Oksana Baiul Quotes.
I started taking ballet lessons when I was three and a half and I still take dance classes.
Now, I don’t make decisions as fast as I used to.
No, I’m not coaching. It’s a huge responsibility to coach somebody.
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.
My weaknesses are my jumps. The reason is that although I land them in practice, when I actually compete or perform, I should let my body go and stabilize my mind better. Also, I need to work on not letting negative thoughts and emotions get to me on the ice.
Olympic Gold changed me and my life dramatically. I became a celebrity overnight and people see me as a famous skater, not a real person.
Professional competitions are overrated.
I will try to make a doll of Oksana with a little dog.
…Competitive Skaters must be prepared for a lot of work, challenges, self-discipline, and motivation. The desire must be there, but more importantly, your love for the sport.
I skate now for fun and to keep myself in shape.
I want kids to enjoy skating and I think it’s a great workout.
One of my favorite vacation places is Miami, because of the people, the water and the beach – of course – and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful.
I’d like to consider myself a versatile skater and I like to skate to different kinds of music.
I use Graf Edmonton for boots and John Wilson blades.
Pairs skating and singles are two different things. Although some skaters have achieved this successfully, it is a very difficult transition. YouвЂ™re looking at double work.