Archive Monthly Archives: April 2015

Tracy Wilson: the wind beneath wings

This is a story I wrote that appeared on the Skate Canada website:   By Beverley Smith Tracy Wilson figures she learns as much as she teaches. Yes, we all know she’s a crack skating analyst for various television networks, having won Gemini Awards for her work. But the former Olympic ice dancing medalist has […]

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Tea for Toller

  For a decade, Toller Cranston played the strawberry  violin. Picasso had his Blue Period. Cranston had his Strawberry Period. Cranston always subscribed to the maxim that “If something is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.” In 1970, he walked into the home of a California coach and his psyche was ignited by her over-the […]

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