DAY BY DAY| Ice skating isn't always as easy as Torvill and Dean made it look

HARDER ACT TO FOLLOW: Ice skating not as easy as it looks.
HARDER ACT TO FOLLOW: Ice skating not as easy as it looks.

It seems this year’s Winter Festival in Bathurst has proved a real crowd pleaser for people of all ages.

Talking to people in Orange it’s obvious the prospect of driving 40 minutes down the road hasn’t proved a deterrent with people happily packing the children into the car and heading to the ice skating rink.

We understand there are quite a few parents of young children who are wishing they’d taken the family to the movies instead when they reasiled they weren’t as agile on ice as they’d hoped.

One Orange mum’s dream of emulating her childhood heroes Torvill and Dean fell flat when she landed on the ice and broke an arm. Maybe Torvill and Dean made it look too easy ...

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