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WSJ article: "Who's that fool in the parka trying to ice dance with JoJo Starbuck?"

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sylvia, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!

    Ralph Gardner, Jr. of the Wall Street Journal writes about taking a lesson with JoJo Starbuck at Rockefeller Center rink in NYC: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304644104579193950214665982
  2. harekrishna43

    harekrishna43 Active Member

    I liked the part where he compared skating "pairs" with JoJo as a crutch like his hockey stick :lol:

    I never took a lesson with JoJo but I recall skating at the old Sky Rink and being on the ice at the same time when JoJo was doing her stunning spread eagle - even on a crowded session everyone on the ice would stop - parting like the Red Sea - making sure she had enough room and looking on in amazement.

    She is one of the nicest people I have ever known - always greeting you with a genuine smile - whether she is meeting you for the first time, a casual acquaintance or an old friend.