Olympic Gold
by Sue McKinnell 5X32 Strathspey for 5C
(Set Dance)
1-8 1C and 5C dance parallel figures of eight on the sides, 1W passing 2W RS, 1M passing 2M RS, 5W passing 4W RS, and 5M passing 4M RS.
9-16 1C & 5C set to partners and cast one place, as 2C step up and 4C step down. 1C dance a half figure of eight up around 2C WHILE 5C dance a half figure of eight down around 4C. Order is 2, 1, 3, 5, 4 with 1C & 5C on opposite sides.
17-24 All 5 men dance across to partners and turn them BH 1˝ times, then dance back to place as the women dance into place.
25-32 1C cross RH, change places LH on the sides with 3C, and change places on the sides RH with 5C. 5C cross LH. Ending order is 2, 3, 5, 1, 4.
Repeat 5 times.
Suggested music is 5X32 Strathspeys from Miss Ogilvie’s Fancy by Green Ginger.
This dance is dedicated to Michelle Kwan, Kurt Browning, and all other Olympic athletes who went to the games with golden talents, but didn’t win a gold medal. The figure in bars 17-24 represents the five Olympic rings.