Quotations that match 'skating'.

Everything that I've ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance.
[ Able Accomplish Adversity Been Come Ever Everything Life Out Perseverance Skating]
The most important thing about skating is that it teaches you to do the things you should do before you do the things you want to do.
[ Before Important Most Should Skating Teaches Thing Things Want]
I started skating and I kind of liked it because I could run circles around the guys that wouldn't pick me to play baseball.
[ Around Baseball Because Circles Could Guys Kind Liked Pick Play Run Skating Started]
The past couple years training with Kurt have really brought inspiration into my skating.
[ Brought Couple Inspiration Into Kurt Past Really Skating Training Years]
That's what really makes great skating competitions. When you have two top skaters in good form giving superb performances.
[ Competitions Form Giving Good Great Makes Performances Really Skaters Skating Superb Top Two]
I was just ice skating. I had no concept of that. In those days you couldn't see the judges. I was this little person on the ice and they were just people that would stand around the boards.
[ Around Boards Concept Days Had Ice Judges Just Little Person See Skating Stand Those Were Would]
When I was skating you had to participate in every thing.
[ Every Had Participate Skating Thing]
Probably the '86 nationals. That was my first real national title and first real statement I ever made in figure skating, and my life changed after I returned.
[ After Changed Ever Figure First Life Made National Nationals Probably Real Returned Skating Statement Title]
Without strength and courage it's really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you're alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself.
[ Alone Because Courage Figure Hard Highest Ice International Levels Minutes Nights Only Over Perform Prove Really Seven Skating Strength Two Without Yourself]
Figure skating is a mixture of art and sport.
[ Art Figure Mixture Skating Sport]
I think skating helped me find myself.
[ Find Helped Myself Skating Think]
I watch a lot of professional skating, and I am really looking forward to going to nationals.
[ Am Forward Going Looking Lot Nationals Professional Really Skating Watch]
Pairs skating and singles are two different things. Although some skaters have achieved this successfully, it is a very difficult transition. You're looking at double work.
[ Achieved Although Different Difficult Double Looking Pairs Singles Skaters Skating Some Successfully Things Transition Two Very Work]
But after a few minutes of convincing myself that I really wanted to go - telling myself that I love skating and that my coach is there waiting for me - I would get up and go. And my mother would always get up and eat breakfast with me!
[ After Always Breakfast Coach Convincing Eat Few Get Go Love Minutes Mother Myself Really Skating Telling Up Waiting Wanted Would]
All I know is that skating is getting better, the guys are getting better throughout the whole age range.
[ Age Better Getting Guys Know Range Skating Throughout Whole]
But I never really thought that I would be extraordinarily successful at skating, it's just something that happened, you know.
[ Extraordinarily Happened Just Know Never Really Skating Something Successful Thought Would]
Just a whole different style, just a whole different way of going about an audience and a way about skating. And they are so brilliant in their own way, which is great, and that's what Brian was saying; is the styles are different, and it's the whole mentality.
[ Audience Brian Brilliant Different Going Great Just Mentality Own Saying Skating Style Styles Their Way Which Whole]
Acting is like roller skating. Once you know how to do it, it is neither stimulating nor exciting.
[ Acting Exciting How Know Neither Nor Once Roller Skating Stimulating]
I had a hard time with that hockey. I hadn't grown up skating, so that was my biggest challenge. We worked on it and worked on it. But then when we first shot it, it was so hard for me.
[ Biggest Challenge First Grown Had Hadn Hard Hockey Shot Skating Then Time Up Worked]
I started out Ice skating with Holiday On Ice and just got offered the part of R2 by chance.
[ Chance Got Holiday Ice Just Offered Out Part Skating Started]
I love snowboarding, but I would never want to do it competitively or at a professional level. Snowboarding is a spawn of skating, and skating is my passion.
[ Competitively Level Love Never Passion Professional Skating Snowboarding Spawn Want Would]
It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.
[ Get Hot Ice Into Language Skating Strange Thin Water Which World]
Hurricane Katrina exposed the harsh reality that we have been skating on thin ice when it comes to this country's energy concentrations on the Gulf Coast.
[ Been Coast Comes Concentrations Country Energy Exposed Gulf Harsh Hurricane Ice Katrina Reality Skating Thin]
Skating is now retro and hip.
[ Hip Now Retro Skating]
Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television. It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet. A little sexy too which doesn't hurt.
[ Ballet Combination Event Figure Good Gymnastics Hurt Little Olympic Sexy Skating Sort Television Too Unlikely Which]
I was a tomboy who liked to play rough just like my two older brothers. That's probably why I liked the athletic part of skating - especially the jumping!
[ Athletic Brothers Especially Jumping Just Liked Older Part Play Probably Rough Skating Tomboy Two Why]
Skating everywhere is unpredictable, no amount of money or facilities is going to create a skating star. You have to have a skater who is dedicated, passionate, and willing to learn.
[ Amount Create Dedicated Everywhere Facilities Going Learn Money Passionate Skater Skating Star Unpredictable Willing]
I started skating when I was six years old.
[ Old Six Skating Started Years]
There were a couple of years where I was skating and acting at the same time.
[ Acting Couple Same Skating Time Were Where Years]
I would recommend anybody who gets a chance to see short track skating, make it a point to go out there when Apolo is skating because you won't see anybody better.
[ Anybody Because Better Chance Gets Go Make Out Point Recommend See Short Skating Track Won Would]
Skating takes up 70 percent of my time, school about 25 percent. Having fun and talking to my friends, 5 percent. It's hard. I envy other kids a lot of things, but I get a guilt trip when I'm not training.
[ Envy Friends Fun Get Guilt Hard Having Kids Lot Other Percent School Skating Takes Talking Things Time Training Trip Up]
I begged my mom to let me start skating.
[ Begged Mom Skating Start]
Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art o social life.
[ Art Frozen Great Large Life Piece Skating Social Society Water Well]
In group lesson number six I think we learned how to turn backwards and then just kind of wiggle. That wasn't really skating backward, but I guess I was going in the right direction.
[ Backward Backwards Direction Going Group Guess How Just Kind Learned Lesson Number Really Right Six Skating Then Think Turn Wiggle]
I want to be the first lady to land a quadruple jump in competition. As I grow older, I know that my skating style will develop and mature.
[ Competition Develop First Grow Jump Know Lady Land Mature Older Skating Style Want Will]
Ice skating is very difficult. It takes a lot of discipline and a lot of hard work. It's fun, but you are there on the ice every morning freezing and trying to do these moves and these tricks.
[ Difficult Discipline Every Freezing Fun Hard Ice Lot Morning Moves Skating Takes These Tricks Trying Very Work]
With Stacy, it was interesting because you know he was within all this chaos, all these different lives that were so broken and so much anger and so much frustration and their skating came out of that, their different styles came out of that.
[ Anger Because Broken Came Chaos Different Frustration Interesting Know Lives Much Out Skating Stacy Styles Their These Were Within]
I love skating so much and I feel like every time I step out onto the ice, that's what I'm meant to do.
[ Every Feel Ice Love Meant Much Onto Out Skating Step Time]
I'm supposed to relax and concentrate on the image of myself out there skating my race.
[ Concentrate Image Myself Out Race Relax Skating Supposed]
I won't quit skating until I am physically unable.
[ Am Physically Quit Skating Unable Until Won]
Production was what I always wanted to do, even when I was skating. I'm a bit of a sponge. When I was going around competing I was always asking, 'What does that light do?' If you want to be successful, you have to understand what people are doing around you.
[ Always Around Asking Bit Competing Does Doing Even Going Light Production Skating Sponge Successful Understand Want Wanted]
My dad worked several jobs to pay for my expense in skating.
[ Dad Expense Jobs Pay Several Skating Worked]
When the going got tough, I really had to draw on many of the same competitive instincts I did when I was skating. I really had to put my head down and stay positive. I had to fight.
[ Competitive Did Down Draw Fight Going Got Had Head Instincts Many Positive Put Really Same Skating Stay Tough]
And still I'm not completely happy with my skating. I always feel I can do more and climb higher.
[ Always Climb Completely Feel Happy Higher More Skating Still]
And so figure skating was a great vehicle for me to kind of be competitive at something, without having to be big.
[ Big Competitive Figure Great Having Kind Skating Something Vehicle Without]
Stacy had this more fluid style. You meet him, he's just such a nice guy. Tony's an awesome guy too, but back then, he was a real aggressive kid and they were in such a different place. Stacy was so sensitive and at the same time so competitive when it came to his skating.
[ Aggressive Awesome Back Came Competitive Different Fluid Guy Had Him His Just Kid Meet More Nice Place Real Same Sensitive Skating Stacy Style Such Then Time Tony Too Were]
I think for me it was a natural transition to move full time into acting rather than figure skating.
[ Acting Figure Full Into Move Natural Rather Skating Than Think Time Transition]
I want kids to enjoy skating and I think it's a great workout.
[ Enjoy Great Kids Skating Think Want Workout]
I won't be skating for the rest of my life, that's for sure.
[ Life Rest Skating Sure Won]
I didn't get into skating to be famous.
[ Famous Get Into Skating]
All those years of skating and dancing have carried over. I can't design anything without thinking of how a woman's body will look and move when she's wearing it.
[ Anything Body Carried Dancing Design How Look Move Over She Skating Thinking Those Wearing Will Without Woman Years]
Skating has always been a major area of interest to me.
[ Always Area Been Interest Major Skating]
I've been designing since I was 8. I started sketching dresses I could wear when skating. I was always involved in all aspects of skating, not just the technique, the choreography, the music, but the visual aspects, too - what I should wear.
[ Always Aspects Been Choreography Could Designing Dresses Involved Just Music Should Since Skating Sketching Started Technique Too Visual Wear]
Half of figure skating is opinion, convincing judges.
[ Convincing Figure Half Judges Opinion Skating]
Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics.
[ Christian During Easter Holidays Ice Jewish Move Olympics Only Pairs Saw Skating Sync Winter]
So the programs all start to all look the same. I watched one free skating competition, and I thought I was watching a short program. Everyone was doing exactly the same elements.
[ Competition Doing Elements Everyone Exactly Free Look Program Programs Same Short Skating Start Thought Watched Watching]
My mother stopped working when she had my brother. She was a full time mom until I started getting heavily into ice skating lessons, and it got to the point where they really needed my mom to earn an income.
[ Brother Earn Full Getting Got Had Heavily Ice Income Into Lessons Mom Mother Needed Point Really She Skating Started Stopped Time Until Where Working]
Tony, Stacy and Jay really looked at life completely different and that played into everything that they did, whether it was skating or with their friendships. And for the three of us, we had such a close relationship off screen, that it was so easy to have that on screen.
[ Close Completely Did Different Easy Everything Friendships Had Into Jay Life Looked Off Played Really Relationship Screen Skating Stacy Such Their Three Tony Us Whether]
Ice dance should not be seen as a rigid conformist form of figure skating. There is a great deal of freedom and originality to be had.
[ Conformist Dance Deal Figure Form Freedom Great Had Ice Originality Rigid Seen Should Skating]
The best indication is that I still love to ski on most anything, from skating gear to heavy metal.
[ Anything Best Gear Heavy Indication Love Metal Most Skating Ski Still]
I just motor through school in the morning and then go skating.
[ Go Just Morning Motor School Skating Then Through]
Doing shows is always a side of skating that I've loved, it's the performing. I get to do that without the pressure, it's always fun between the skaters and the preparation, the show is always so much fun.
[ Always Between Doing Fun Get Loved Much Performing Preparation Pressure Show Shows Side Skaters Skating Without]
That's what amateur skating is about, technical expertise, and it should always stay that way.
[ Always Amateur Expertise Should Skating Stay Technical Way]
My skating is a very emotional thing that comes from the heart, never doing it for the medal.
[ Comes Doing Emotional Heart Medal Never Skating Thing Very]
Kat and I were in our 20s when we won in '88. Our personalities were already established. We were ready to move on to a life of professional skating.
[ Already Established Life Move Our Personalities Professional Ready Skating Were Won]
I was passionate. I found something that I loved. I could be all alone in a big old skating rink and nobody could get near me and I didn't have to talk to anybody because of my shyness. It was great. I was in my fantasy world.
[ Alone Anybody Because Big Could Fantasy Found Get Great Loved Near Nobody Old Passionate Rink Shyness Skating Something Talk World]
Acting is easier than skating in a way and harder in other aspects. In skating, you get one chance, and with acting you get to do it over and over.
[ Acting Aspects Chance Easier Get Harder Other Over Skating Than Way]
I think what every skater dreams of is not only skating the best program they can possibly skate, but, y'know, having the crowd roar at the end, and it was just so loud I couldn't even hear my music.
[ Best Crowd Dreams End Even Every Having Hear Just Know Loud Music Only Possibly Program Roar Skate Skater Skating Think]
I just try to touch people's hearts in a way through skating, so they're not just witnessing a performance, they're feeling a performance and they're a part of it.
[ Feeling Hearts Just Part Performance Skating Through Touch Try Way Witnessing]
Roller-skating and ice-skating are two different things - I found that out the hard way.
[ Different Found Hard Out Things Two Way]
Male figure skating is different than female figure skating; we're not America's sweetheart.
[ America Different Female Figure Male Skating Sweetheart Than]
I get to see the different sides of skating now which involves not only competing, but entertainment.
[ Competing Different Entertainment Get Involves Now Only See Sides Skating Which]
Skating was the vessel into which I could pour my heart and soul.
[ Could Heart Into Pour Skating Soul Vessel Which]
I'm trying to let winning the world championships settle in right now before I begin training again shortly. During the skating season, we skate on average 20 kilometres a day. On top of that, we're riding a lot and lifting a lot of weights.
[ Again Average Before Begin Championships Day During Lifting Lot Now Riding Right Season Settle Shortly Skate Skating Top Training Trying Weights Winning World]
Always looked up to Brian and his skating, I loved his skating and what he had done for the sport. And the triple axel, that was the thing, and I wanted a triple axel.
[ Always Brian Done Had His Looked Loved Skating Sport Thing Triple Up Wanted]
Even now I can't describe why I love skating so much.
[ Describe Even Love Much Now Skating Why]
There were no competitions on television. The first skating competition I ever remember seeing on television was the 1968 Olympics when Peggy Fleming won.
[ Competition Competitions Ever First Fleming Olympics Peggy Remember Seeing Skating Television Were Won]
Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.
[ Around Circles Forward Himself How Indicates Itself Mind Moves Saying Skating Style Takes Which Writer]
What was really funny is that as I got older all those guys who called me a sissy in junior high school wanted me to be their best friend because they wanted to meet all the girls that I knew in figure skating.
[ Because Best Called Figure Friend Funny Girls Got Guys High Junior Knew Meet Older Really School Sissy Skating Their Those Wanted]
One thing I like about boxing is that I will not have to deal with the same kind of politics that I had to in skating. In boxing, it is not about your appearance, or how your costume looks, what color it is, or how much it costs.
[ Appearance Boxing Color Costs Costume Deal Had How Kind Looks Much Politics Same Skating Thing Will Your]
And the fact that I liked to show off and be the center of attention really lends itself to figure skating very well.
[ Attention Center Fact Figure Itself Lends Liked Off Really Show Skating Very Well]
And I love what I do and I love skating.
[ Love Skating]
That's a hard question, because I started skating when I was three, so I don't really remember life before it, and I don't know what it is like not to work hard at something.
[ Because Before Hard Know Life Question Really Remember Skating Something Started Three Work]
Giving life to music through skating was something I wanted to be known for.
[ Giving Known Life Music Skating Something Through Wanted]
I was more interested in skating and the girls and traveling than I was in calculus.
[ Calculus Girls Interested More Skating Than Traveling]