Sonja Henie on ice
(above right) The Meldrum Sisters
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"From an article in a recent New York Daily News on the crazy skating outfits worn at the Olympics. Hal Rubenstein is In Style's fashion director."
Ed: But Hal knows nothing about petticoats!
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(above) Galit Chalit and Sergei Sakhnovski
quite a few images of
(features Yuka Sato in a breathtaking poufy costume!)
"Here is a nice picture I found on - of all places - the Sports Illustrated web site. Her picture was in a gallery of the best looking women athletes. Something about Tanith Belin's skirt keeps attracting me, and I hope it does for you, as well."
Quite a pretty outfit on
First day of the 2008 BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championships - Junior Dancer Clara Gosselin, from Quebec
Sent by Gord
(below) Ann: "My spouse is something of
an expert on figure skating. As near as we can determine, this was a
production number from the
1962 Ice Follies. It's listed in that year's program, and this photo is similar in style to one other production number photo we found
('Pink Champagne' in the 1963 program)."
(above left) Cover from the 1955 Ice Follies (right) 1950 Ice Cycles cover [enlarge both]
(above left) Idora Hegel
'Big skirt' YouTube video, this part of a ice stage production
A YouTube video of 2010 Olympics ice-skating coverage
Curtis A. writes:
"It occurs to me, that tutus are not only great for showing-off a sexy, frilly rear-view, (and ballet, I suppose) but they also look very sexy on certain ice skaters, as in these examples."
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(below) Elizabeth has provided three
images of poufy skaters at the 2010 Olympics
The first one is Tanith Belbin, the other two Isabelle Delobel - all can be enlarged
YouTube video featuring a nicely froufrou'd ice skater Piper Gilles
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