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Isabelle Inthisone: Lao America’s Figure Skating Phenom

Isabelle Inthisone. Remember that name. Isabelle was born on 05/29/2004 and has qualified to compete at the 2018 U.S. National Figure Skating Championship in San Jose, CA. Her road to Nationals include winning the Silver medal at the Upper Great Lakes Regional Championship and the Pewter medal at the Midwestern Sectionals. She’s currently just 13 years old! While she’s still a young figure skater competing at the Intermediate level (3 levels before the Senior level)—her accomplishment is no less remarkable, because she is Lao America’s first ever figure skater to compete at this level…and perhaps, at all! Before we get to her interview below, here’s some background on this incredible athlete and her road to the 2018 US Figure Skating Championships. Just the top 12 skaters in each competitive level from across the nation can compete in this elite competition, happening from December 29-January 7 in San Jose, CA at the SAP Center. While only the senior levels are shown on primetime TV, you can catch every performance on Ice Network or, you can always subscribe to …

EVENT: The SEAD Project and Northside Orgs Hosts Southeast Asian Voices Roundtable

Are you Southeast Asian and live in North Minneapolis? Want to have a say about issues that impact you the most? Join us for a discussion and share a meal as our umbrella organization The SEAD Project co-hosts a roundtable discussion for Southeast Asian residents this Thursday, October 27th from 5:30PM-8:00PM at UROC University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center. Event details here: