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January 19, 2022
Persistence - From Figure Skater to Skeleton Racing - Grace Dafoe

Grace Dafoe of the Canadian National Skeleton team spent 15 years as a figure skater before making the move to skeleton racing. In just three short years, Grace won her first race on her home track (North America's Cup). In...


Grace Dafoe of the Canadian National Skeleton team spent 15 years as a figure skater before making the move to skeleton racing.  In just three short years, Grace won her first race on her home track (North America's Cup).  In this episode, Grace Dafoe takes you behind the scenes and discusses her path to being on the Canadian National Skeleton team.

  • From figure skater to skeleton racing 
  • Winning the North America's Cup 
  • Mental preparation
  • Learning to be a sprinter
  • Strength training
  • The need for competition
  • Never giving up on a dream


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