Many people don’t know how to skate, but Taryn Jurgensen couldn’t imagine her life without figure skating. As she stepped onto the ice, she couldn’t wait for the song to start. She had, it turned out, made something magical.
On frozen rivers and lakes, people used skates or other similar devices. But Jackson Haynes, who is called the “father of modern figure skating,” didn’t start this sport until the 1860s. He saw that skating could be more beautiful and have more meaning.
The history of figure skating is always changing, and in many places around the world, real professionals have come up in this field. We can say that Taryn is at ease now that she is on the ice.
Everything she did—every step, jump, and lean—had been practiced maybe a few thousand times. The way Tarina is elegant, sharp, smooth, and expressive is something magical! Watch this video, and don’t forget to tell your friends about this article.