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In 1988, two of the world’s top figure skaters, Brian Boitano of the USA and Brian Orser of Canada, fought out an epic contest at the Winter Olympics.  Dubbed the “Battle of the Brian’s”, the showdown was decided by the narrowest of margins and on the final dance.  Kirsty Mcquire of Sparklab Productions talks to Brian Boitano for Sporting Witness

 

SportsNet Magazine MEMORIES OF CALGARY ’88 25th Anniversary Collectors’ Edition As Told To Kristina Rutherford THE STARS OF THE WINTER GAMES LOOK BACK 25 YEARS LATER

Skating Magazine Boitano receives high marks for delicious dishes June/July 2012 By Amy Rosewater It’s a fairly frequent occurrence for someone to see Brian Boitano and recognize him as the Olympic gold medalist figure skater that he is…

Q & A with Brian Boitano, the Hall of Famer Olympic champ dishes on Calgary and the state of the sport now June 23, 2008 By Katie Weigel, special to icenetwork.com After several distractions and a few detours, the 1988 Olympic gold medalist finally sat down to talk in Chicago during a break in the rehearsal…

Wikipedia on Brian Boitano Brian Boitano first made his mark on the international scene when he won the bronze medal at the 1978 World Junior Figure Skating Championships, beating future rival Brian Orser for that medal. In 1982, Boitano became the first American to land a triple axel. In 1987, he introduced his signature jump, the ‘Tano triple lutz’ in which the skater raises his left arm above his head.

Brian Boitano on his “South Park” legacy and more Brian Boitano Interview Spectacular! December 2007 By Mandi Bierly We sit down with the skating legend to talk about his Manilow-riffic holiday special, his “South Park” legacy, and more…

Brian Boitano Bio on IMDb Brian began to skate at age 8 when he went to a figure skating show which starred Peggy Fleming. He fell in love with the sport and quickly became very accomplished. At times, he even gave the 1984 men’s Olympic Champion, Scott Hamilton, a run for his money…

Q&A: Olympic gold medalist Brian Boitano January 20, 2008 By Amy RosewaterOne month away from the 20th anniversary of his Olympic gold medal win in Calgary, Brian Boitano is as busy as ever. …

Need more ice? There’s figure skating too June 23, 2008 By Katie Weigel, special to icenetwork.comThere will be plenty of football on New Year’s Day and through the weekend. NFL playoffs, bowl games…

2010 Olympics setting up to be USA-Canada showdown Brian began to skate at age 8 when he went to a figure skating show which starred Peggy Fleming. He fell in love with the sport and quickly became very accomplished. At times, he even gave the 1984 men’s Olympic Champion, Scott Hamilton, a run for his money…

Harding-Kerrigan scandal stands the test of time The Harding-Kerrigan Scandal Stands The Test of Time. This article has lots of quotes from Brian about the 1994 rivalry. It’s been 15 years and people still talking about it!…

‘American Idol’ needs a ‘South Park’ Song Night Brian began to skate at age 8 when he went to a figure skating show which starred Peggy Fleming. He fell in love with the sport and quickly became very accomplished…

Alissa Czisny hopes to conquer the worlds and her nerves Alissa Czisny, the reigning U.S. figure skating champion, has all the skills but has had to work hard on improving her mental toughness…

‘Brian-Brian’ rivalry gives South Korean skater some competitive insight Kim Yu-Na is coached by Brian Orser of Canada, who waged a memorable battle with the United States’ Brian Boitano at the 1988 Calgary Olympics….

Passing The Torch Brian Boitano loves to watch figure skating on television. He is, was, always will be a charismatic Olympian, a gold-medal winner with the entertainer’s flair and the athlete’s grit…

10 most remarkable athletic performances Brian Boitano’s gold-medal figure skating performance at the 1988 Olympics in Calgary. So few skaters ever have delivered their best when the lights are brightest, but Boitano did…..

Top USA Winter Olympic moments. Scroll through the photos- Brian’s performance in the Olympics is #9!….

Top 10 Figure Skating Rivalries. It was the battle of the Brians at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. After gold-medalist Scott Hamilton retired following the 1984 Games, Canadian Brian Orser and American Brian Boitano were neck and neck…

‘Brian-Brian’ rivalry gives South Korean skater some competitive insight Kim Yu-Na is coached by Brian Orser of Canada, who waged a memorable battle with the United States’ Brian Boitano at the 1988 Calgary Olympics….

BRIAN BOITANO FEATURED IN SKATING (JUNE 1993) For an update on Brian Boitano, unlike some other former Olympic Champions, the last thing you need to ask is. “What’s new?”For, as surely everyone involved in skating must know by now. It is Brian Boitano who was the driving force behind the International Skating Union’s (I.S.U.) landmark decision to allow professionals the option of applying for reinstatement as amateurs, thereby opening the proverbial door for a return to Olympic competition…..

Brian Boitano S.F. home has comfort, style, views Brian Boitano’s list of accomplishments includes winning the U.S. Figure Skating Championships four times, the World Championships twice and a gold medal at the 1988 Winter Olympics.