(PHOTO CREDIT: Michelle Dawley) Perhaps more so than any other sport, figure skating embodies the balance between athleticism and artistry. That marriage is part of the reason watching sports is so compelling.
Those attributes also perfectly personify Canadian figure skater Elladj Baldé.
on“To what are you called?” This is something my mother would often ask me and others growing up. She’d look you straight in the eye with a deadpan stare, the eyebrows artfully painted on her face raised high, and ask, “Is God calling you? And if so, to what are you being called?”