Hi, my name is Jimmy Morgan. I promise not to be this boring, but we need to get some general housekeeping things out of the way. I am a senior level pairs figure skater representing The Skating Club of Boston. I am also a full-time student at Boston University, majoring in public relations. I’m obsessed with Twitter, and all kinds of social media, for that matter. And, I love meeting and interacting with new people with the same interests.
That wasn’t too painful, right? Now on to the good stuff!
You are currently reading a little project I have started that aims to give people an inside view into the sport of figure skating, with the 2014 US Championships as our spotlight.
I’ve learned a few things in my eleven years of skating – fourteen if you count my abysmal hockey career. Some of those things include how to properly safety pin your costume together for optimal safety, but also that figure skating can sometimes be seen as a very closed off sport.
Who are these athletes we are watching tear up the ice and do amazing programs? What are they like off the ice? What do they do for fun? Are they just like me?
What is it like to compete at a US Championships?
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