NAVIGATION

May 25, 2017

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 7/23/2014

"If you’re able to take five months off, you’re either doing something really right, or you’re being really lazy."

-- Orlando Solar Bears forward Ian Slater

For Orlando Solar Bears forward Ian Slater, the day begins before the sun rises.

By 7 a.m., he’s already gotten out of bed and driven to the rink. He laces his skates, makes sure his stick is taped and takes to the ice an hour later.

But, this is not game day — it’s the middle of the summer. And the skaters surrounding him are not his teammates, but kids.

Since the beginning of July, the Florida native has run daily hockey camps at the Daytona Ice Arena — five days per week, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“You can’t not do anything,” Slater said of the lengthy East Coast Hockey League offseason. 

Read more at the Daytona Beach News Journal.

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Firsthand Florida Fun: Tomoka State Park
Firsthand Florida Fun: Tomoka State Park

Take a trip back in time to Tomoka State Park, where the where the Timucuan Native American village known as Nocoroco once stood. 

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Did Gov. Scott do the right thing in vetoing Senate Bill 106, the "whiskey and Wheaties" bill?

  • Yes
  • No

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe