Inside Edge: A Revealing Journey into the Secret World of Figure Skating

Figure skating is the most beautiful and mysterious of all sports When the skaters are on the ice, every twitch of a muscle and every slip of a skate blade is visible for the world to see In Inside Edge, Christine Brennan chronicles for the first time a season on the skating circuit, intimately


Poignant and captivating, Ignatz Award winner Tillie Walden s powerful graphic memoir, Spinning, captures what it s like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know n nIt was the same every morning Wake up, grab the ice skates, and head to the rink whi

Edge of Glory: The Inside Story of the Quest for Figure Skating's Olympic Gold Medals

Respected sports journalist Christine Brennan tells the riveting tales of the world s best figure skaters during the most intense year of their young lives The story opens with the 1997 U.S national championships, when Michelle Kwan, the overwhelming favorite for the 1998 Olympic gold medal, leave

Little Girls in Pretty Boxes: The Making and Breaking of Elite Gymnasts and Figure Skaters

From starvation diets and debilitating injuries to the brutal tactics of tyrannical gymnastics guru Bela Karolyi, Little Girls in Pretty Boxes portrays the horrors endured by girls at the hands of their coaches and sometimes their own families An acclaimed expose that has already helped reform Olym