Friday, October 18, 2013


News that two-time Olympic silver medalist and three-time world champion Elvis Stojko will be stepping into Billy Flynn's soft-shoe(s) for a Broadway and North American tour run of Chicago, made me think about other figure skaters who've taken a stab at treading the boards instead of the ice, as well as appearing in film and television.

Check out some highlights below:

Dorothy Hamill:

Katarina Witt:

Robin Cousins:

Sasha Cohen:

Ilia Kulik:

Carol Heiss:

Alina Adams is the author of the Figure Skating Mystery series, including Murder on Ice, On Thin Ice, Axel of Evil, Death Drop and Skate Crime, now available as enhanced e-books with video footage included along with the story. Check out a sneak preview here for Nook and here for Kindle.

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