Eastern Sectionals

We went to Eastern Sectionals in Boston.  Ana and Ben did Intermediate Pairs (and placed 3rd), and Ben also competed Intermediate Mens singles.  It was a tough week – Ana had gotten the flu the week prior and was still coughing and miserable during the competition.  Ben did not catch it (fortunately!  lots of orange juice!) but he was a bit tired from skating both programs, since USFS scheduled Intermediate Mens and Intermediate Pairs the same day.

They pushed through and got it done, tho, and were very happy with their skates all things considered.

Plus, my dad came up from New York to see them, which was very nice.

 

NonQual Regionals in Atlanta

Ana competed at non-qualifying regionals in Alpharetta, GA, very close to where we used to live.  She had very good skates, all her jumps were clean and she looked very good.  She got 2nd in her preliminary compulsory (out of 9), and 11th in her free skate.

We also spent some time visiting some of our old Atlanta haunts, including the house where we used to live:

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And the playground near our old house – we were last there when Jenya was 3 and the twins were one.

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