Born to Skate: The Michelle Kwan Story

Born to Skate The Michelle Kwan Story From the moment her mom laced up her first pair of skates at age five Michelle Kwan has been a natural on the ice Graceful and determined she sailed through her first competition when seven years ol

  • Title: Born to Skate: The Michelle Kwan Story
  • Author: Edward Z. Epstein
  • ISBN: 9780345421364
  • Page: 475
  • Format: Paperback
  • From the moment her mom laced up her first pair of skates at age five, Michelle Kwan has been a natural on the ice Graceful and determined, she sailed through her first competition when seven years old and has been winning ever since Now, at seventeen, Michelle Kwan is poised for triumph at the 1998 Winter Olympics, training for gold and a glittering place in skating hisFrom the moment her mom laced up her first pair of skates at age five, Michelle Kwan has been a natural on the ice Graceful and determined, she sailed through her first competition when seven years old and has been winning ever since Now, at seventeen, Michelle Kwan is poised for triumph at the 1998 Winter Olympics, training for gold and a glittering place in skating history.This inspiring biography of the young skating superstar reveals the support and sacrifice that have propelled Michelle to the top her close knit family, the pressure to get a proper education while competing all over the world, the perseverance after she fell during competition and lost her number one status, and of course the constant demand to create unforgettable skating performances.A fascinating behind the scenes story of challenge and conquest, BORN TO SKATE recreates the magic and beauty of a life on the ice.

    One thought on “Born to Skate: The Michelle Kwan Story”

    1. Pretty standard fare for a young favourite in a pre-Olympic year: family support, hard training, competition ups and downs, some nice photos. Written a decade too soon, that's all that's wrong with it.

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