August/September 2001

All Work ... Lots of Play
Tiffany Scott & Philip Dulebohn

It all adds up to two U.S. silver medals and two World Championship appearances for Tiffany Scott and Philip Dulebohn - best friends on and off the ice. They're back at work and ready to reach for their ultimate dream - competing at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

Want to know how to have some serious fun? Take a lesson from Tiffany Scott and Philip Dulebohn. During a recent training session at the University of Delaware Sports Science Center, the current U.S. silver medalists were hard at work on their side-by-side triple jumps, taking turns falling on their first few attempts. With every "splat" they came up smiling, joined hands and quickly skated back to the other end of the ice to try again. Of course, sweet success was reached - two perfect jumps landed in unison - prompting even bigger smiles and an impromptu disco dance by Dulebohn to the techno-pop music playing overhead. ...

Read more about Scott & Dulebohn in SKATING magazine.

Also featured in this issue ...

Profile: Jessica Joseph
by Michele Cooper

Three years ago, Jessica Joseph seemed to have it all - until her successful partnership with Charles Butler suddenly ended. She was out of competitive skating for over two years. Last summer, an early morning phone call changed all that, and within months she made the move to Hackensack, N.J., to skate again with Brandon Forsyth.

Feature: Skating Survivors
by Shannon Keeler

Keeler had the opportunity to interview three adult skaters for whom skating became the therapy required for recovery from an illness or disability. Meet these women who have survived serious hardship and managed to come back to skate and compete in the U.S. Adult Championships.