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BY: Brooklee Han, OLY
When there finally was an opportunity for Katie Krafchick to compete during the 2020 season, which was nearly decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic, she made the most of it. The 12-year-old Skating Club of New York representative won the hotly contested novice ladies division at the 2021 U.S. Championship Series presented by Toyota.

Although the event was held virtually, with...

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For all those that couldn’t watch it or like a great read, here is a transcription of Kaetlyn Osmond’s interview with Jason Brown ahead of Worlds 2021.

Kaetlyn: Welcome back to Kicking It with KO in partnership with Jackson Ultima! I am so excited to be joined by the ever-optimistic Jason Brown. Let’s just start from the very beginning, how did you start skating?

Jason: I...

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Wow. What a whirlwind of a year it has been with the culmination of the World Championships in Stockholm Sweden. A huge applause to all of the skaters who competed. With varying degrees of rink closures, it was great to see everyone come together for this event.

MEDALISTS: Nathan Chen (1), Alexandra Trusova (3), Aleksandra Boikova + Dmitrii Kozlovskii (3)

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Kickin’ it with K.O. Ft Michael Marinaro & Kirsten Moore-Towers

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Carol Heiss 1960s Olympic Champion

“I LOVE Outdoor Skating!”

Olympic Champion Carol Heiss Jenkins fondly remembers competing outside in the open elements. Today a skater’s normal is being enclosed inside a climate controlled rink, but that’s a recent development in skating history. Britannica says skating can be traced to have occurred as far back as 1000 BC and during the ‘little ice age’ outdoor...

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