Discussion

Fontana makes sentimental return

Updated: February 24, 2006, 7:40 AM ET
By Amy Rosewater | Special to ESPN.com

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Silvia Fontana had no plans of skating competitively anymore.

She was busy performing in Broadway-style skating exhibitions with easy practices and lucrative deals. Instead of struggling with difficult triple jumps and having to please judges, her biggest challenges were wearing the right amount of makeup and "not messing up the group numbers for the stars."

She married her longtime sweetheart, U.S. Olympic pairs skater John Zimmerman, and was coaching young ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM