Louis Rubenstein: The Grandfather Of Canadian Skating

January 4, 2016
The final episode in our series explores the story of Canadian skating pioneer Louis Rubenstein! Show notes for this episode are available on Skate Guard blog at http://skateguard1.blogspot.ca. For more fascinating skating history, check out The Manleywoman Skatecast at http://www.manleywoman.com.

The Luminous Lottie Dod

November 7, 2015

The fifth episode in our six part series explores the story of one of the most prolific female athletes of all time, Great Britain's Lottie Dod! Be sure to pass on the word about the Axels In The Attic series and visit http://skateguard1.blogspot.ca and http://www.manleywoman.com for more fascinating tales from figure skating's history.


Joseph Späh: Hindenburg Survivor And Ice Comedian

October 27, 2015

The fourth episode in our six part series looks at a fascinating figure skating connection to the famous Hindenburg Disaster in 1937.


Norman A. Falkner: The World’s Best One-Legged Skater

September 21, 2015

The third episode in the Axels In The Attic podcast series examines the compelling life story of differently abled Canadian skater Norman A. Falkner.


Callie C. Curtis: 19th Century Drag Queen On Ice

August 10, 2015
Unearthing the unusual story of Callie C. Curtis, an American skater who turned heads when he got all dolled up and entered women's figure skating competitions!

South American Skating History… You’d Be Surprised!

July 31, 2015

The first episode of the Axels In The Attic series looks at untold and fascinating tales from the history of ice skating in South America. From Sonja Henie to Maribel Vinson-Owen to Argentina's first and only Olympic figure skater, we've got you covered!