It is said that in figure skating there can be no detail of insignificant or trivial nature. Everything – from picking the perfect musical score, to choosing the right costume, to nailing the most difficult of jumps, to making the audience and judges hold their breaths – counts. While on ice the sport radiates grace and elegance, off the rink it is famous for emotional opinion exchanges and even controversial disputes, in many cases related to the highly complex judging system. Nevertheless, figure skating competitions are still awaited by fans and viewers, all eager to see some of their favorite stars jumping, spinning and lifting up in the air. In order to find out more about figure skating, its types, point-scoring system and most famous skaters – read this book.