Jessica Cauffiel was a figure skater as a youth in Michigan, and trained for several weeks with International Figure Skating Champion and choreographer Sharon Wissel, in preparation for her turn as a former Olympian in Ice Dreams.
My father died, it was an accident. Just before the games. I was in the car.
Tim King: I didn't know, I'm sorry, I.
Amy Clayton: After that I, I just couldn't skate anymore.
Early on, Amy opens her scrapbook. A small article titled 'Amy Clayton Wins National Competition' takes up about half the first page. Amy turns three more pages, and the same article appears, now filling an entire page. The headline suggests Amy's ice skating career, but the body of the article is actually about sheep-breeding winners at the local county fair. No mention of ice skating.