Features

To date, Skate Guard has released two in-depth, book-length features free of charge. Whatever your interest in figure skating history, these features will paint a different picture on your understanding of the sport's rich past.

ALL THE BEST, BELITA: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF BELITA JEPSON-TURNER (2017)


An in-depth biography of British figure skater, actress and dancer Belita Jepson-Turner. Belita was an absolutely compelling, remarkable character and her story is full of ups and downs, humour and charm.

THE LOST YEARS: SKATING AND THE GREAT WAR (2018)



Commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of the end of The Great War, this feature takes an in-depth look at how skating survived and thrived during the War around the world. A fascinating glimpse back through time!