Skater of the Month: April 2016 Kaleia Tashima

Kaleia with Coach Flo

Kaleia with Coach Flo

 

 

 

 

 

Kaleia Tashima (Age 11)

Current Level : Preliminary moves in the field

Coaches : Flo Steed, Tiffany Chin

Favorite Skaters :  Evgenia Medvedeva, Elena Radionova, Yuna Kim, Ashley Wagner, Javier Fernandez, Gracie Gold

Kaleia with Alex Shibutani

Kaleia with Alex Shibutani

How I started skating : My Dad, Mom and Grandma took me to Ice Palace for Mother’s Day when I was five years old.  I remember using the walkers for about an hour, and then I just started skating on the “big side” with the help of my Dad.  I later started Skate School when I was seven.

Favorite Moves : Axel Jump, Layback spin

Memorable Skating Moment :  Skating in the Kristi Yamaguchi Golden Moment show and meeting all the champion and Olympic skaters

Hobbies :  Drawing, Crafting and Jump Rope

Goals : To one day, ice skate at Nationals

Kaleia with Gracie Gold

Kaleia with Gracie Gold

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