The World Figure Skating Championships is an annual figure skating competition sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion.
The 1932 the men competition, the ladies competitions and the pairs competition took place February 17 to 20, 1932 in Montreal, Canada. These were the first figure skating world championships in Canada. It was the third year in a row that all competitions were hold at the same location and the same time. It was the first time that Japanese skaters participated.
Famous quotes containing the words skating, figure and/or world:
“In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“The exile is a singular, whereas refugees tend to be thought of in the mass. Armenian refugees, Jewish refugees, refugees from Franco Spain. But a political leader or artistic figure is an exile. Thomas Mann yesterday, Theodorakis today. Exile is the noble and dignified term, while a refugee is more hapless.... What is implied in these nuances of social standing is the respect we pay to choice. The exile appears to have made a decision, while the refugee is the very image of helplessness.”
—Mary McCarthy (19121989)
“We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount.... The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.”
—Omar Bradley (18931981)