Katarina Witt has succeeded in keeping her personal life private and out of the spotlight. According to the records, she is single. But the relationship could not last long.
Think ice skating is a classy sport for only the most respectable people? The sport has a dark underbelly that's hidden by the blinding white teeth, hairspray and glitter. To celebrate figure skating coming to SBS on Christmas Day, we take a look at the skaters who took the sport to the edge. In the lead up to the Vancouver Winter Olympics, Russian figure skating champions Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shablain took to the ice wearing blackface. The duo wore red lion cloths, eucalyptus leaves and bodysuits with white markings, and performed a routine inspired by Aboriginal Australians, complete with "ceremonial dance steps". Australian Aboriginal elders slammed the routine as offensive , while the pair apologised and promised to tweak it for the Olympics. Canadian figure skating pair Jamie Sale and David Pelletier delivered flawless performances, but found themselves in second place behind the Russian team, who had given an average performance. The guilty judges were banned and the structure of judging in professional ice skating was completely overhauled to ensure it would never happen again. Sale and Pelletier got justice when their silver medal was upgraded to gold, but in a twist, the ice skating officials decided the Russian team could keep their gold medals as they were not involved in the judging scandal.
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It was an otherwise routine day at the Prince George, B. Little wonder: a decade after winning her last of two Olympic gold medals, the year-old ice princess posed nude for a pictorial in the current December issue of Playboy. Funny how sex sells. Although Stojko, the three-time world champion from Newmarket, Ont. But in the hypersensitive world of sports marketing, not all sex sells—and that is what worries Brian Orser. Last week, a Toronto court denied a bid by Orser, the year-old Canadian skating star, to ban publication of details from a nasty palimony suit launched by a former live-in lover. Orser has always been discreet about his homosexuality because many sponsors worry about public reaction to products endorsed by openly gay performers.
Becoming popular through her fans as well with her posting adventures fun times on her social media page. Her first appearance in a significant competition came in European Championships of , where she finished in the 14th position. Three years later, she made a mark when she grabbed the silver medals at the European and World Championships of The next year, known as the European champion, although the world rankings showed her at 4th position. Because of her modern physique, she did, however, some Playboy photo shots, not in the nude but showing out most of her skin.