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by Michael Boo

Author: Michael Boo
Subcategory: Sports & Outdoors
Language: English
Publisher: HarperCollins; Beech Tree ed. edition (October 19, 1998)
Pages: 240 pages
Category: For children
Rating: 4.7
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This books gives the history of figure skating - from its original roots, its debut in the Olympics, where some of the named jumps originated, the tragedy of the 1961 plane crash that took the lives of the entire US Figure Skating World Championship, some of the "big" names in figure skating.

This books gives the history of figure skating - from its original roots, its debut in the Olympics, where some of the named jumps originated, the tragedy of the 1961 plane crash that took the lives of the entire US Figure Skating World Championship, some of the "big" names in figure skating, and what stood out each decade in Figure Skating. It also has a complete listing at the end of the book of Gold Medal winners in each discipline (Men's Single, Women's Single, Pairs and Ice Dancing) for every World and Olympic competition

This books gives the history of figure skating - from its original roots, its debut in the . This book would make a wonderful addition to any skating fan's library as well as a fine gift choice. It's a shame the story in this book technically ended after the 1998 competitive season.

Skating fans will be captivated by the sport's history, its memorable moments, its fashions, its jumps and spins, and much more in this comprehensive, entertaining book with over sixty striking photographs.

Comprehensive and entertaining-and illustrated with eighty striking photographs-The Story of Figure Skating is an insider's look at a sport that keeps growing in popularity. Skating fans will be captivated by the sport's history, its memorable moments, its fashions, its jumps and spins, and its heroes and heroines, past and present. Includes a look back at the thrilling 1998 Olympic Games, as well as profiles of many of skating's brightest lights.

The history of figure skating stretches back to prehistoric times. Primitive ice skates appear in the archaeological record from about 3000 BC. Edges were added by the Dutch in the 13th - 14th century. International figure skating competitions began appearing in the late 19th century-in 1891, the European Championships were inaugurated in Hamburg, Germany, and in 1896, the first World Championships were held in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire.

Figure skating is a much more established and celebrated sport. Figure skating has not been immune to the doping scandal

Figure skating is a much more established and celebrated sport. No country has won more Olympic skating medals than the former Soviet Union and Russia. And no sport other than hockey ratifies Russia’s history of dominant achievement at the Winter Games. Figure skating has not been immune to the doping scandal. Two prominent Russian skaters, including Ksenia Stolbova, who won silver and gold medals in pairs at the 2014 Games, have been prohibited from these Olympics for reasons that have not been fully explained. Even those who were permitted to compete here nervously awaited clearance.

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Comprehensive and entertaining-and illustrated with eighty striking photographs-The Story of Figure Skating is an insider's look at a sport that keeps growing in popularity. Skating fans will be captivated by the sport's history, its memorable moments, its fashions, its jumps and spins, and its heroes and heroines, past and present. Includes a look back at the thrilling 1998 Olympic Games, as well as profiles of many of skating's brightest lights.