November 19, 2014
Talib Aleem of Reston knows what he’s doing on the ice: Aside from having earned a Ph. D. in Computer Sciences and having taught at George Washington University, Aleem is also trapeze artist and medaled professional figure skater and skating instructor. Aleem was enjoying some practice time at the Reston Town Center Skating Pavilion, but could be seen offering a bit of advice here and there, and occasionally helping a “downed” skater back to their feet.
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Meteorologists around our region have been gleefully talking about the earlier-than-normal return of Polar Vortex-like weather for weeks, but the forecast for the Reston Town Center Ice Skating Pavilion this past weekend was appropriately chilly, with brilliant blue skies overhead, holiday decorations all round, and buckets of fun on the ice.