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By Georgie Kulczyk
The Courier 

Learn to Skate, Learn to Skate Better

HiLine Skating Program Maintains Its Edge

 

Georgie Kulczyk / The Courier

As shown by the patches on her sleeve, Kim Girard has been teaching people to skate for many years. The HiLine Skating program will be holding its annual showcase on March 6.

Kim Girard has been skating almost as long as she's been walking. She was born to a pair of professional skaters who taught skating and ice dancing, and began skating herself when she was two-and-a-half years old.

Girard grew up in a skating family, spending many hours and days on the ice at rinks in Canada – one of which her parents managed when she was about five or six years old. As a matter of fact, Girard's mother was on the ice when she went into labor with her. "I guess teaching is in the blood," she says, with a shrug.

Fortunately, Girard has been able to continue the family trad...



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