When Ice Rinks Closed Around the State, a Portland Figuring Skating Coach Still Found a Way for Her Students to Compete in the National Championships
Last month, ice skating coach Mari Malama learned her home rink was about to close a few weeks before her student’s biggest competition of the year. So she did what any dedicated coach would do: pack up and drive to the nearest open rink. Where was that? Six hours away in Klamath Falls.