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Author Topic: 87yo with bilateral knee replacements - go Hugo!!!!!  (Read 689 times)

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Re: 87yo with bilateral knee replacements - go Hugo!!!!!
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2015, 04:47:39 PM »
Unfortunately I couldn't view the page. Does he still skate after all this?
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Re: 87yo with bilateral knee replacements - go Hugo!!!!!
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2015, 06:49:24 PM »
Yes, he was skating, fairly fast, with a skate walker made of pvc piping!  I'll try and find it on YouTube.
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Re: 87yo with bilateral knee replacements - go Hugo!!!!!
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2015, 07:51:17 PM »
I hope I'm still skating at 87.
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Re: 87yo with bilateral knee replacements - go Hugo!!!!!
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2015, 08:21:00 PM »
Very spry and spritely for 87!  More power to him!

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Re: 87yo with bilateral knee replacements - go Hugo!!!!!
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2015, 09:50:59 PM »
Very cool!  We have someone at our rink in his mid-80's who's self-taught and apparently started skating in maybe his late 60's, from what I was told.  He basically does tai chi on ice.  He's fabulous to watch- very serene and graceful amid the chaos of the public sessions.  But he also likes to move to the music, too!  Spins and pivots and the occasional moonwalk.

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Re: 87yo with bilateral knee replacements - go Hugo!!!!!
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2015, 12:21:53 AM »
Aww, nice!  Let's hope we can all still skate and feel the glide!
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