Figure Skating Now: Olympic and World Stars

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Updated to include the 2003 Worlds competition.

Today's most exciting figure skaters are spotlighted in this richly illustrated book. Combining grace, incredible athletic ability and artistic showmanship, figure stating is exhilarating and highly entertaining. Anything can happen on the ice and often does. As the fans of competitive figure skating know, beauty and danger add up to the greatest show on ice.

Figure Skating Now covers the men, the women, the pairs teams and the dance teams. This second edition covers the reigning stars such as Timothy Goebel, Sarah Hughes, and Michelle Kwan, and introduces the next generation of competitors: Brian Joubert, Sasha Cohen, the pairs team Oberta and Sokolov and many others. With biographies and statistics, Figure Skating Now is an insider's view of international figure skating at its highest levels.

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About the author (2003)

Steve Milton is a sports columnist and author with six figure skating books to his credit. He has covered international skating since 1980, attending five Winter Olympics and more than a dozen world figure skating championships.

Gérard Châtaigneau is a photographer and former figure skater. He has been photographing figure skating for 24 years including all the Olympic Games and World Championships since 1988.

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