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Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television. It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet. A little sexy too which doesn't hurt.
And the fact that I liked to show off and be the center of attention really lends itself to figure skating very well.
And so figure skating was a great vehicle for me to kind of be competitive at something, without having to be big.
What was really funny is that as I got older all those guys who called me a sissy in junior high school wanted me to be their best friend because they wanted to meet all the girls that I knew in figure skating.
Without strength and courage it's really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you're alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself.
Half of figure skating is opinion, convincing judges.
Male figure skating is different than female figure skating; we're not America's sweetheart.
Figure skating is a mixture of art and sport.
Being queer you're supposed to adore figure skating. It's a sport, not an art. I love the costumes and hate the music and of course I worship Johnny Weir because so does he. Also he's real. It's a full gay thing and it always has been.
Skating is big in Chicago. There's a lot of hockey; a lot of the boys play hockey. And figure skating is big.
I think for me it was a natural transition to move full time into acting rather than figure skating.
Probably the '86 nationals. That was my first real national title and first real statement I ever made in figure skating, and my life changed after I returned.
My mother introduced me to many different things, and figure skating was one of them. I just thought that it was magical having to glide across the ice.
When I was younger, I always dreamed of being a legend, to be remembered in figure skating.
I would just love to be able to give back to figure skating.
Ice dance should not be seen as a rigid conformist form of figure skating. There is a great deal of freedom and originality to be had.
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