50+ Best Skating Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Skate is to move, or make a particular movement on a surface, using skates. Profoundly inspirational skating quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Skating Quotes

Sometimes my skating allows me to do things I never dreamed possible. Kurt Browning

A figure skater is not just a figure skater who does great jumps. He is an artist on ice. Alexei Yagudin

You always learn from your mistakes. Elvis Stojko

For relaxation, I like to figure skate. Being on the ice and spinning and jumping, I feel very close to nature. In particular, I feel very close to Newton’s law of motion. On the ice, you can experience Newton’s laws of motion in their purest, most elegant form. Michio Kaku

I didn’t lose the gold, I won the silver. Michelle Kwan

 Winning is not about how many medals you get-it’s about accomplishing goals and just being the best you can be! Michelle Kwan

Skating can make you feel athletic, graceful, beautiful. Gracie Gold

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Without strength and courage, it’s really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you’re alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself. Scott Hamilton

I have a lot of different stages in my life when training has been easy or hard. Now, it seems that I have been training for so long that it has become almost second nature to me. Oksana Baiul

To be the world’s best, you have to beat the world’s best. Dorothy Hamill

If you’re skating on thin ice, you might as well dance. Anita Shreve

I wanted to show people that if you work hard, never give up, and believe in yourself, you can achieve success. Karen Chen

Inspirational Skating Quotes

We travelled the world, we had a great skating family, and there are people I still keep in touch with. Skating gives you that big family and gives you friends on almost every continent. That’s very cool. Joanni Rochette

I knew that things were going to hurt. I knew that things weren’t always going to be perfect. But I could trust that I could make it through it. Kaetlyn Osmond

Everything that I’ve ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance. Scott Hamilton

Skating is an amazing form of self-expression. It’s like my soul at play. Josee Chouinard

I’m a competitive person and I love the challenge of mastering new things. Sasha Cohen

I just try to touch people’s hearts in a way through skating, so they’re not just witnessing a performance, they’re feeling a performance and they’re a part of it. Scott Hamilton

I just thought that it was magical having to glide across the ice. Debi Thomas

There are no limits to what you can achieve. Dream big, aim high and never give up. Kaetlyn Osmond

I love skating and sparkling and flying around the ice, and people clap for you. It’s an amazing feeling. Johnny Weir

Skating was the vessel into which I could pour my heart and soul. Peggy Fleming

My skating is a very emotional thing that comes from the heart, never doing it for the medal. Debi Thomas

I want all the gold that there is out there, everything that exists in figure skating. In all events, in all competitions. Adelina Sotnikova

At 6 years old, the ice became a place for me to express myself. Because I was so shy off the ice, it became my safe haven, with music and freedom and self-expression. That was my emotional outlet. Kristi Yamaguchi

The biggest lesson has been that there are no shortcuts. It’s just a lot of hard work and a lot of sacrifice to get what you want. Tessa Virtue

Amazing Skating Quotes

I love figure skating and what I am able to express creatively. I want to leave a legacy in the sport. Patrick Chan

Every day, someone realizes a dream. I believe dreams help light our darkness and give us the push we need to move across the rink of life. Kristi Yamaguchi

I know that, in hockey, the object of the game is simple in that you have to get the puck in the net. With figure skating, it’s not as simple, and there is a ton of work that goes into it. Patrick Chan

Half of figure skating is opinion, convincing judges. Scott Hamilton

There are so many emotions when I step on the ice. I want to represent my country to the best of my abilities. I want to make Reese Witherspoon proud. Adam Rippon

I learned so much through skating: setting goals, taking failures, finding my power and using my voice. Tessa Virtue

An athlete gains so much knowledge by just participating in a sport. Focus, discipline, hard work, goal setting and, of course, the thrill of finally achieving your goals. These are all lessons in life. Kristi Yamaguchi

Love your sport. Never do it to please someone else; it has to be yours. That is all that will justify the hard work. Compete against yourself, not others, for that is who is truly your best competition. Peggy Fleming

People who aren’t skaters, don’t understand what courage it takes to be one. Unknown

Surrounding yourself with a team you trust and who believe in you is key. My coaches believed in me and supported me every step of the way. Kaetlyn Osmond

I was passionate. I found something that I loved. I could be all alone in a big old skating rink and nobody could get near me and I didn’t have to talk to anybody because of my shyness. It was great. I was in my fantasy world. Dorothy Hamill

My main competitor is myself. Evgeni Plushenko

If you don’t have fun, it’s hard to do your best. Kimmie Meissner

One piece of advice that I would give to any young athlete or performer is remember to thank your mom. Meryl Davis

I need to motivate myself to work hard because only I can skate my program. I need to work on a series of mental skills to help keep focused because I don’t have other people keeping me in the moment. Kaetlyn Osmond

My sport taught me what I could do with my talents, whether in the rink or in the rest of my life. Peggy Fleming

Each movement is only learned after you’ve perfected the one before it. Scott Hamilton

I don’t know the secret to success, but I’m pretty sure the closest thing is preparation. Michelle Kwan

It takes a lot of patience and a lot of time to create something worthwhile. Elvis Stojko

I love how my sport reaches out to people with the music and story lines, the glory of standing up for three or four minutes of tough, arduous, gravity-defying skating and all the stuff that goes with it. Kurt Browning

I worked as hard as I could. I was always the first one on the ice, and the last one off. Dorothy Hamill