Michael Chack: Pictures & Video
Here are some video clips of Michael skating. The movies are in .avi
format. (On Unix platforms, you can view them using
- chack4d.avi (1.3M)
Michael does a double axel in the warmup prior to the short program
at 1993 US Nationals. Note the position of the hands on the hips.
This clip, and the others from 1993 Nationals, are from the commercial
video tapes of the event; they can be purchased from R&J Video at
209-476-0124. Copyright (c) 1993, USFSA.
- chack5d.avi (3.5M)
Spin combination from Michael's short program at 1993 US Nationals.
- chack6d.avi (3.4M)
Michael does a triple lutz/triple toe combination in the warmup prior
to the free skate at 1993 US Nationals. Note the superb technique;
the lutz is entered from a true outside edge,
the second jump has as much height and power as the first, and the
flow and carriage of the landing are especially good.
- chack7d.avi (1.6M)
Michael's trademark move, the "Chack toe": a triple toe loop
with his hands on his hips. Also note the footwork entrance to the
jump. This is from his free skate at 1993 US
- chack8d.avi (2.2M)
Travelling camel spin combination from the end of Michael's program
at "An Evening with Champions 1995". (This clip is from the PBS
Michael skates in "Broadway on Ice" at the Andy Williams Theatre,
May 2000. This is the opening section of his "Yankee Doodle Dandy"