An interview with David Kirby, who knows everything there is to know about figure skating. His father show skated with Sonia Henie. His parents were Canadian champions. He’s been a Novice champion. He skated in Ice Capades. He owns ice rinks. He coaches. He was PSA President. He’s one of the first members of the IJS Technical Committee. He runs SkateRadio. He’s a consultant on skating movies. Did I miss anything? In other words, he is a very interesting interview subject! Hear about how he lived in a motor home with the Protopopovs, his opinion on how the mainstream media treats the television audience, and why Sonia Henie once gave him a quarter. 1 hour, 9 minutes, 18 seconds.
Win a copy of Michael Kirby’s Book!
One lucky winner can win a copy of the book written by David Kirby’s father Michael Kirby: “Figure Skating to Fancy Skating-Memoirs of the Life of Sonja Henie.” It’s a fascinating read about what it was like traveling the world with Sonia Henie and her shows, and thought on skating at the time. It’s a wonderful book for any skater’s library.
All entries received between October 8 and November 8, 2011 are eligible. The winner will be picked at random from all correct entries sent. Click here to learn more about how to enter.