E SKATING, TUBING, SNOWBOARDING AND MORE. THOMPSON’S POINT IS GETTING A LITTLE BIGGER. COURTNEY STURGEON IS LIVE FROM THOMPSON’S POINT TO TELL US ALL ABOUT IT. GOOD MORNING, COURTNEY COUTNE OF COURSE I AM MAKING FRIENDS. I NEED ALL THE HELP I CAN GET TO LEARN TO ICE SKATE. YOU HAVE A BIRTHDAY COMING UP TOMORROW. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LAURA.>>THANK YOU. I’VE BEEN ICE SKATING FOR ABOUT FIVE YEARS. COUTNEY: CAN YOU TEACH ME? ARE YOU READY?>>UM, YEAH. COUTNEY: WHAT ARE THE BASICS?>>FORWARD SKATING. COUTNEY: JUST GO FORWARD?>>PUSH OFF. COUTNEY: OK. JUST LIKE THAT. YOU MAKE IT LOOK EASY. SMALL STEPS, OK. WHAT ELSE?>>BACKWARD SKATING, AND THEN YOU TURN BACKWARDS WITH TWO FEET. YOU BEND YOUR KNEES. AND THEN YOU TURN. COUTNEY: THAT WORKS. HOW ABOUT YOU COME OVER HERE AND HELP ME A LITTLE BIT.>>YOU DO THE SAME THING YOU DID GOING FORWARD. PUSH OFF A LITTLE. COUTNEY: OK, GOT IT, SORT OF. SHOW US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT WHAT SKATING IS ALL ABOUT REALLY. GO FOR IT. WE HAVE GOT A LOT COMING UP IN THE NEXT FEW MINUTES. WE ARE TALKING WITH THE MANAGER AT THOMPSON’S POINT WHO TELLS US THERE IS A LOT GOING ON. MANY ACTIVITIES AND NEW THINGS TO SEE HERE AT THOMPSON’S POINT. WE HAVE BEEN ON THE HILL THIS MORNING WHICH WAS FUN BUT TERRIFYING. YOU ARE REALLY GOOD AT THIS.>>THANKS. COUTNEY: YOU THINK I COULD MAYBE GET TO THAT LEVEL SUNDAY?>>YES. COUTNEY: YOU HAVE A LOT OF CONFIDENCE IN ME. I APPRECIATE THAT. GO AHEAD AND TAKE ANOTHER SPIN AROUND.

Skating at Thompson’s Point
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