Figure Skating: A Celebration

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McClelland & Stewart, 1995 - Ice dancing - 298 pages
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Lavishly illustrated with over 175 color photos of international skating stars of the past and present, this is a spectacular tribute to the world of international figure skating. Informative and anecdotal, Smith traces the history of competetive skating, including the development of on-ice techniques and skating innovations. Introduction by Elvis Stojko.

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A History 0 Competitive Skating
The Rise of the North American Skater after the Second World
From Backyard Rink to Olympic Podium and Beyond

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About the author (1995)

Beverley Smith has covered figure skating for "The Globe and Mail" since 1980. She has written commentary and stories about the sport at 16 world championships and 22 Canadian figure skating championships and is the author of three previous books about figure skating.

Diamond has been a consulting publisher to the NHL since 1984.

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