Sport: Tozzer v. Stenuf

Gone are the days when the U. S. figure-skating championship was a private party for a handful of Eastern socialites. Last week, when the 23rd national tournament was held at Cleveland's swank Skating Club, officials were a little embarrassed at the large turnout. From North & South, from East & West they came, in contestants, largest entry list in the history of the event. To examine each skater's hairline tracings in twelve finicky figures was a laborious task for the tournament's five judges.

After two days of peering & poring—first over the school figures...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!