Christine has come a long way in two years. She has increased her competitiveness and really improved her endurance this past year.
Name: Christine Morrison
Age/Division: 16 years old, JO Sophomore Women
Years Speed Skating: 2
What is your greatest achievement in skating?: Skating a meet in Ohio two days after injuring my shins, proving to myself my commitment to the sport.
What motivates you to do well in skating?: My goals, and remembering that I am privileged to be a part of one of the best speed teams in the country and coached by one of the greatest coaches.
What are your short-terms goals in skating?: To work on my relays, starts, and getting my one-lap times less than 10 seconds officially.
What are you long-term goals?: To be recognized as a dedicated skater who is working to keep the Wolverine tradition alive.
What is your favorite competition/meet?: Regionals in 2003
What is your favorite drill?: High-speed passing and one-lap times
What is your least favorite drill?: Umm… probably ladder relays
What would you tell a non-skater is the most fun about skating?: Working towards a goal that seems so far away and then how you feel when you reach it.
How has speed Skating helped you in your everyday life? If so, how?: Skating is always something to look forward to. It keeps me motivated to perform my best and it keeps my spirits high.