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    My book review: "Skating On Air: The Broadcast History of an Olympic Marquee Sport"

    I couldn't find the original thread for this book if there was one, but I've posted my review of Kelli Lawrence's "Skating On Air" on my blog.

    In short: I highly recommend it.

    Due to my podcast, I've been sent a ton of books to review (I have Scott Gregory's Champion Mindset, Andy Schell's Flying Camels Tiger Mothers, and the newer Life on the Edge to name just a few) all sitting on my nightstand. I sadly don't have a ton of time to read these days so I'm slow getting to review them all. But I'm doing the best I can! These authors were kind enough to send them along to me, so the least I can do is read them and give my thoughts.

    Enjoy!
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    Thanks for sharing. Sounds like a fun read.

    Life on the Edge and Flying Camels & Tiger Mothers are both good (albeit totally different) reads as well.

    Looking forward to some more podcasts soon.

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    Definitely going to see if I can get it through Inter-library loan. Thanks for the review. I downloaded the sample to my kindle earlier, and loved it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by essence_of_soy View Post

    Looking forward to some more podcasts soon.
    Me too. I have two in the hopper, but am in the middle of switching hosting services. The bandwidth requirements for the podcasts is huge. So it's taking longer than expected to get it all worked out.
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    Ack. Just fixed a bunch of typos. I'm a great speller, just a terrible typist.
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    Quote Originally Posted by manleywoman View Post
    I couldn't find the original thread for this book if there was one,...
    Here's the original thread for this book that includes comments by the author herself: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/showthread.php?t=79005
    "Randy [Starkman (1960-April 16, 2012)] lived by the same motto as the rest of us. The Olympics isn’t every four years, it’s every single day. He just got it." --Canadian Olympic kayaker Adam van Koeverden

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    Thank you! I had searched for it, but couldn't find it at all.
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    Have it on my Kindle for vaykay reading this summer!
    "Once you've skated together long enough, and you're really good friends, you can close your eyes, put your hand out and she's right there." Joe Dolkiewicz, 2011 US Novice Pairs Bronze Medalist

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