March 2008

Made for TV

While a writers' strike may have impacted some of NBC's primetime shows, the network couldn't have scripted more dramatic programming than the 2008 U.S. Championships in Saint Paul, Minn.

For a solid week - Jan. 20-27 - the top figure skaters in the land put on a show that left fans at the Xcel Energy Center and at home craving more spins, spirals and Axels.

Read all about the 2008 U.S. Championships in Saint Paul, Minn., in the March issue of SKATING.

Also featured in this issue ...

Our Satisfaction appears in 'SI for Kids'

Our Satisfaction, an accomplished band made up of U.S. senior men's skaters Traighe Rouse and Shaun Rogers, U.S. junior ice dancer Kyle Herring and British ice dancer Evan Roberts, is in its third year together and going strong.

Visconti sees blessings and guiding angels

Gary Visconti, the two-time U.S. men's champion (1965 and 1967), two-time World bronze medalist (1966-67), Olympian (1968) and member of the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame (inducted in 2001), speaks often of the many joys in his life.