Yes, another "fluff" question
The world figure skating hall of fame is to honor skaters who have brought something to skating.
The criteria are; must be retired from amateur skating for at least five year.
Outstanding amateur record or
Notable contributions to techncial aspects or
Notable contributions to artistic aspects or
Notable contribution as a professional
Here is a list of people who have already been inducted:
Some interesting results, Janet Lynn-whom many people consider to be one of the best figure skaters of all time, did not get inducted until almost 25 years later. Irina Rodnina-the most decorated figure skater ever, did not get inducted until almost a decade later.
Coaches can also be inducted, interesting, Frank Caroll, Moskvin/Moskvina and Tarasova are not in it yet.
Once a skater is nominated, their name is presented to a panel made up of coaches, former skaters, other skating people. they need to get a 2/3 vote to get in.