Figure Skating's Greatest Stars

Figure Skating's Greatest Stars

Book - 2009
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A beautifully illustrated celebration of the best athletes from this wildly popular sport.

Figure Skating's Greatest Stars profiles 60 great skaters, including champions in men's, women's, pairs and ice dancing. Informative essays describe their careers and championship moments, as well as the definitive events that have made figure skating one of the leading spectator sports in North America.

Fans of all ages will delight in reading the stories of these stars who have jumped higher, spun tighter and skated more gracefully as they pushed skating's artistic and technical boundaries.

Some of the 60 athletes featured are:

Dick Button (late 1940s and early 1950s), United States Liudmila and Oleg Protopopov (1960s), Soviet Union Brian Boitano (1980s), United States Elvis Stojko (1990s), Canada Oksana Grishuk and Evgeny Platov (1990s), Russia Jamie Sale and David Pelletier (late 1990s and 2000s), Canada Brian Joubert (2000s), France Qing Pang and Jian Tong (2000s), China Tanith Belbin and Ben Agosto (2000s), United States Michelle Kwan (2000s), United States.

Figure Skating's Greatest Stars is the perfect fanbook for the millions who love this sport.

Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9781554073245
1554073243
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.

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