September 2013
An interview with Tania Bass, dress and costume designer to world class skaters including Miki Ando, Sarah Hughes, Emily Hughes, Pang and Tong, Ina and Zimmerman, Michael Weiss, Jeremy Abbott. Her website is She talks about how she got started in the business, what goes into a great dress, and how many Carmen dresses she's had to make over the years. 56 minutes, 46 seconds.

Direct download: SkateCast_No68_TaniaBass.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:50pm EDT

September 2013
An interview with Rohene Ward. What couldn't he do well? Jumping in both directions! Amazing and unusual spins! Flexibility beyond belief! Choreographing his own programs! Signature moves! And all that talent from a kid with a disadvantaged background who had to take several bus transfers by himself to make it happen. And while he never reached the podium at the US Figure Skating Championships, Rohene Ward became one of the most well-known and beloved crowd favorites American audiences had ever seen. Rohene Ward talks about his first pair of skates, how he learned to jump both ways, the sacrifices by his coach to support him, and overcoming incredible racism. 32 minutes, 26 seconds.

Direct download: SkateCast_no67_RoheneWard.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:09pm EDT





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