Boitano's Edge: Inside the Real World of Figure Skating

Boitano's Edge: Inside the Real World of Figure Skating

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Boitano's Edge: Inside the Real World of Figure Skating by Brian Boitano

This large format, full-color photo essay is the ultimate skating book for fans ages 8 and up. In an accessable and conversational tone Brian Boitano reveals what it is like to move up through the sport and compete at an international level. Brian Boitano's personal stories and anecdotes as well as his lively personal commentary illuminate the sport for young readers and skating fans of all ages. Here's everything you'll ever want to know about figure skating — with Brian Boitano serving as the expert host.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780689819155
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date: 12/28/1997
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 12.19(h) x 0.73(d)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Brian Boitano began his skating career at the age of eight and won the Olympic gold medal in 1988 in Calgary, beating Canadian Brian Orser in the legendary "Battle of the Brians." Brian Boitano has won over fifty titles, including two World titles, Four U.S. National titles, and as a professional he has won a record number of championships. Brian Boitano tours nationally, is a commentator for ABC Sports, and is the international spokesperson for the Starlight Foundation, which helps grant the wishes of seriously ill children. He lives in San Francisco, California.

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