
Another new-to-me site: http://skatersdad.com/

Lots of information presented in blog format.
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Re: What are your favorite skating blogs?
« Reply #38 on: August 19, 2016, 12:19:25 PM »
This is an interesting take on figure skating, from an adult skater/lawyer:

https://thefigureskatinglawyer.wordpress.com/
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