How Backflipping Black Figure Skater Surya Bonaly Changed Sports Forever
May 14, 2016
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Surya Bonaly is the only female figure skater in history who can complete a very illegal and dangerous backflip — yet the black figure skater never won gold. Did race play a part in this?

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