The Canadian Figure Skating championships were held in Vancouver this week. I managed to get up in time to see the Senior Dance event at 5pm. I know. I’m still on that 7am bedtime routine I seem to be good at. And I am a perfectionist, so everyday I try to perfect my unhealthy sleeping habits. I think I’ll go for gold tonight. 8am! yeah, that’ll win me some high marks from the judges. Oh yes!
As you might know from my bio, I once graced the ice… mainly with my bottom at 6am. People always ask me how I got up at 5am almost every morning for 10 years. That, my friends, can be answered in one beautiful word: Nap.
I’d get home from skating, hop in a nice, hot shower, eat some carbolicious food and some protein shakes, then get right back in bed where all the warm goodness is. I could never sleep for very long, but even 20 minutes was glorious. Then, I’d wake up, strap my rollerblades on and cruise right into class… 20 mins late.
You never learn anything in the first 20 mins anyway. Right? Anyway, it’s a wee bit late to fill that gaping hole of knowledge in my brain. Perhaps I’ll fill it with some useless youtube clips. Yeah, and like some really sweet tweets about Starbucks consumption, or like more buzz about another Apple product I can’t afford.
Here is my figure skating photo diary of the Senior Dance Event at Canadian Nationals.
Congrats to the lovely Bethany Puttkemery and Kevin Gallagher, the last remaining old skool CIDA (Canadian Ice Dance Academy) peep left in competitive skating. Props! Those were some serious twizzles.
New Canadian Dance Champions, Virtue and Moir.