May 2010

Meet Maxine Howard

Age: 8

Hometown: Santa Rosa, Calif.

Home club: Santa Rosa FSC at Snoopy's Home Ice

Level: Beginner

How often I skate: Four days a week

Coach: Stephanie Ewing

Favorite skater: Evan Lysacek

Favorite jump/moves: Flip, Axel and loop

Goal: To land an Axel

What else you should know about me: I am a sixth-degree junior black belt. I also love swimming, singing, dancing and acting.

Memorable moment: Skating camp at the Toyota Sports Center this past summer, where I was awarded "Best Camper of the Week" and met Evan Lysacek.

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Food: Cheese quesadilla

Singers: Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez

TV show: "Total Action Drama"

Books: The Nancy Drew series and Fairy series

Movies: "Santa vs. the Snowman" and "The Great Pumpkin"

Sports: Karate and swimming