Day one of the US Long Track Age Group Nationals! ICE RATING (1-10, with 10 being the best): 7.5 – 8.5 The ice was smoother and faster in the morning but due to snow and damp became slower as the day went on. Still good ice and a great competition day! Day 2 tomorrow!
Chilly in the morning, still chilly in the afternoon–but at least we had sun in the morning (and the moon at night)! The ice improved after the morning session, although still quite nice skating this a.m. ICE RATING (from 1-10, with 10 being the best): 10 am – 12 pm: 8.5 Smooth and fairly fast, […]
COLD today, but beautiful sunset. Lots of skaters here for the US National Age Group Championships! ICE RATING (from 1-10, with 10 being the best): 8 Smoother and faster ice than usual today; some small cracks across ice surface but they did not interfere with the quality of the ice. Should be a great weekend […]
IF READING FROM MAIN PAGE, PLEASE CLICK “READ MORE” TO SEE SCHEDULE WITH CORRECT FORMATTING. Here is this week’s schedule. Please note that the Friday 4 pm – 6 pm has been designated for US National Age Class Championships competitors ONLY according to the competition information page HERE. Hours: Thursday, February 9th 4:00pm-6:00pm – Speed […]
More snow!! ICE RATING (from 1-10 with 10 being the best): 7.5 Much smoother ice tonight, despite the slight snow covering. There was a rough spot still entering the “Legends of the Oval” corner that tripped several skaters, but the rest of the track was surprisingly smooth and faster than yesterday afternoon.
What a weekend! Lots of Empire State Winter Games activity on the Oval and the Olympic Center, including the inaugural Marathon events–you can read more about the Empire State Winter Games HERE. On to the Ice Report…. ICE RATING (from 1-10, with 10 being the best): February 4 (both morning and afternoon): 8 The ice […]
First day of Empire State Winter Games! A chilly evening for racing but everyone seemed to have fun. ICE RATING (from 1-10, with 10 being the best): 8 There was some rough ice on the far inside and outside edges but didn’t really effect the racing; slight snow covering, ice was faster than yesterday though.
A snowy, chilly day out of the Oval….and the start of the Empire State Winter Games with the Opening Ceremonies at the Olympic Center! ICE RATING (from 1-10, with 10 being the best): 8 There was a rough patch here and there and the surface wasn’t perfect, but not too bad! Faster ice than Monday. […]
Hope to see you soon! -Christie
No snow today, but the kind of cold that requires an extra long warm up! 😉 ICE RATING (from 1-10, with 10 being the best): 7 The ice wasn’t super fast, but no noticeable problems. Traces of snow on surface from wind but not too significant. Don’t forget, the Empire State Winter Games start this […]