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Evgeni Plushenko Biography

Produced on November 3, 1982, in Solnechny, Russia (then section of the Soviet Union), Evgeni Plushenko became among the very most decorated men’s figure skating champions ever. Plushenko returned from a nearly yearlong prohibition to win another European title in the year 2012 before harms began taking a toll on ...

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Viktor Petrenko Biography

Produced on June 27, 1969, in Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, Viktor Petrenko started serious figure skating training at age 10. Named 1984 World Junior champion, he went to earn a gold medal in the 1992 Winter Olympics and win three European Championships. Petrenko nurtured the career of fellow Ukranian skating champion ...

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Mikaela Shiffrin Biography

Following a training program that put a major emphasis on exercises, she won a prestigious junior event in 2010 and the first of back-to-back U.S. slalom titles in 2011. In 2013, Shiffrin won the slalom gold medal in the World Championships and became the youngest girl in 39 years to ...

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