See you in Greensboro

November 13, 2010

Hello everyone!!! It is Saturday, which is the LAST day of 2011 Pacific Coast Sectional competition!!

Summer Reyna finished yesterday after putting up a great skate in the long, and I can’t wait to hear her thoughts on her first sectionals!!

I just got home from skating my Senior Men Free Skate , and I gotta say – I SKATED!!! I didn’t have a great short program which put me into 5th place… But, I said that I wasn’t going to go down without a fight, and I sure put up the fight tonight. I skated a clean program after a interesting entrance to the ice…the guy before me withdrew mid program so, then, instead of waiting for the scores and me getting to take that time to take to the ice and re-warm up…I didn’t get to do that. He skated off and they said “representing the Glacier Falls Figure Skating Club in Anaheim, here is Sean Rabbitt”! Soooo, I went out cold turkey.

I was really nervous because of this weird turn of events…so nervous that I felt like I might die…but it was a good test of my mind; and so I just did what I had been doing in practice. I skated a clean program with just one step out. Completing 2 triple-triple combos and a total of 7 triples. I got a standing ovation from the crowd, who was obnoxiously loud the entire time I skated…and I LOVED IT!!! It was amazing. When I got the standing ovation I saw my friends in the audience and they threw a giant carrot at me!!! Truly amazing.

So I ended up 4th overall in my Senior Sectional Debut…and I’m very happy about it.

Thanks everyone for reading, and thank you very, very, very much for your continuing support!!!

Next stop North Carolina!!!

— Sean

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