Were did you learn to Skate?

Discussion in 'Moves In The Field' started by FSWer, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. FSWer

    FSWer Well-Known Member

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    Say,were were did everyone here learn to Skate? I learned at Newington Arena here in Ct. What about you all?
     
  2. overedge

    overedge Well-Known Member

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    At the arena attached to the recreation centre in the town where I grew up.
     
  3. sarahspins

    sarahspins New Member

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    At a mall rink that no longer exists :(
     
  4. skatingguy

    skatingguy Active Member

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    In the backyard.
     
  5. misskarne

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    At the only rink in my city.
     
  6. Clarice

    Clarice Active Member

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    On a frozen flooded field in the park at the end of my street. I didn't take real lessons or anything, but figured out how to skate forwards, glide on one foot, and do little baby spread eagles. We had roller skating as part of gym class at my school, and that's where I learned to skate backwards.
     
  7. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

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    I learned at Northcross Mall in Austin Texas. There is still a rink near there, but it is no longer in the mall. I love the open feel of mall rinks.
     
  8. leafygreens

    leafygreens Well-Known Member

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    At a rink that was one hour drive away :(
     
  9. purple skates

    purple skates Shadow dancing

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    At the city rink in Dearborn Michigan, 44 years ago. :) The rink is still there and going strong.
     
  10. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    Briefly in Idaho Falls, ID, but later in Dallas, Austin, and several years in the Phoenix area.
     
  11. GarrAarghHrumph

    GarrAarghHrumph I can kill you with my brain

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    At New Roc City in New Rochelle, NY. The rink has since closed.
     
  12. AndyWarhol

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    Perth, Australia.
     
  13. treesprite

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    At a county parks outdoor rink, then a now-closed rink in a mall. I'm now re-learning at county parks indoor rinks (they built indoors rinks in place of the old outdoors rinks).