Jen passed her 6th Figure Test today.
The test takes about one hour, and the skater does 10 figures (circular patterns on the ice with turns placed at designated places). After each figure, the skater returns to a practice area to prepare for the next figure. Meanwhile the three judges, who are on the ice with the skater, examine the quality of the edges, the repetition of the circle or serpentines, pace the circles to determine the symmetry and size, examine the turns and lots of small details. Continue reading “Congratulations Jennifer Tieche!”