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Fire on Ice Autobiography of a Champion Figure Skater

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ISBN-10: 0061153850

ISBN-13: 9780061153853

Edition: 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Sasha Cohen, Kathy Goedeken, Amanda Maciel

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Olympic silver medalist Sasha Cohen tells her story -- on and off the ice champion figure skater Sasha Cohen captured the world's attention with her exquisite spiral and outstanding layback spin at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. In Torino, she reigned as the most intriguing contender in figure skating at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games and triumphed with the silver medal. For the first time, Sasha tells her amazing story, in her own words, including: Her discovery of ice skating at age 7 and the coaches who trained her Her comeback from the injury that almost ended her career The crushing lows and miracle wins This is the official autobiography of the…    
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Sasha Cohen is an unbelievably charming, gifted skater, and she is the early favorite to win the Gold Medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Italy. She placed fourth at the 2002 Games, and has since improved her skating, trained with new coaches, worked as a professional model, and taken the world by storm!

Photographer Kathy Goedeken has been photographing skaters for over nine years. She has been published in the periodicals "Sports Illustrated for Kids", "Sports Illustrated for Women", as well as several skating magazines. Her photos appear in Scholastic's 1997 "Michelle Kwan: Heart of a Champion", Simon and Schuster's 1997 "Boitano's Edge", Lerner Publications' 1998 "Michelle Kwan: Champion on Ice", Scholastic's 1998 "Michelle Kwan Scrapbook", and has photographed all of the covers for Hyperion Book's 2000 series Michelle Kwan Presents Skating Dreams.Ms. Goedeken's photographs have appeared in numerous figure skating programs. Her TV credits include "Ice Skating on E!" and "Scott Hamilton…    

Amanda Maciel has worked in book publishing since graduating from Mount Holyoke College and is currently a senior editor at Scholastic. She spends her free time writing, running, or riding the subway with her young son. She lives with him, her husband, and their cat, Ruby, in Brooklyn, New York. Tease is her first novel.

Introduction: February 2002
Gymnastics and Ice Cream: 1984 to 1991
On the Ice: 1991 to 1993
New House, New Coaches: 1993 to 1997
Training for the Next Level: 1997 to 1999
Senior Competitor: 1999 to 2000
A Setback: 2000 to 2001
Road to the Olympics: 2001 to 2002
The Olympic Dream: Training and Opening Ceremonies
Dream Becomes Reality: The 2002 Winter Games
A New Cycle Begins: Summer and Fall 2002
East Coast Girl: The 2002-2003 Season
Hitting My Stride: 2003 to 2004
A New Chapter Begins: 2004
Coming Full Circle: The 2004-2005 Season Begins
2005 Nationals
From the Worlds to Connecticut: Spring and Summer 2005
The Olympic Season Begins: 2006
Golden: The 2006 Nationals
The 2006 Olympics