- Jun 21, 2003
The sport that peaked in the 1990s in the US could desperately use a makeover — and not just at the Olympic level.
Nothing really new, but IMO a well-balanced appraisal.
(Dick Button needs to work on his hands and fingers in the accompanying picture. Nothing wrong with Michelle Kwan, Lu Chen and Irina Slutskaya from 1996, though.)
The author principally blames the continuing elite/expensive aspect of the sport in America.