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Becoming a Figure Skater
     

Becoming a Figure Skater

by Nancy Ellison (Photographer), Craig Maurizi (Introduction)
 
Any girl who has watched the Olympics has fantasized about becoming the next Sarah Hughes or Michelle Kwan, donning a pair of skates, spinning through the air, and landing with a perfect flourish. The perfect gift for any young girl who loves to ice skate, Becoming a Figure Skater follows a promising young skater as she trains to become a champion.

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Any girl who has watched the Olympics has fantasized about becoming the next Sarah Hughes or Michelle Kwan, donning a pair of skates, spinning through the air, and landing with a perfect flourish. The perfect gift for any young girl who loves to ice skate, Becoming a Figure Skater follows a promising young skater as she trains to become a champion.

From learning the difference between a triple lutz and a triple flip, to taking the reader through the mental challenge of competition, Becoming a Figure Skater explores the combination of talent, hard work, and determination required to become a great skater. Photographed by Nancy Ellison at the Ice House in Hackensack, New Jersey-where 2002 Olympic gold medalist Sarah Hughes trained-Becoming a Figure Skater will entrance young figure skaters with chapters on jumping, choreography, performance skills, and costumes. The must-have book for every young ice skater!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789311894
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
5 - 9 Years

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