VIDEO: Learn to skate in under three minutes
Get set for Hockey Day in Canada with these tips for taking to the ice for the first time.
By GEOFF McMASTER
With Hockey Day in Canada coming up this Saturday, it's the perfect time to learn how to enjoy the ultimate Canadian activity: skating.
In this video, Rebecca Marsh from Campus and Community Recreation teaches you how to lace up, protect your head, get onto the ice, take a fall, glide and stop. Whether you're taking to the ice for the first time or just looking for a refresher, these helpful pointers will have you up and skating safely in very little time.