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On Edge Backroom Dealing, Cocktail Scheming, Triple Axels, and How Top Skaters Get Screwed

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ISBN-10: 1560258047

ISBN-13: 9781560258049

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jon Jackson, James Pereira

List price: $25.00
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"In the tradition of great exposes comes the first ever tell-all of the world of figure skating. Bribery, drug abuse, sexual affairs, power-hungry scheming...they're all here, as witnessed by a former Olympic-level judge and competitive skater. But On Edge is so much more than just a peek behind the curtain: here is a courageous call to fix a flawed sport." "Figure skating is one of the most popular sports in America - second only to pro football in TV viewers - and commands lucrative endorsements, fame, and infamy for its stars. But its beauty and artistry stand in direct contrast to the sordid dealings taking place off the ice - particularly among the judges. The world caught a glimpse of…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/11/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Prologue: Hotel Hi-jinx
A Feathered Fowl Takes Flight
Pointing in the Right Direction
Beads, Buttons, and Bedazzlers-My Life in Sequins
You Put Your Left Foot In
From Athlete to Official
From Plain to Plaid
A Shooting Star
Golden Boy
Salt Lake City Winter Games
Truth and Consequences
Legal Tricks and Maneuvers
Counsel's Concluding Remarks
Epilogue: Jon Jackson in the Year 1, A.S. (After Skating)
Index