*montage_spacelab_hall_of fame_figure skating_isu_2018_bobbo
*pictures from youtube and wikipedia.org :
and Sandra Bezic official website: http://www.smbcreative.ca/about.html
*source of information;
The Figure Skating Hall of Fame has got new members April2018:
Viktor Petrenko was Olympic champion in 1992 and bronze medalist in 1988. In 1992 he was world champion. He started for the USSR and Ukraine.
Japanese Shizuka Arakawa won the 2006 women’s figure skating gold medal for her country. In 2004 she was world champion.
The Russian figure skating couple Elena Valova / Oleg Vasiliev ran for the USSR: They brought gold in 1984 at the Olympics, four years later, they took silver. They are triple world champions.
The ice dancing couple Irina Moiseeva / Andrei Minenkov also started for the USSR. They were two-time World Champions (1975/1977) and brought at World Championships a total of eight medals.
Coach Bin Yao has been the driving force behind the Chinese pair run for 30 years.
The choreographer Sandra Bezic created, among others, the programs for the Olympic champions Brian Boitano (1988), Kristi Yamaguchi (1992) and Tara Lipinski (1998).
Tribut to the famous choreographer Sandra Bezic:
Thanks to “floskate” on youtube:
“Very rare footage of renowned choreographer and skating commentator Sandra Bezic who skated pairs with her brother Val, competing at the 1971 Worlds in Lyon, France. The commentator for this performance is the 1949 European Champion and 1948 Olympic and World silver medallist,”Dr Eva Pawlik of Austria.:
Thanks to “3Axel 1996” on youtube:
and Aliona Savchenko should be added to the hall of fame as soon as possible…..
So long, have a nice day; Bernhard from Germany. “Bobbo”. CIAO