ice dancing

April 4, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Rockville Skater Rachel Parsons Steps Back From Sport to Focus on Health

U.S. ice dancer Rachel Parsons, a Rockville native, announced Tuesday that she is stepping away from skating to focus on her health. “I’ve been struggling with an eating disorder for years now, and it’s not something I can keep ignoring or trying to manage on my own,” Parsons wrote in a statement posted on her […]

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March 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

photo of ice skaters at Wheaton rink

Wheaton Ice Dancing Pair Earns Silver at Jr. World Event

Ice dancing pair Lorraine McNamara and Quinn Carpenter earned a silver medal at the World Jr. Figure Skating Championships held in Tallinn, Estonia this month. The couple practices at the Wheaton Ice Arena. You can watch their medal-winning performance here. Sibling pair of Michael and Rachel Parsons placed fourth in the competition. Check out the […]

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February 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

Wheaton Ice Arena: It’s a Cool Place! (VIDEO)

The Wheaton Ice Arena is a busy place between open free skate, hockey, the Wheaton Ice Skating Academy and speed skating. Take a look at this little girl as she gets a lesson on how to speed skate. For more information on upcoming events at the Wheaton Ice Arena check out the website.

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February 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 26, in Montgomery County

Look to the sky this morning! The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County from 3 a.m. to noon today. Here are five more  things to know today, Feb. 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Police arrested a man for the murder of a 95-year-old retired Naval officer. 2. MCM Blogger Phil […]

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February 24, 2015 | Krista Brick

Wheaton Showcases Skating Talent in World Team Send-off (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It was a send-off worthy of champions at the Wheaton Ice Arena Tuesday night. About a dozen skaters performed short programs in a celebration for two of their very own ice dancing teams headed to the World Junior Figure Skating Championship in Tallinn, Estonia in March. Skating pair Lorraine McNamara and Quinn Carpenter and the […]

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