Singapore's skaters (figure, speed, hockey) are eagerly anticipating the completion of the new JCube building complete with an Olympic size rink inside. Today, I drove by the JCube building to take a look, and this was what I saw*:
So close... this wait has felt like forever to us!
* Photo courtesy of Mith252 (poster from skyscrapercity)
Just 2 months after the ISU recognized Brandon Mroz's quadruple Lutz to be the first performed in a sanctioned competition, he followed up with the first quadruple Lutz at an ISU competition.
Brandon Mroz Short Program at the NHK Trophy
In the news this morning: Singapore will make a bid for the SEA Games and ASEAN Para Games in 2015, the year in which Singapore will mark 50 years of independence.
"If successful, it will be the first time Singapore will host the region's biggest multi-sport showpiece since 1993 when its athletes won 50 gold medals." Indeed, I was a volunteer in 1993 at the SEA games. It was a huge event, and it was really neat to be a part of it. I still have a commemorative coin and a "certificate of participation" from the 1993 SEA Games!