World Figure Skating Museum and Hall of Fame
The World Figure Skating Museum and Hall of Fame is the only organization in the world dedicated to the preservation of international skating history.
Among the items on display are these skating costumes.
Backstory and Context
The museum includes exhibits on skaters such as Debra Janine Thomas, who was inducted into the United States Figure Skating hall of Fame in 2000. Thomas was not only an Olympian and the first African American champion of figure skating, but an orthopedic surgeon.
"Debi Thomas." Biography. Accessed December 18, 2014. http://www.biography.com/people/debi-thomas-537712#leading-1980s-skater&awesm=~oHPDJsHv8EwsSZ