I've wanted a reality show about figure skating to be shown on television for so long. Finally, it's happened! Jersey On Ice will premiere on The Learning Channel on Wednesday, December 12 at 10:00 pm EST. I've interviewed the three coaches featured in the show and I've also previewed the pilot episode. The coaches may act a bit like the moms in "Dance Moms."
I believe the Jersey On Ice will promote our sport, but I know in advance that the show will also be criticized. The situations shown may not seem realistic, but it should be noted that the disagreements that are shown in public in this TV reality show do really go on behind the scenes at other skating facilities. It's just that most confrontations in the ice skating world are handled in a much "quieter" manner. ...read more
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Coaches and Students - Jersey On Ice - Photo Courtesy The Learning Channel