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‘GREAT TO SKATE’

SKATING CLUB SHARES SKILL, ENTHUSIASM

Posted: January 23, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Amanda Thomsen, 10, attempts a Biellmann spin during the Ozark Figure Skating Club’s ice time at the Jones Center in Springdale. The OFSC formed in 1997 and became a member of U.S. Figure Skating in 1999. The club is open to all skaters from novice to advanced.
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Amanda Thomsen, 10, attempts a Biellmann spin during the Ozark Figure Skating Club’s ice time at the Jones Center in Springdale. The OFSC formed in 1997 and became a member of U.S. Figure Skating in 1999. The club is open to all skaters from novice to advanced.

Girls of various ages spin and glide across the ice. One works with her individual coach while another practices a jump with the aid of a harness.

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Robin Aprea, right, coach and Ozark Figure Skating Club vice president, reminds Dominika Vargas, 4, to keep her arms up and e... (By: Samantha Baker)

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