Dorothy Hamill on a Life in Skating

Thursday, October 04, 2007

Dorothy Hamill charmed America at the 1976 Olympics with her smile and gold-medal winning performance. In A Skating Life, Ms. Hamill candidly reveals the many personal hardships that she has faced despite her success on ice.

Events: Dorothy Hamill will be speaking and signing books
Thursday, October 4 at 7pm
Greenwich Library
101 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT

A Skating Life is available for purchase at


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Comments [3]

RoseMary from Hawaii

I need to know--Dorothy's red velvet cake was the best ever--is the recipe in this book?---or where can I get it...she is quite the baker.
I absolutelt still think she is the greatest.

Feb. 27 2008 04:00 PM
carolita from manhattan

This is for Dorothy! I remember getting the "Dorothy Hamill" haircut at Sexy Scissors in Flushing, Queens. I presented this episode of my life at the Rejection Show at the UCB. If you knew how unlike Dorothy I look, you'd see how comical it was:

Oct. 04 2007 12:54 PM
chestine from NY

Hello to Dorothy - you signed my treasured boot a few years ago at Rockefeller - your edging will always inspire skaters - I watch you on that Lussi spin tape - those blur spins of yours!! who else can do them? You will always take my breath away. And I am so glad you tell the truth, will read your book with interest. I had an alcoholic father too, so i have some idea of how that works - All the best to you, forever an inspiration no matter what - and thank you Leonard for letting me hear her interviewed by you!

Oct. 04 2007 12:28 PM

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