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Figure Skating Isn’t Worth Watching Anymore …(But A Makeup Makeover Won’t Cure Its Ills))

Figure skating and gymnastics are obscure sports for the few. Gymnastics persists on subsidies from taxpayers provided by schools and on profitable private training centers. Figure skating lacks the schools and depends upon ice rinks with higher costs and lesser … Continue reading

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Quo Vadis, Figure Skating?

Figure skating sits in an odd sort of place, halfway between the New York City Ballet and Congress. The acknowledged ‘father’ of modern competitive skating, Jackson Haines, was an American ballet dancer who added music and ballet moves to his … Continue reading

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