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Indelible Tracings: The Story of the 1961 U.S. World Figure Skating Team

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About fifty years ago a remarkable group of figure skaters, their coaches, their families, and U.S. officials boarded Sabena Flight 548, bound for Prague, to participate in the 1961 World Championships. Their plane crashed near the Brussels airport on February 15, 1961, killing all on board. Their lives were cut short, but their influence continues to this day. This moving ...more
Hardcover, 501 pages
Published 2010 by Stewart & Gray
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CLM
Jul 23, 2011 CLM rated it really liked it
John Powers wrote about this tragedy in the Boston Globe. I grew up knowing about it because several of the skaters were from Boston. I am glad they are being remembered 50 years after the terrible plane crash. http://www.boston.com/sports/other_sp...
Kim
May 09, 2011 Kim rated it really liked it
Inspiring but so sad that the entire 1961 US Worlds team was wiped out in one horrific plane crash.
BJ
May 29, 2011 BJ rated it really liked it
Full of detail. But I felt like I actually knew the people when I finished the book. I know a whole lot more about figure skating now. I am amazed at the dedication it takes to be a champion.
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