What did Tenley Albright do?

What did Tenley Albright do?

Tenley Emma Albright (born July 18, 1935) is an American former figure skater and surgeon. She is the 1956 Olympic champion, the 1952 Olympic silver medalist, the 1953 and 1955 World Champion, the 1953 and 1955 North American champion, and the 1952–1956 U.S. national champion.

How old is Tenley Albright?

86 years (July 18, 1935)Tenley Albright / Age

Who was the first woman to win an Olympic gold medal for figure skating?

Tara Lipinski was six years old when she started ice skating. From age three she had taken roller-skating classes and private lessons.

Who was the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in figure skating?

Dorothy Hamill, in full Dorothy Stuart Hamill, (born July 26, 1956, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.), American figure skater who won the gold medal for women’s figure skating in the 1976 Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria. Hamill first skated at age eight on a backyard pond.

Is Dorothy Hamilton still alive?

Dorothy Stuart Hamill (born July 26, 1956) is a retired American figure skater. She is the 1976 Olympic champion and 1976 World champion in ladies’ singles….

Dorothy Hamill
Hamill in 2001
Personal information
Country represented United States
Born Dorothy Stuart Hamill July 26, 1956 Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Is 10 too old to start figure skating?

There is never an age that it is too late to begin figure skating, but to be able to learn to land double and triple jumps does take time. It may be too late to master those difficult jumps if a skater begins skating in puberty or later.

Has Scott Hamilton ever been married?

Tracie HamiltonScott Hamilton / Spouse (m. 2002)

Who was the first person to do a backflip on ice?

Bonaly is the only Olympic figure skater to land a backflip on one blade; she performed it at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan….

Surya Bonaly
Born 15 December 1973 Nice, France
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 11⁄2 in)

Who is the tallest female ice skater?

Zhang Dan
Country represented China
Born 4 October 1985 or 4 October 1987 (see also Age controversy below) Harbin
Height 169.5 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Former partner Zhang Hao