Willy Boeckl in Figure Skating

Privately Printed, 1937. Hardcover. Small quarto sized volume in dark maroon cloth lettered in gilt. x+ 212 pp. Appendix listing of skating champions for various categories and events from the 1890s to 1937. Illustrated with photographs and with numerous instructional diagrams. Detailed instructional on figure skating with extensive section on the school figyres as well as addtional chapters on free skating, competition and test event skating, pairs skating, fours, dancing, carnivals. A tight, very good example with rubbing at the extremities. Issued without dust jacket. Willy Boeckl was an Austrian-born figure skater whose competitive career took place mostly in the 1920s. He won the World Figure Skating Championship four times and was a silver medalist in both the 1924 and 1928 Winter Olympics. After retiring from active competition, he moved to the United States and began a long coaching career. Very Good. Item #E7586

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