Interview with Julia Yu and Sophia Liu, at the Aurora Public Library, August 11th 2016
Julia Yu and her daughter Sophia Liu reflect on Sophia’s experience of learning how to skate at the outdoor rink in Town Park.
Julia: I remember that was like, she was only around five, I think like three years ago? Two or three years ago she was only learning like to start to skate, at that time.
Julia: So, she was quite um not that good at skating at that time but three years later she’s already um rep player in for Aurora Panthers.
Interviewer: Wow, good for you!
Julia: Yeah! She’s playing hockey so, sometimes I’m kind of… I remember the day that um I saw these two girls skate on the outside rink and the girl was like, trying to hold her balance.
Interviewer: She was learning how to skate, when you were there.
Julia: Yeah! Yeah…
Sophia: I fell too
Interviewer & Julia: Yeah
Sophia: When I was laughing I fell
Interviewer: You’ve got to fall to get back up, right?
Julia: Yeah, yeah.
Interviewer: Yeah, you’ve got to get back up.
Julia: I remember that day at that time I never thought that she would become like good at skating and then she actually turned to hockey skate.
Interviewer: That’s awesome.
Julia: Yeah! So that was like, yesterday when you, when we talk about this its like oh, gosh time flies!