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Figure Skating Is Still a Big Sport, Even in Balmy Houston

The 2014 Winter Olympics are now underway in Sochi, Russia. Because of our warm weather climate, you wouldn’t automatically think of Houstonians engaging in winter sports. But a number of clubs here in the Bayou City are dedicated to pursuing some of the more popular events taking place at this year’s winter games. In the […]

The 2014 Winter Olympics are now underway in Sochi, Russia. Because of our warm weather climate, you wouldn’t automatically think of Houstonians engaging in winter sports. But a number of clubs here in the Bayou City are dedicated to pursuing some of the more popular events taking place at this year’s winter games.

In the first of a four-part series exploring such clubs. Maggie Martin visits the Memorial Figure Skating Club of Houston, to talk with local skaters and trainers alike about what draws them to the sport.

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