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Feb Skater of the Month

Name: Andrej Oresansky


Age: 31

Marital Status: Single

Have been skating for how long: Since 2001.

Equipment Brand and Type: Tour Thor LX5 Hockey Skate.

Life Philosophy: Live my life as simple as possible.

Favorite Time of Day to Skate: Morning or evening ....in nice cool weather.

Favorite Skating Events: Adult skate Tuesday Nights at the moment; in the past...

Awards / Competitive Wins: None.

Most memorable incident / Biggest skating adventure: Vienna skating event; I skated down to underpass, somebody fell in front of me, because lot of people my only option was to fly over "like superman" ;thankfully I had safety pads so not big scars.

What do I get from skating: Exercise ....clear my mind.

Would like to do this year in skating: Improve backward skating to be able to control direction, speed and braking; of course without any injury to me or anybody else; Improve "dance".

Coolest Accomplishment: Still alive, no big injury.

Other sports / hobbies you enjoy: Bicycle, table tennis, gardening .

Favorite skating gadget / tool: ..."Brake" (missing it on my hockey skates).

Mentors:Family(life), internet(skating).

What do you enjoy about being a member of HCIC:Lot of nice event with friendly people, unfortunately didn't have time to join them all.

Helpful Advice to Beginners: Relax and have a fun but PLEASE look around, you are not skating alone ... !!!safety first, wear safety pads, your health is all you have!!!.

Favorite Quotes:

  • "Try to Treat Others As You Would Want Them to Treat You"
  • "We buy things we don't need with money we don't have to impress people we don't like."

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