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Figure Skating Today: The Next Wave of Stars Gerard Chataigneau

Figure Skating Today: The Next Wave of Stars

Gerard Chataigneau

Published November 2nd 2007
ISBN : 9781554073351
Paperback
128 pages
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 About the Book 

A fans book on international skating stars -- todays best and tomorrows brightestFigure skating has burst back onto the international sports scene, following a series of unfortunate judging controversies. There is a fresh crop of skaters who areMoreA fans book on international skating stars -- todays best and tomorrows brightestFigure skating has burst back onto the international sports scene, following a series of unfortunate judging controversies. There is a fresh crop of skaters who are jumping higher, skating faster and pushing artistic and technical boundaries like never before. The figure skating revolution includes new rules plus new countries in competition, and sees women once again landing the triple axel. The budding rivalries in both the mens and womens competitions have rejuvenated this riveting sport that commands prime time television for months.Figure Skating Today showcases the skaters during the events of the 2006-07 season, including the Grand Prix Finals, the Europeans and the Four Continents, and the 2007 World Championships in Tokyo.An exciting look at the current crop of todays top international champs and those on the road to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Figure Skating Today covers such international stars as: Kimmie Meissner Mao Asada Jeffrey Buttle Stephane Lambiel Jessica Dube and Bryce Davison.With its action photos, behind-the-scenes stories and fascinating statistics, Figure Skating Today is a book for every skating fan.