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Amazing Grace: Check Out This Ice Skating Nun

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 01/11/16

Well, here’s something you don’t see everyday:

An ice skating nun is taking the world by storm after her amazing display of skill in Slovakia went viral on the internet. The nun in question was videoed with several of her sisters in the capital Bratislava dressed in their full habits skating gracefully at a public rink. But she stood out among the rest after showing off techniques more suited to the Winter Olympics including a 12-spin pirouette.

It was later revealed the figure skating nun – Maria Pavla Hudacekova or Sister Maria of Ursulines of the Roman Union, was a former junior champion skater in her youth.

The video was taken by a teenager watching his young sister perform on the ice – until he noticed the astonishing sight unfolding before him.

Read the rest and check out the video below.

Photo: The Daily Mail

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