Sport: Triple Threat

That chirpy little voice can be misleading. When Elaine Zayak, all of 15 and the most explosive talent to hit women's figure skating in a generation, says something, she means it. Of her quest for recognition as the world's finest in her sport, she says quite bluntly: "I don't have time to wait."

Chances are the 5-ft. 2-in., 103-lb. teen-ager will not have to. She is already the most recognizable figure in skating. The reason is simple: Zayak can do triple jumps. Until a few years ago, when Olympic Silver Medalist Linda Fratianne...

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