Becoming a Figure Skater

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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 ...
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Overview

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!
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Product Details

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

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