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Scott Hamilton: A Behind The Scenes Look At The Life And Competitive Times Of America's Favorite Figure Skater: An Unauthorized Biography
Profiles the figure skater, from the mystery surrounding his birth to the long string of faraway rinks and coaches that led him to four consecutive world championships and to Olympic gold
Hardcover, 347 pages
Published November 1st 1985 by St. Martin's Press
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"An unauthorized biography." Although he does not say so directly in his preface, this appears to have been an authorized project from which Scott Hamilton withdrew his approval. One can only speculate why, but it may have been that it was not as flattering a portrait as the eventual Olympic champion would have liked, particularly when it came to his ferocious competitive spirit. The 1981-1982 skating year is the centrepiece of the story, and Steere waxes rhapsodic over Hamilton's particular ...more