How old were you,when you first became a Level Test Skater?

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  1. FSWer

    FSWer Well-Known Member

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    Say,I was wondering how old our Skaters here were,when they first became Level Test Skaters?
     
  2. GarrAarghHrumph

    GarrAarghHrumph I can kill you with my brain

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    I think I took my first skating test when I was about age 35. I'd been skating for a few years before then, and it took me that long to be ready to test!
     
  3. Clarice

    Clarice Active Member

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    I started skating when I was 37, and took my first test when I was almost 39.
     
  4. overedge

    overedge Well-Known Member

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    The same as Garr, although I actually passed learn-to-skate twice - once when I was eight and then again when I was 30 :lol:
     
  5. gkelly

    gkelly Well-Known Member

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    I took my first skating test (preliminary figures) when I was 13. I didn't test again until my early 30s.
     
  6. AndyWarhol

    AndyWarhol Well-Known Member

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    I started Aussie Skate when I was 12, I finished that when I was 13, and passed preliminary when I was 13 also.
     
  7. sk8indel

    sk8indel Member

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    I don't remember when I passed pre-preliminary moves, but I passed preliminary when I was 10.
     
  8. flipforsynchro

    flipforsynchro New Member

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    I passed pre-pre moves when I was 12
     
  9. TangoGirl

    TangoGirl New Member

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    8 when I started and 35 when I re-started.
     
  10. backspin

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    I started skating at 27 & took my first dance tests that same year.
     
  11. luna_skater

    luna_skater Well-Known Member

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    I didn't take my first test until I was 22, even thought I've been skating since I was 6. I got all my Canskate badges by 12, then earned several Canfigureskate badges before quitting singles and focusing on synchro when I was 11. At age 22, I tested my Dutch Waltz, and passed my last gold dance the following year. I started testing Skills when I was 23 and passed my gold test when I was 24 or 25. I kept doing synchro until I was 28, and was then off the ice for 3.5 years. I've just started skating again at age 32, and may consider testing again (perhaps Diamond dances or Interpretives).
     
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  13. Synchkat

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    I was 7 when I passed my first test which was a dance test. I will be 39 when I pass my very last dance test most likely in January. Kind of ironic that I started and will end with a dance test.
     
  14. The Accordion

    The Accordion Well-Known Member

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    You are all so inspiring!

    I started testing at 12, quite skating at 16 and then started again at about 23 - taking some dance tests. I have been skating on and off since for 20 years- but not consistently enough to work up to testing. But this year I am determined to take another dance test!
     
  15. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

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  16. Lil Sarah

    Lil Sarah Member

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    I will be 26, I am doing my first test on Nov 26th. I'll be doing the Dutch Waltz & Canasta Tango!
     
  17. The Accordion

    The Accordion Well-Known Member

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    Good luck!
     
  18. Lil Sarah

    Lil Sarah Member

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    Thank you, I will let you know how it goes.. I'm not nervous yet, so that is a good sign!
     
  19. Lil Sarah

    Lil Sarah Member

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    I passed both the Dutch Waltz & Canasta Tango :D Just the Baby Blues to go for the Preliminary Dances, and my coach is going to have be work on the Fiesta Tango at the same time too.
     
  20. The Accordion

    The Accordion Well-Known Member

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    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :encore: