Scott Hamilton

1984 Olympic Gold Medalist
Sarajevo, Yugoslavia

Event/Season 1977/78 1978/79 1979/80 1980/81 1981/82 1982/83 1983/84
Winter Olympics     5th       1st
World Championships 11th   5th 1st 1st 1st 1st
U.S. Championships 3rd 4th 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st


Born: August 28, 1958 in Toledo, Ohio

Coaches: Don Laws, Carlo Fassi, Pierre Brunet

Skating Club: Philadelphia Skating Club & Humane Society

1981-1984: U.S. National Champion

1981-1984: World Champion

1984 Olympics, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia: Gold Medalist

1984-1986: Toured with Ice Capades

1985: Started work as skating commentator.

1986-2001: Created "Stars on Ice", toured and co-produced it. Still makes occasional guest appearances.

1988: Received Jacques Farvat Award

1990: Inducted into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

1997: Diagnosed with testicular cancer, which he recovered from.


2002: Married Tracie Robinson, a nutritionist.

2003: Son Aidan born.

2004: Diagnosed with benign brain tumor.

2006: Commentator for NBC Olympics coverage

2006: Host of the FOX  television show "Skating with Celebrities."

2008: Son Maxx born.

2009: Wrote a book, The Great Eight.

Hamilton's tireless enthusiasm in promoting skating through Stars on Ice, professional appearances and work as a TV commentator makes him one of the most influential gold medallists in modern skating history.

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