Creativity is a big part of it for me. I loved the music. In skating, you respond to the music, you forget yourself. When you are comfortable in your medium, you have a way of expressing your feelings. Then you are free to do your own choreography, and make up things. I was always kind of teased for some of the silly things I’d make up in skating, but that was what I really enjoyed: making up new jumps, new spins, making up a program. I even skated to “Barney the Bashful Bullfrog.”