Thursday, December 13, 2012

The Twelve Days of Skating ~ A Holiday Ode

(To the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”)




On the first day of skating, this is what you’ll see
A judge scoring GOE

On the second day of skating, this is what you’ll see

Two-footed spins

And a judge scoring GOE
On the third day of skating, this is what you’ll see
Three triple jumps
Two –footed spins
And a judge scoring GOE


On the fourth day of skating, this is what you’ll see
Four falling leafs

Three triple jumps
Two-footed spins
And a judge scoring GOE



On the fifth day of skating, this is what you’ll see
FIVE OLY RINGS….
Four falling leafs
Three triple jumps
Two-footed spins
And a judge scoring GOE


On the sixth day of skating, this is what you’ll see
Six fans a praying

FIVE OLY RINGS….
Four falling leafs
Three triple jumps
Two-footed spins
And a judge scoring GOE


On the seventh day of skating, this is what you’ll see
Seven scores a counting

Six fans a praying
FIVE OLY RINGS….
Four falling leafs
Three triple jumps
Two-footed spins
And a judge scoring GOE


On the eighth day of skating, this is what you’ll see
Eight sweepers sweeping

Seven scores a counting
Six fans a praying
FIVE OLY RINGS….
Four falling leafs
Three triple jumps
Two-footed spins
And a judge scoring GOE


On the ninth day of skating, this is what you’ll see
Nine teams a dancing

Eight sweepers sweeping
Seven scores a counting
Six fans a praying
FIVE OLY RINGS….
Four falling leafs
Three triple jumps
Two-footed spins
And a judge scoring GOE


On the tenth day of skating, this is what you’ll see
Ten “lords” a leaping

Nine teams a dancing
Eight sweepers sweeping
Seven scores a counting
Six fans a praying
FIVE OLY RINGS….
Four falling leafs
Three triple jumps
Two-footed spins
And a judge scoring GOE


On the eleventh day of skating, this is what you’ll see
Eleven coaches stressing

Ten “lords” a leaping
Nine teams a dancing
Eight sweepers sweeping
Seven scores a counting
Six fans a praying
FIVE OLY RINGS….
Four falling leafs
Three triple jumps
Two-footed spins
And a judge scoring GOE


On the twelfth day of skating, this is what you’ll see
Twelve bloggers blogging

Eleven coaches stressing
Ten “lords” a leaping
Nine teams a dancing
Eight sweepers sweeping
Seven scores a counting
Six fans a praying
FIVE OLY RINGS….
Four falling leafs
Three triple jumps
Two-footed spins
And a judge scoring GOE


(Happy Holidays to all my skater, coach, judge and fan friends!)

3 comments:

  1. BRILLIANT. Although I was thinking "two-footed landings." Not that I'm any good at that or anything.

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  2. Fantastic! Love the jumpface (especially when it accompanies a full complement of perfectly landed jumps)!

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  3. Love it! Now I'm in the holiday spirit!

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