Triumph on Ice
The New World of Figure SkatingUnknown - 2011
When Olympic figure skating judge Jean Senft blew the whistle on vote trading at the 1998 Nagano Winter Games, she opened the door to an entirely new way of judging. This system, which was developed and adopted following the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, is driving the sport in new directions. As skaters are pushed to explore ever-more difficult and dramatic ways of scoring points, they are changing the very nature of figure skating. In Triumph on Ice, Senft describes in detail how that new system has lead to this new type of skating, which was so thrillingly on display at the 2010 Olympics. Se.
Publisher: Vancouver [B.C.] : Greystone Books, 2011, ©2010.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (135 pages) : color portraits, digital file