Profile: Lapel Pin – 1989 Skate America, Indianapolis, Indiana By 1989, more than seven years had elapsed since a major figure skating championship had been contested in Indianapolis, Indiana. The last was the 1982 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, held in January of that year at the old Market Square Arena (since demolished). But that all… Continue reading 1989 Skate America Pin: Crossword Puzzle Effect.
The 1982 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, held in Indianapolis, Indiana, at the now-demolished Market Square Arena, has two distinctions when it comes to pins: first, the main logo pin was the smallest issued to date to commemorate a U.S. Championship, and second, the event featured an official mascot—Shivers the Penguin—that also was immortalized in a… Continue reading An Event of Distinction. 1982.