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Skater Biographies and Autobiographies

Books written by skaters about themselves and skater biographies written by others. Includes books about Apolo Anton Ohno, Bonnie Blair, Derek Parra, Jayson Sutcliffe, Michelle Kwan, Nancy Kerrigan, Sarah Hughes, Tony Hawk, Tonya Harding, and Wayne Gretzky, plus the current top 20 best selling sports biographies at Amazon.com

Inline and Roller Skaters

Derek Parra
Inline speed skater turned Olympic ice speed skater Derek Parra's 2003 autobiography "Reflections on Ice" won the Benjamin Franklin Book Award for excellence in Independent Publishing.

Jayson Sutcliffe
In 2004 inline figure skating world champion Jayson Sutcliffe of Australia released a tell-all autobiographical book called "Rolaboi - Renegade Skater".

Ice Skaters

Apolo Anton Ohno
Books about Olympic short track speed skating gold medal winner Apolo Anton Ohno.

Bonnie Blair
Books for children and adults about Olympic ice speed skating champion and gold medal winner Bonnie Blair.

Derek Parra
Books about inline speed skater turned Olympic ice speed skating gold medal winner Derek Parra.

Michelle Kwan
A collection of books about Ice figure skating world champion Michelle Kwan.

Nancy Kerrigan
Books about Olympic ice figure skater Nancy Kerrigan.

Sarah Hughes
Books about Olympic figure skating gold medal winner Sarah Hughes.

Tony Hawk
Books about 10-time X Games gold medal winner and pro skateboarder Tony Hawk.

Tonya Harding
Books about the controversial but resilient ice figure skater Tonya Harding.

Wayne Gretzky
A collection of books about "The Great One" - ice hockey champion Wayne Gretzky.


20 Best Selling Sports Biographies at Amazon.com
(As of December 2004)

01. The Games Do Count (Brian Kilmeade)
02. Favre (Bret and Bonita Favre)
03. Where Else Would You Rather Be? (Mary Levy)
04. It's Not About My Bike (Lance Armstrong)
05. My Sweetest Victory (Alex Zanardi)
06. The Grand Slam (Mark Frost)
07. Touching the Void (Joe Simpson)
08. Oh My! (Dick Enberg)
09. Namath: A Biography (Mark Kriegel)
10. 23 Days in JulyL Lance Armstrong's Victory (John Wilcockson)
11. The Bad Guys Won! (Jeff Pearlman)
12. Unforgiveable Blackness (Geoffrey C. Ward)
13. The Dale Earnhardt Story (ESPN)
14. Caddy for Life: Bruce Edwards (John Feinstein)
15. Into Thin Air (Jon Krakauer)
16. Death of WCW (Reynolds and Alvarez)
17. Every Second Counts (Lance Armstrong)
18. Catch This! NFL's Sharpest Weapon (Terrell Owens)
19. How I Play Golf (Tiger Woods)
20. Sunday Morning Quarterback (Phil Simms)
21. Swimming to Antarctica (?)
22. To Be The Man (?)
23. When Nothing Else Matters: Michael Jordan (Michael Leahy)
24. Ted Williams Biography (Leigh Montville)
25. Soul of a Butterfly (Muhammad Ali)
26. Ballad of the Whiskey Robber (Julian Rubinstein)
27. The Teammates (David Halberstam)
28. Arnold Palmer Memories (Arnold Palmer)
29. Ben Hogan: An American Life (James Dodson)
30. Golden Boy (Paul Hornung)



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