like her or not Tonya Harding and the whack heard around the world helped to make skating a media spectaclein the 90's and catapulted it in popularity. Add to that the ice princess Nancy Kerrigan in Vera Wang and the orphan Waif winning OGM with Oksana Baiul and throw in the sexpot over the hill come back katarina witt and this didn't include the 1994 olympic drama with the ice dance teams (affairs of the russians) and the battle of the pairs and whining of Brasseur and Eisler. drama on and off ice.