U.S. figure skater Brian Boitano was born on October 22, 1963 in Mountain View, California. He is the 1988 Olympic champion, the 1986 and 1988 World Champion, and the 1985–1988 U.S. National Champion. He turned professional following the 1988 season. He returned to competition in 1993 and competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics, where he placed sixth.
Brian Boitano updates
(1) I am excited to announce that "The Brian Boitano Project" will be premiering on HGTV....January 16th! More details soon!
It follows the process of a 200-year-old house in Italy that I renovated. My great-grandfather once lived in it!
(2) @BrianBoitanoWatch for me on The Today Show....this Friday around 8:50am!
1:38 PM - 27 Nov 13
The reason for tomorrow's Today show appearance is to promote the Disson holiday show airing on Sunday.
Boitano gave an interview this week on a local tv newscast in NYC, the hook for which was a different Disson show -- the one that is a tribute to past Olympians and a send-off to the Sochi hopefuls. (The live Disson event is in two weeks in NJ; the broadcast is in Feb.)
The local interview made no mention of the new HGTV show, although Boitano was able to talk about his cooking ventures.
I must say that I admire Boitano for always coming across as sincere, affable, and interesting. He manages to promote his brand effectively in a natural way, IMHO -- nothing heavy-handed or obnoxious about him.