New interview: http://athletego.com/2013/06/11/rachaelflatt/
Flatt is scheduled to perform in 3 benefit shows that I know of:AG: An athletic injury does have a silver lining and allows one to be exposed to activities that they would normally not be exposed too. Any interesting adventures?
Rachael: Let’s just say I’ve been to the sports med clinic WAAAY too many times now! You get exposed to a lot of new technology and advancements in the medical field when getting treated for injuries because being an athlete today means that you really do not have time to get injured. At the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs (where I used to train and will be interning there this summer), they have a lot of top-notch equipment to get injured athletes back to the top of their game as quickly as possible. Since I’ve been off the ice, I decided to make use of my time at school between being one of the junior class presidents for next year, volunteering quite a bit, and dancing in one of the contemporary dance groups (Jaimie Goodwin, who was on So You Think You Can Dance a few years back, did choreography for us earlier this year and that experience was so amazing and inspiring). I also shadowed some orthopedic surgeons at the Palo Alto VA for a quarter, and I may have found my calling in medicine!
Rachael: One of the things that has always been a part of my life is giving back to the community in any way that I can, which is something that my family and I value immensely. That means doing lots of benefit shows for numerous organizations that raise funds for cancer research or provide support to athletes on the rise, ...
Skate for Hope on June 15 in Columbus, OH: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/show...-Columbus-Ohio
Skate for Coach Darin Hosier on July 13 near Seattle, WA: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/show...h-Darin-Hosier
Evening on Ice on July 20 in El Segundo, CA: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/show...-Segundo-Calif