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Article - Canadian Nationals Junior Men Free Skate

posted Jan 28, 2016, 4:34 PM by YRSA WC   [ updated Jan 28, 2016, 4:36 PM ]

Conrad Orzel "LOVES to jump. LIVES to jump " The article goes on to say: “Orzel was the only skater to attempt a triple Axel. But that deadly Axel took him on a crazy journey. He fell so hard on his first one that the crowd gasped. You could hear the sound of body hit ice, which slapped his entire left side, from head to toe.  But Orzel quickly scrambled to his feet, and sped off to try his triple Lutz. He fell again. Not what you want when you already have ice rash from the previous tumble. Could this be a train wreck to come?  But no. Orzel wasn’t finished yet. Off he flew to the other end of the ice and hit the most wondrous triple Axel – triple toe loop combo, a big one, with tight rotation, one that took your breath away. (Mind, he did under rotate the toe loop.)  It was like fireworks had gone off in his feet. He was like Roger Ramjet with rocket-fueled heels. He was like Popeye when he gnarled his way into a can of spinach.”  Read more…