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Recent River Blades Skating School accomplishments

River Blades skater Lindsey Nadeau passed her US Figure Skating Field Moves and Freeskate tests in front of a panel of US Figure Skating-appointed judges. Photo courtesy of Amanda Truax1 / 2
Pictured at the Kare 11 kick-off are Presley Braatz, Harmon Brown, Skylar Cody, Lauren Destross , Alexis Edmundson, Clara Girgen, Hannah Isadore, Anna Jensen, Georgia Lanik, Abby Loudermilk, Emma Loudermilk, Alexis Martin, Chloee Moe, Cassie Palmersten, Katherine Rogers, Director and Choreographer Amanda Truax and assistant Maggie Panetta. Photo courtesy of Peter Slapnicher- HastingsNow.com2 / 2

Kare 11 kicked-off television coverage for the 2018 Winter Olympics on Friday, Feb. 9, in Minneapolis. River Blades Skating School was invited to perform their award-winning ice skating performance, Beauty and the Beast, during the ten o'clock newscast. River Blade's figure skating routine was broadcast on live television, in sub-freezing temperatures, from Kare 11's backyard.

River Blades Skating School's mission is to build self-esteem and confidence for life through skating. Participants during Kare 11's olympic coverage had a positive experience that helped build both self-esteem and confidence. Being part of this newscast was an immeasurable experience with memories that will last a lifetime.

Congratulations Lindsey Nadeau

Congratulations Lindsey Nadeau of River Blades Skating School on passing your US Figure Skating Field Moves and Freeskate tests today in front of a panel of US Figure Skating-appointed judges. Lindsey passed .5 over on her field moves test today, the smile says it all-so proud of you. Building skaters self esteem and confidence for life through figure skating.

Alec Hamilton

Alec Hamilton is a RiverTown Multimedia sports reporter covering Hastings, Farmington and Rosemount athletics. He graduated from Drake University with a journalism degree in 2014. 

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