ANGRY. A LOT OF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR WAYS TO COOL OFF DURING THIS HEAT WAVE. JENNY: WE CAUGHT UP WITH A GROUP OF KIDS WHO ARE SPENDING THE HOT DAYS ON THE ICE. KOHR HARLAN IS LIVE NOW WITH DETAILS. KOHR: THAT IS A GREAT WAY TO SPEND THE DAY, IF YOU CAN. A LOT OF US ARE JUST SITTING HERE DOING THIS TODAY, WONDERING WHEN THIS WILL STOP. APPROACHING 100 YESTERDAY. YOU MENTIONED THIS GROUP OF KIDS INSIDE THE MOUNTAIN HOUSE BY SERENA IN VANCOUVER, PUTTING THE WAY TO STAY COOL ON A HOT DAY. ICE SKATING PRACTICE ISN’T SO BAD WHEN TEMPERATURES OUTSIDE ARE SO WARM AND SO THIS MORNING AT THE VANCOUVER ICE ARENA ON EAST MILL PLAIN, MORE THAN A DOZEN KIDS AND THEIR INSTRUCTORS TURNED A HOT DAY INTO A COOL COUPLE HOURS ON ICE. I TALKED WITH SKATING MOM CHRISTA BAKER WHO SAYS SHE’S USED TO COMING HERE WITH A COAT ON. I STEPPED IN HERE AND ITS AND ITS LIKE STEPPING INTO A MEAT LOCKER FROM THE OUTSIDE. DOES IT FEEL GOOD IN HERE? IT’S COLD ALL THE TIME BUT YOU GET USED TO IT COMING AS AS MUCH AS WE DO. YOU HAVE TO HAVE THAT BARRIER. YOU HAVE TO WEAR A WARM COAT BUT TODAY WHEN ITS 99 DEGREES IT FEELS GREAT TO COME TO THE RINK. YOU CANNOT COMPLAIN THIS TIME OF YEAR. KOHR: SHE HAS TWO KIDS ON THE ICE. MABEL IS FIVE IN THE PINK AND LULA IS EIGHT IN THE GREEN. THEY’D BE HERE, SAYS MOM, WHAT EVER THE WEATHER MIGHT BE, NOT BECAUSE THEY TRYING TO BEAT THE HEAT BUT BECAUSE THEY LOVE SKATING AND WANTED TO GET IN A LITTLE ICE TIME BEFORE A COMPETITION IN IDAHO LATER THIS WEEK. A GOOD ACTIVITY TO BE INVOLVED WITH INSIDE, TO KEEP COOL AS THE FURNACE LIKE CONDITIONS OUTSIDE BLAZE AWAY ANOTHER HOT SUMMER DAY. KOHR: GOING INTO THAT ICE ARENA, OPENING THAT DOOR IS A LOT LIKE GOING INTO A SHOPPING MALL. YOU GET HIT IN THE FACE WITH A BIG BALL OF AIR-CONDITIONED AIR, AND IT FEELS REALLY NICE. MAKES YOU WANT TO STAY OUT THERE WHEN THE SUN IS BEING DOWN ON YOU. GREAT WAY TO STAY COOL ON A HOT SUMMER DAY.

When temps skyrocket, go ice skating
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