Travel on a wonderful journey with skating author, figure skating competitor, skating coach, and skating parent, Jo Ann Schneider Farris. Learn everything and anything about skating as you travel through Jo Ann's skating life. This edition of MY SKATING LIFE is edited by Phil Corey and includes a thorough index put together by indexing professional Ellen Phillips. Happy Skating!
Jo Ann Schneider Farris began skating in the 1960s because her father loved skating. She and her siblings, Billy and Lynnellen, went on to become serious competitive skaters. Jo Ann medaled at the US National Figure Skating Championships in ice dancing in the 1970s, and in the early 1980s, she began her career as a skating coach. She has taught hundreds of skaters since then, and also taught her husband, Dan, and her own three children, Joel, Rebekah, and Annabelle, to skate. As About.com's Figure Skating Expert, Jo Ann wrote hundreds of articles that included information about all things skating!