Featuring Emanuel Sandhu
Two-time Olympian and three-time Canadian champion, Emanuel Sandhu describes himself as a perfectionist with a two-sided personality. Recently when he and Debbi Wilkes chatted about his life and career, even the COVID pandemic could not suppress his optimism, curiosity, and love of adventure. For Emanuel, ballet and skating were perfectly intertwined both in his soul and on the ice to create an unforgettable combination of athleticism and artistry. Join Emanuel and Debbi for this revealing and inspiring conversation.
Transitioning Forward into a Skater’s Future
by Don Knight, Olympian, World Medalist and 3-time Canadian Champion
I have been very fortunate and have had a wonderful career and life.
I attribute a lot of it to the basic foundation that all began from my first private lesson with Ellen Burka in Dundas, Ontario right through the years of training with Mrs. Burka, Dennis Silverthorne and Sheldon Galbraith, all of whom are Skate Canada Hall of Fame members. These years helped to develop my discipline, direction, and the ability to focus on a goal, and habits that have stayed with me my entire life.
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