Subject: Re: Woman Skates On Frozen Lake, But Then The Camera Zooms Out AndEveryone Gets Goosebumps
On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 3:01:20 AM UTC-5, David_B wrote:
> The woman in this video looks like she is completely at home outside in
> the winter snow. Three-time bronze medalist and Olympic alternate
> Elizabeth Putnam may have spent much of her life practicing and
> competing on the world’s best rinks, but she’s most comfortable skating
> on a frozen lake in the middle of the wilderness.
> The stark, stunning beauty of the mountains of British Columbia is the
> perfect backdrop for her exceptional skating talent. The ice of the
> frozen lake is not perfectly groomed, and the outdoor temperature is not
> carefully maintained, but Elizabeth skates as if she is competing for a
> gold medal — perhaps even better. Without the pressure of competition,
> she can embrace the grace and emotion that accompanies her skating.
> This particular frozen lake is at an elevation of 2,500 feet and can
> only be reached by helicopter. Pilot Bradley Friesen not only delivers
> her, but it is from his helicopter that this uniquely stunning video is
Beautiful and graceful, Thanks.