Cirque du Soleil http://roadskater.net/taxonomy/term/3900/0 en Skating Away With the Cirque du Soleil: Katie Ketchum Rolls and Balances in Buffalo, Tehachapi and Manhattan http://roadskater.net/skating-away-cirque-du-soleil-katie-ketchum-rolls-and-balances-buffalo-tehachapi-and-manhattan <p>I found the link to&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/blog/gen-work/2011/01/loving-it-from-skates-to-cirque.html" target="_blank">this article pondering about do what you love and all that</a> over on an inline instruction email list, and they were joking about running away with the circus, so I should credit them for the idea of my title, too! I never found any video of Katie Ketchum in Cirque du Soleil, but I found two nice ones of her burning up with some sweet style on one of her favorite indoor street courses...She seems to focus on intricate, precise landings, but can pop a spin (see 0:52 or so). Mostly though it's less rotational and more flowing moves with stylish finishes...</p><p><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icfC53VJ7pE" title="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icfC53VJ7pE">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icfC53VJ7pE</a></p> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Woodward West </span> <div class="street-address"> 28400 Stallion Springs Drive </div> <span class="locality">Tehachapi</span>, <span class="region">California</span> <span class="postal-code">93561</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="35.080786">35° 4' 50.8296" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.635475">118° 38' 7.71" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=35.080786+-118.635475+%2828400+Stallion+Springs+Drive+%2C+Tehachapi%2C+CA%2C+93561%2C+us%29" target="_blank">Google Maps</a>, <a href="http://maps.yahoo.com/maps_result?addr=28400+Stallion+Springs+Drive+&amp;csz=Tehachapi%2C+CA&amp;country=us" target="_blank">Yahoo! Maps</a>, <a href="http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?searchtype=address&amp;country=US&amp;address=28400+Stallion+Springs+Drive+&amp;city=Tehachapi&amp;state=CA&amp;zipcode=93561" target="_blank">MapQuest</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://roadskater.net/skating-away-cirque-du-soleil-katie-ketchum-rolls-and-balances-buffalo-tehachapi-and-manhattan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/skating-away-cirque-du-soleil-katie-ketchum-rolls-and-balances-buffalo-tehachapi-and-manhattan#comments Roadskater.net 2009 United States of America (USA) aggressive aggressive skating Buffalo NY California (CA) Cirque du Soleil flips indoor instruction jumps Katie Ketchum Madison Square Garden Manhattan NY music New York (NY) New York City NY octaves pop music skating Tehachapi CA tricks Woodward West (Tehachapi) spins North America http://roadskater.net/crss/node/1305 35.080786 -118.635475 Wed, 19 Jan 2011 09:35:30 +0000 roadskater 1305 at http://roadskater.net