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Ice Skating at Sheldon Lake

A friend of mine, Jonathan, had mentioned that he had found “a form of cross training which brutalizes the body even more than running—ice skating!” This intrigued me enough that I picked up a slightly used pair of Bauer Air 30 ice skates—courtesy of Craigslist—and went over to City Park and Sheldon Lake in Fort Collins, which has a free, outdoor rink.

Good thing I went when I did. Since the weather has been so sunny and warm during the last half of February, the rink closed only days after I went.

Here is a photo. It was fun. And now that I have skates, I will be ready for skate season come December and hopefully be able to go more than just one time, unlike this winter!

Felix Wong ice skating on Sheldon Lake in Fort Collins
Ice Rink Open sign hung between two trees in front of frozen Sheldon Lake in Fort Collins
The outdoor ice rink.