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Only With Passion: Figure Skating's Most Winning Champion on Competition and Life - Katarina Witt, E.M. Swift
Only With Passion: Figure Skating's Most Winning Champion on Competition and Life
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Some people will remember her best for her Playboy pictorial, but Katarina Witt's greatest claim to fame is her peerless record as a figure skating champion. During her astonishing career, she won two Olympic gold medals, four world championships, and eight national championships. Even as she... show more
Some people will remember her best for her Playboy pictorial, but Katarina Witt's greatest claim to fame is her peerless record as a figure skating champion. During her astonishing career, she won two Olympic gold medals, four world championships, and eight national championships. Even as she prepared for her post-skating career, she remained competitive. In this candid autobiography, the East German–born beauty describes how she developed her skills and balanced them with her need for fulfillment and companionship. Witt's strong streak of independence gives Only with Passion a vibrancy that her skating fans will recognize.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781586484279 (1586484273)
ASIN: 1586484273
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Pages no: 198
Edition language: English
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3.0 Only With Passion: Figure Skating's Most Winning Champion on Competition and Life (Witt)
OK, once I got past the highly debatable subtitle and rather ridiculously sexed-up cover picture, this little book from 2005 was actually quite an enjoyable read. A full biography it is not, but Katarina is not the first female skater - see, for instance, Barbara Ann Scott - to combine scattered bio...
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