Sport: Olympic Figures

Only four of the five judges wore the traditional tam-o'-shanter caps, but all five were traditionalist enough to get down on their hands & knees to peer and poke at the curlicues of ice shavings. The occasion, solemnified at Indianapolis last week by the undignified postures of the judges: the figure skating tryouts for the U.S. Olympic team.

Four-time World Champion Dick Button, an automatic qualifier, was there for an exhibition. But the real interest centered on the purposeful tussle among a group of teen-age girls, each intent on earning one of the three...

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