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Push Dick's button : a conversation on skating from a good part of the last century--and a little tomfoolery / by Dick Button.

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Lebanon PL - Lebanon 796.912 BUT (Text) 34330512765216 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781494223472
  • ISBN: 1494223473
  • Physical Description: 241 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [2013]

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Come on in, folks! The door's open -- Entrances and exits -- Boots, laces, and pointed toes -- Where are you when we need you, Katarina Witt? -- Is that muzak to my ears? -- "Open your eyes, dummy!" -- Centering -- Is there a jump in that jump? -- What's a fall (in case you didn't know!)? -- To wilt, or not to wilt? -- A request! and a few comments on commentary -- What is the difference between the short program and the long program? -- What do you mean there's no different between the short program and the long program? -- It's called figure skating but there ain't any figures -- It's da rules, baby -- The International Judging System (IJS) -- Kiss and cry-- fifteen seconds of fame! -- You're got personality -- Likes, dislikes, and favorites -- Where do we go from here?.
Summary, etc.:
Dick Button shares his knowledge of figure skating, illustrating the facts and his analysis with his own experiences as a competitive figure skater and long-time commentator, with those of other 20th century figure skaters, and with events in 20th century figure skating competitions and exhibition performances.
Subject: Button, Dick, 1929- > Anecdotes.
Figure skating.
Figure skaters.

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