Stepping up

Swift, E.M.
February 1994
Sports Illustrated;2/28/94, Vol. 80 Issue 8, p46
Highlights events in men's figure skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics. Major errors committed by Brian Boitano, Viktor Petrenko and Kurt Browning during their short programs; Gold medalist Alexei Urmanov; Silver medalist Elvis Stojko; Bronze medalist Philippe Candeloro; Stojko's artistic style and reaction of the judges.


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