Ice Show Narrative

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memoir Don’t fall, don’t fall, don’t fall. These words run through my head everytime I step on the ice. Skating has been an important aspectof my life for as long as I can remember.
When I was in kindergarten, I went to my first Ice show. The theme was Fire and Ice, I remember being amazed at all the skaters doing these huge jumps and fast spins. The costumes were so bright and colorful; with righnstones on them that sparkled like fresh cut diamonds. But my favorite part was when the announcer would call the names of the skaters when they did something extravagant. I knew right then, that I wanted to be a figure skater.
When I start a program, I stop thinking about what im doing and just repeat to my self “breathe” over and over again.
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When I get off the ice after my session, I come off sweatint to death and panting liker a dog. I fall at least twice, fall out of spins at least six times, butcher my footwork at least 3 times and finish late in a program consistently. But no matter how tired, frustrated or how badly my feet hurt, I keep working till everythuing is oerfevt and I am satisfied. The year that I turned seven was my first year of figure skating. The ice show was called Cosmic Quest. I still remember exactly what my two costumes looked like. Over the years I have done 9 ice shows. Show season brings out the best in me, I love making the programs and being able to bond with all the girls that I skate with. When I was in seventh grade I had my first feature. The number was called magic and I skated with two other girls. I had so much fun working on the number with them. But nothing amounted to when it was show night and we skated out there with the spotlights on us, and the crowd cheering whenever we did something fantastic. But then it was my time. All the work and dedication I had put in over the past seven years was finally paying off, I went and did my move and the announcer called my name. It was so wonderful to hear it, that I kept replaying it in my head. I had never imagined that it was going to be as good as it was, but hearing my name was like a dream come true. Since then, I have had a feature every

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