December 2009

Meet Makenna Leik

Age: 8

Hometown: Blaine, Minn.

Home club: Northern Blades National Sports Center FSC

Level: Preliminary

Coaches: Karen Olson, Anna Leik, Sheila Thelen

How often I skate: Five days per week

Favorite jumps/moves: Everything. I just love being on the ice but landing a new jump for the first time is one of my favorites.

Favorite skaters: Kimmie Meissner, Evan Lysacek, Sasha Cohen

Favorite skating experience: Getting Kimmie Meissner's autograph at the 2008 U.S. Championships and placing fourth at the 2010 Minnesota State Championships.

Hobbies: Arts and crafts, scrapbooking, reading, golf, hanging out with friends

My favorites

Food: Rice Krispies, spaghetti, lasagna

Singer: Miley Cyrus

TV shows: Wizards of Waverly Place, iCarly

Books: A is for Axel, the American Girl series, especially Mi

Movie: "Wizards of Waverly Place: the Movie," "Kit the American Girl"

Sports other than skating: Golf, gymnastics