2023 U.S. Solo Dance Finals by Julia Wensley

My title is Julia Wensley and I will probably be competing at my second nationwide solo dance finals in preliminary sample dance! I’m from Saint Louis, Missouri, and I’m a part of creve coeur determine skating membership, and my ice dance coaches are Ashley Klotz and Daniel Klaber. I’ve been skating for ten years, however I’ve completed ice dance for 2 years. I’m so excited to be competing right here!

Friday, September 16, 2023

Friday morning was the day earlier than my occasion. Within the morning me and my household had breakfast at our lodge. Then we went to a playground that was actually enjoyable, and my mother bought her skates sharpened. After that we picked up lunch at a Mexican restaurant, after which we went to the rink.

On the rink, I watched my good friend Ella compete in preliminary shadow dance. After watching Ella, I had follow ice, the place I labored on my dances with coach Ashley. After follow, I bought to observe the senior rhythm dance, the place I noticed a bunch of wonderful skaters! Within the afternoon we went to historic Wagner farm. We bought to pet the cows there, and all of the animals have been so cute!

Then, we went again to the lodge, and I did some homework. My good friend Rebekah and our coach came visiting to our lodge and we had dinner collectively. We additionally performed a card sport known as taco cat goat cheese pizza. After that I     went to my room and bought able to compete the following day.

~ Julia


 Saturday, September 16, 2023

Right now was the day of my occasion, I used to be very excited to compete. I ate breakfast at my Hoyt after which went to the rink for follow ice. Throughout follow, I felt very assured in my dances and felt able to compete! After follow me, Rebekah and our mothers  went to my coaches lodge, the place she did our hair and make-up for the occasion.

 Then we went again to the rink and warmed up for our occasion, earlier than we skated, me, Rebekah and my coach had a tiny dance get together to Taylor swift songs. Then it was time to compete, I did fairly nicely in my canasta tango and scored a 23. After the canasta we bought lunch at subway.

  After lunch, we bought able to compete our. Rhythm blues, which is my favourite dance. Earlier than competing we had one other mini dance get together to Taylor swift songs. I did okay in my blues, however I ended getting off time, and I scored a 19. I ended up inserting fifteenth. 

After the occasion my household went to a spot known as funtopia that had quite a lot of climbing partitions, which was actually enjoyable. Then, we went to get ice cream and went to a park.

General this was a really enjoyable competitors, and I bought to see quite a lot of pals!

~ Julia