I think exercise tests us in so many ways, our skills, our hearts, our ability to bounce back after setbacks. This is the inner beauty of sports and competition, and it can serve us all well as adult athletes.
Quote by Peggy Fleming
Skating was the vessel into which I could pour my heart and soul.
When the going got tough, I really had to draw on many of the same...
When I was on the ice, in the lights, with the music and the motion,...
Giving life to music through skating was something I wanted to be known for.
The world went by, and we didn't get caught up in all the other things,...
We wanted to be achievers, but being an achiever didn't mean that you stopped being...
I think skating helped me find myself.
In 1968, in the midst of the tumultuous 1960s, the Olympics were much more than...
I really loved what the guys were doing more than anything, how high they jumped,...
Then came the choreography... the impact of music and choreography tends to really emphasize an...
My sport taught me what I could do with my talents, whether in the rink...
As a young child, I played the violin. I think that that started the spark.
The first thing is to love your sport. Never do it to please someone else....