i ahve been skating since i was 1, my mum is my coach, and her mum was hers and it goes back further and further. every women in my family on my mums side is a skater. unfortunatle i felt like i let the whole family down when i broke my collar bone 2 years ago doing a double axel. i have not retured to competive kating, but i do coacha dn i now have my level 1 coaching. so i am in full swing of carring on the family tridition.