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manleywoman
06-10-2012, 05:47 PM
Allison Scott, the mother of Jeremy Abbott, writes a blog about being a skating parent. It's a very positive blog. Her latest entry is terrific, recognizing five skaters . . . Nick LaRoche, Sean Rabbit, Doug Mattis, Tim David and Parker Pennington . . . who are working to help other skaters. It's worth a read (http://ontheedgeofskating.blogspot.com/) (as are the other entries in the blog).

Thanks

Sylvia
06-10-2012, 05:59 PM
Thanks for starting this thread! I also enjoyed reading her May 28th entry titled "Q&A: Ten Questions I Dared to Answer (http://ontheedgeofskating.blogspot.com/2012/05/q-ten-questions-i-dared-to-answer.html)" - good insights, I thought, into the challenges of being a parent of elite athletes.

skatesindreams
06-10-2012, 08:15 PM
Thanks for alerting me, manleywoman.
I'm enjoying her blog, as well.

Your podcast interview with her was wonderful, also.
I recommend it highly!

B.Cooper
06-10-2012, 10:15 PM
It's great that Jeremy's mom has highlighted some of the endeavors of these skaters to help out other skaters. She should perhaps also follow up on skaters who have reached out, beyond skating, to embrace a particular group in their philanthropic/charitable efforts.

centerstage01
06-10-2012, 10:41 PM
I wish to everything it wasn't a black page with white lettering. That setup gives me an awful headache.

Other than page design, it's a great post!

manleywoman
06-11-2012, 03:20 AM
Funny, she just changed the template to black on blue. :)