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  • Wayne Gretzky's Hockey Career

    miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” has become a very well used quote in the hockey world, all because of one person who came up with it. This former Canadian professional hockey player was born up north in Brantford, Ontario. He was welcomed to the world by Walter and Phyllis Gretzky.(“Gretzky’s ” 1) Little did they know he would be a legend one day.This man is Wayne Gretzky. The roots of Wayne Gretzky’s hockey career may seem unusual but they helped him grow up to be the athlete he is…

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  • Why Hockey Players Are Better Than Figure Skaters

    My biggest pet peeve is Hockey players that think they are better than figure skaters. The often seem to always look down on us like we’re not as important as they are. The first time I remember seeing it happening was just during practice hockey players would always come early and get in the way during skating rink time. Recently when hockey practice was before us, they stayed late and took some of our time on the ice. The rink has open skating and open hockey. There are never skaters their…

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  • Figure Skating Vs Ice Skating

    skating after a long absense or lacing up skates on your children for the first time, there are ways you can avoid injury on the ice. When it's your first time skating, you should choose figure skates over hockey skates. The blades on figure skates are longer and provide more stability. Hockey skates have a shorter blade that's meant for stopping and turning quickly, which is something a beginner doesn't need to do. Make sure the skates are laced tightly to avoid injury. You'll notice that…

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  • Navy Seal Rules: A Personal Essay About Playing Ice Hockey

    about - playing ice hockey. A tough dilemma to tackle, whether I was going to give up hockey or find a different way to play hockey. The Seal rule was a motivation for me to aim for 100% instead of performing at 40% in hockey and in life. It is a reminder that each time I encountered an obstacle or challenge, I had to tell my brain anything is possible with dedication and effort. My dad introduced me to ice skating when I was 4 years old. I liked watching him play hockey and inspired…

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  • The National Gallery Of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink

    taught choreography, ice dancing, figure skating, and hockey for more than 25 years. There are 5 different classes available. Snowplow Sam is for children, ages 3-6, to learn balancing, marching, and gliding. Basic Skills 1-8 is for learning fundamental moves. The Free Skate class to help strengthen skills for recreational or competitive skating. The adult class is similar to the Basic Skills class. The hockey class is for beginner level hockey players. Each of these classes has a 5 person…

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  • Captain On The Hockey Team: A Leadership Analysis

    From my experiences as Captain on the hockey team, and through the various work I have done over the years. I have learned much about what it takes to be a true leader. There are many attributes that I have worked on acquiring over the years. My developing and learning of these characteristics have brought my leadership ability to where it is today. I use these attributes to not only develop my teammates as players and students, but also as citizens so that they may hopefully continue to be…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Skateboarding

    Joshua Schneider Nina Evarkiou Writing 110, Section 3 30 January 2018 Riding the Rails Skateboarding, a diverse extreme sport, is a fun and exhilarating activity if done properly. Among all the various sports and activities that Western culture houses I find skateboarding the most enjoyable due to its freedom of expression and self; however, it also lends itself to be one of the most dangerous sports in the world with 150,000 injuries a year. In this process essay, I will teach you the…

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  • Jack Goodall's Role In The Great Depression

    start of the roaring twenties. Many of the foundation players had gone to war, some never to return, others were busily raising families of their own. Goodall guided the rebuilding of the decimated Victorian game; the first interstate women 's ice hockey competition in 1922; and the first national association in 1923. During the twenties, he had married a second time, retired as a player (returning briefly only for Kendall 's farewell series), busied himself with setting the sport on a national…

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  • Personal Narrative-Something To Play Hockey

    Hockey. I live hockey. I will always give anything to be on the ice. I do everything to live on the ice. I’m the type of kid who would abandon vacations and parties to go play hockey. On July 7th, 8th, and 9th, that’s exactly what I did. July 7th, 8th, and 9th consisted of my sister’s Summer Sizzler hockey tournament in Brick, New Jersey. Since the rink lay only twenty minutes away from a beach and boardwalk, my family decided we could go after their morning games with some teammates. Turned…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Life In Black And White

    freedom and escape that flying may bring. Now, I never learned how to fly, that’s impossible, but there are some things out there that get pretty damn close to that feeling. Where I’m from, almost everyone skated: speed skating, figure skating, ice hockey, they did it all. I grew up watching Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue, and old tapes of Sonja Henie; all of them highly regarded figure skaters. “You always want to run before you learn how to walk” is what my Po-Po had said, and she wasn’t wrong.…

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