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Inside Figure Skating

Inside Figure Skating

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by Alina Sivorinovsky
     
 

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In the past ten years, competitive figure skating has grown from a once-every-four-years novelty to the second most televised sport in America. Fueled by the emergence of professional competition and new rules that allow skaters to earn money for skating without forfeiting their Olympic eligibility, skating has become a worldwide phenomenon. Skaters earn top dollar

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In the past ten years, competitive figure skating has grown from a once-every-four-years novelty to the second most televised sport in America. Fueled by the emergence of professional competition and new rules that allow skaters to earn money for skating without forfeiting their Olympic eligibility, skating has become a worldwide phenomenon. Skaters earn top dollar for shows, competitions, and televised events, and draw huge crowds of loyal fans. Inside Figure Skating takes an in-depth look at this wildly popular sport, with insider information and more than 150 fantastic color photos.

  • Written by a skating insider, with first-hand accounts and indepth profiles of major skaters
  • Includes information on some of the world's greatest skaters and skating promoters, including Peggy Fleming, Dorothy Hamill, Brian Boitano, Elvis Stojko, Ekaterina Gordeeva, Scott Hamilton, Katarina Witt, and Dick Button
  • With coverage of all major skating events, including championship competitions, televised events, shows, and the Olympics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586630058
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
9.74(w) x 13.06(h) x 0.73(d)

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