Former figure skater and HUGE figure skating fan.
Charlene von Saher - 4 Olympic seasons later!
I absolutely used to adore former British champion Charlene von Saher. She represented Great Britain at the 1994 Winter Olympics, was completely ROBBED in the short program and went on to a professional career skating in shows in England and competing in events such as the Miko Masters in France, and the Ladies Professional Championships and U.S. Professional Championships in the U.S. I just stumbled upon this site of a charity event being organized by Charlene and her mother Marei:
Check out this picture:
For those of you not familiar with Charlene, here's an old (1994) article about her from the New York Times:
Girl is looking GOOD!
^ Mom is a lovely lady, too!
Oh my goodness i was sat next to the pair of them at British Nationals this year and had no idea who they were!! They were really warm and friendly. Now i'm hoping i didn't say anything too stupid about the skating
Search further on their names and you will find some fascinating articles about an international legal battle they waged and won over the past decade. It involves artwork.