Icely done: Skating 'giants' drop
in to Derry
ICE skating 'giants'
Andrew Dickson and Mark Garside showed the amateurs
how it's done when they dropped in to the winter
rink at Derry's Ebrington Square.
The hockey players with the Belfast Giants
demonstrated some of the speed skating techniques
that draw their regular fans to the Odyssey.
The team-mates got a warm welcome from local
children, who were delighted to join in the fun and
pick up a few tips from the experts.
Sisters Lia (9) and Shayna Rodgers
(7) from Marlborough Road, Derry, pictured with
Belfast Giants Andrew Dixon and Mark Garside at
LegenDerry On Ice at Ebrington Square.
Derry Mayor Councillor
Brenda Stevenson also got her skates on: “There is a
bit of a skating craze in the city at the moment and
the opportunity to see some of the professionals in
action will certainly be an inspiration for the
children who gathered to watch them today. It was
extremely impressive – these guys just make it look