^Hamill, Dorothy; Clairmont, Elva. Dorothy Hamill On and Off the Ice. A.A. Knopf. 1983: 114. ISBN 978-0-394-85610-0. Still, it was exciting to see all the famous foreign skaters, Karen Magnussen from Canada (the local girl); Beatrix Schuba, the girl from Austria who was said to have the best figures in the history of skating; little Christine Errath from East Germany and her teammate Sonja Morgenstern.
^Künzle-Watson, Karin; DeArmond, Stephen J. Ice Skating: Steps to Success. Steps to Success 1. Human Kinetics. 1996: 113. ISBN 978-0-87322-669-1. To this day, there are two individuals considered the best at this art: Gillis Grafström of Sweden, who was the men's Olympic champion in 1920, 1923, and 1928, and Beatrix "Trixi" Schuba of Austria, who was the women's Olympic champion in 1972.
^Sivorinovsky, Alina. Inside Figure Skating. MetroBooks. 2000: 17. ISBN 978-1-58663-005-8. Her closest competitor, 1972 Olympic champion Beatrix "Trixie" Schuba of Austria, was a lethargic freestyler but arguably the greatest figure skater the world had ever seen.
^U.S. men win on ice, but not like Dutchman.. The Miami News (Miami, FL). Associated Press. 7 February 1972 [22 January 2010]. And, just as she said she would, Miss Schuba used that lead to breeze to victory and a gold medal while Miss Holmes faded to fourth, giving Miss Magnussen, the North American champion, the silver and Miss Lynn, the four-time U.S. titlist, the bronze, America's second in the games.
^Trixi wins title and then retires. The Montreal Gazette (Montreal). Canadian Press. 13 March 1972: 23 [9 February 2011]. Trixi Schuba, a sad Austrian girl who laughingly apologized for winning, has capped her international skating career by retaining her world figure-skating crown.
^Schuba Edges Proell As Athlete of Year. Lawrence Daily Journal-World (Lawrence, KS). Associated Press. 22 December 1972: 15 [24 August 2011]. Austria's Beatrix Schuba, the world and Olympic figure skating champion, beat double World Cup ski winner and current leader in the Cup standings, Annemarie Proell, in a sports writers' poll of Best Athlete of the Year.
^No More Figures In Figure Skating. The New York Times. Associated Press. 9 June 1988 [4 February 2011]. Under the rule change, the figures' share of the total score, which was 60 percent 20 years ago, will go down immediately from 30 to 20 percent. A revamped short program's value will be increased to 30 percent from 20.