I took figure skating lessons on roller skates when I was five years old, and for us, skating was a family affair. My sister, brother, mother and I skate. I knew when I moved to New York City that I would cave eventually and begin ice skating, since there is only one roller skating rink in New York City at the southern tip of Staten Island. It would take me three hours to get there... much too long.
So last summer I took the plunge and went ice skating when it was 103 degrees outside. It was definitely a refreshing experience, and after about ten hours on the ice this ... Read More ›