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The family the skates together...

Contest Photo by: Kcfarwell
Clinton,, IA
Category: New Moves

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Growing up in MN, I lived on a lake on which my family spent time perfecting an ice skating rink. I don't live on a lake now, but I wanted to share the ice rink experience with my own family, so for the past 2 winters, we have built our own ice rink. We buy a 30X50 tarp ($100), flood it (water bill increase $14-38), last year we used snow as a boarder, this year we got creative with rubbermaid boxes. What fun we have had creating skating routines and playing together!
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