The way they were

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    Thankyou for posting videos of Alexei from so long ago!
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    ^It is terrifying indeed but I don’t want to go deeper. The reason I've decided to post this rare video footage was because those unnamed skaters were greatn and like the daring acrobatic skaters were way beyond their time.
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    Reposted from the Voidy Show Skating thread, here's an interview from the 1970s with the late, great figure skater Belita Jepson-Turner.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffxll8MqoMI&feature=player_detailpage#t=90s

    The video is cued at the 1:30 mark, with Belita describing the atmosphere at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch, where at the age of 11 (!) she was representing Great Britain.

    (Fwiw, the entire interview is quite interesting, so check it out...)
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    Thank you for the interview.:) She was such a graceful skater.

    Interesting oldies that are also woth to check out:
    Jennifer Nicks and Valda Osborn @1953European Ice Skating Championships
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/european-ice-skating-championships-1
    Graham Sharp,Cecilia Collidge,Daphne Walker-1937
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/skating-championships-at-wembley
    Megan Taylor -1938
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/vienna-ice-skating
    Jeannette Altwegg and B. Wyatt-1948
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/queen-of-the-ice
    Marion Davis and Bridget Shirley Adams -1947
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/british-amateur-figure-skating
    British Amateur Ice Skating Championship-1946
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/ice-skating-3
    Idi Papetz and Karl Zwack-1935
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/feminine-pictorialities-no-48-the-girl-of-the-new
    Heather Harding-Cox-1947
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/ice-skating-4
    Czech National Ice Skating Championships 1962
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/national-ice-skating-mens-events
    Janet A. Sawbridge and David Hickinbottom,Guerda Johner and Ruedi Johner -Moskow-1965
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/ice-skating-championships-in-moscow
    Allen Gilleti,Rita Blumenberg and Werner Menshing ,Tatiana Nemtsova-1961
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/russian-ice-skating
    Nicol Hassler,Gabby Sayfert, Tarasova and Proskuran-Prague 1964
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/international-ice-skating-in-prague
    Tanya Nemtsova,Selga Zolner,Zdenek Dolezal/Vers Sukhankove-Paris 1958
    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/international-figure-skating-competition
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    vivika1982, thanks so much for the "new" clips!
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    Thanks vivica1982!!!!!!!!!
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    Terry Kubicka 1972 US JR Nationals
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjW9cJB7B3g

    Russian Documentary ( with English description) from 1977 about Vladimir Kovalev and Yurii Ovchinnikov
    http://films.academic.ru/film.nsf/20608/The Most Important Moments.


    ...:) and in addition tiny picture from Drobiazko/Vanagas's site:
    1995 St.Moritz Ice Dance Podium (Margarita Drobiazko & Povilas Vanagas (Gold) Barbara Fusar-Poli & Maurizio Margaglio (Silver), Ekaterina Gvozdkova & Nikolai Morozov (Bronze)
    http://www.kataniye.com/drobiazko-vanagas/en/pics-personal1.htm
    http://www.kataniye.com/drobiazko-vanagas/Pictures/Gallery/personal1/Moritz2.jpg
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    Now for a bit of figure skating archeology.... ;)

    The 1955 European Figure Skating Championships in Budapest, Hungary were held at the Városligeti Műjégpálya, - the huge outdoor ice ring in the city park.

    There is a 17 minute documentary film from the event, digital copy I am unable to locate, however.... this may be the next best thing - a 69 piece captioned slide show assembled from the film stills of the Műkorcsolya Európa bajnokság. Enjoy! :cool:

    There are some great pics here - including future stars at a very young age.

    Captions are in Hungarian, so here are a few key terminology words:
    kötelező gyakorlatok = compulsary exercises (figures and dance CDs)
    kűr = freestyle (free program)
    szabadon választott = free program (just another way of saying it)
    páros = pairs
    jégtánc = icedance
    testvérpár = a sibling pair or icedance team (e.g. Marianne Nagy+László Nagy pair, Hungary)
    házaspár = pairs or icedance partners who are a married couple (e.g. the two Czechoslovakian pairs)
    Any other translation questions, post them here or you can PM me - or just put it though an online translator - for Hungarian to English they work fabulously :confused: :rofl: :yikes: ;)
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    Thank you, for the slideshow, sbanet!
    If you ever find the documentary, please, let me know.
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    Good one, thanks! :cool:

    ...and another piece of Soviet skating history, here is the excellent 2010 Russian TV1 Documentary about the iconic and often controversial coach Stanislav Zhuk

    Станислав Жук. Великий одинокий - Stanislav Zhuk "The Great Lonesome"

    This film is in Russian, however, those who know a bit about Russian figure skating and the CSKA skaters from the late 1960s onwards should be able to follow what is going on. This synopsis should also help.... Great visuals, music score, and selection of interviews. Highly recommended. :smokin:
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    13 years old Natasha Kuchiki with Todd Sand-1990
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-_S-ZYgjso

    Their profile from 1991
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCTJVFt4jHA

    and another one including ice dancers Jeannie Miley and Michael Verlich, and Christopher Bowman.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InqSviDzMd4

    Todd Sand with Lori Blasko-1986
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEcSNnpEer4

    Natasha as single skater -1993
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeEeuyUvYNk

    15 years old Radka Kovarikova with Rene Novotny-1990
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wS3EdZJKq0

    Pictures of young Kathy Witt (scroll down for the slide show)
    http://en.katarina-witt.de/figure-skating.html
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    I'm not sure if this has been posted before, but Tara Lipinski at the 1991 U.S. Artistic Roller Skating Championships. :)
    http://youtu.be/UcYnDX0KL9E
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