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Videos of Famous Figure Skaters

Figure skating must be seen and videos make it possible for ice skaters, figure skating fans, and those who like to ice skate to see skating in action. This section includes several different short figure skating videos of famous skaters.

Video of Jeremy Abbott
This video shows figure skating champion Jeremy Abbott in action.

Video Montage of Women U.S. Figure Skating Champions
"U.S. Ladies Figure Skating Champions - A History," is a video montage put together by a user on YouTube.com. Almost every U.S. Ladies figure skating champion is shown.

Video Montage of Famous Pair Skaters
This video montage shows great pair skaters from the past and present.

Video Montage of Footwork
Footwork, in figure skating, is when steps and turns are put together on the ice in any creative way. This video montage shows some of the best ice skaters in the world doing footwork.

Ondrej Nepela - The Lost Champion Video
Ondrej Nepela of Czechoslovakia won the 1972 Olympic men's figure skating title. He was considered a master at compulsory figures and was noted for his spins and consistent jumps. It has been said that he is one of the forgotten ice skating champions.

Figure Skating Video Montage to a Joni Mitchell Song
A figure skating fan and YouTube user put together a beautiful figure skating video montage of some favorite performances of figure skating champions to "River" by singer Joni Mitchell.

Video of Surya Bonaly's Backflip on Ice
French figure skater, Surya Bonaly, is famous for doing a backflip on the ice and landing it on one foot. Surya's backflip on the ice is considered her trademark move. This is a short video clip showing Surya Bonaly doing that trademark backflip.

Video of Christopher Bowman at the 1992 Winter Olympic Games
Christopher Bowman won the men's title at the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships two times. This video shows his performance at the 1992 Winter Olympic Games. He came in 4th at that Olympics and landed a triple Axel during that performance.

Video of the Champions From the Broadmoor Skating Club
This video highlights some of the great skaters who have skated for the Broadmoor Skating Club which is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The video shows the club's history of Olympic, world, national, and international figure skating champions.

Janet Champion Photo Video Montage
Janet Champion was a professional ice show performer. She toured the United States with Shipstads and Johnson Ice Follies. She skated with Ice Follies for nine years performing innovative skating and acrobatic moves on the ice and was considered the "Shirley Temple of the Skating World." This photo video montage highlights her skating.

Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon Video Montage
This is a video montage dedicated to Canadian ice dance champions Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon.

Video Montage of Figure Skating Champion Sasha Cohen
Figure Skater Sasha Cohen won a Silver Medal in the 2006 Winter Olympics and she is the 2006 United States Figure Skating Ladies Champion. This video montage highlights her skating.

Video Montage of Sasha Cohen's Spirals
This video montage shows Sasha Cohen's spirals and spiral sequences over the years. Sasha Cohen was the Olympic Figure Skating Silver Medalist in 2006. She is known for doing exceptional spiral sequences.

Scott Cramer - Video of 1980 World Professional Figure Skating Champion
This video shows Scott Cramer's winning performance at the 1980 World Professional Figure Skating Championships.

Video of Scott Cramer Doing a Back Flip on Ice Skates
Scott Cramer was the third figure skater in history to do back flips on ice skates.....he did 10,032 of them. This video shows Scott doing one of his famous back flips in 1986.

Video Montage of 1976 Olympic Figure Skating Champion John Curry
John Curry is the 1976 Olympic Men's Figure Skating Champion. He is known for bringing ballet and dance to the ice. This video montage, put together by YouTube User Floskate, shows some of John Curry's moments on the ice.

Video of 1975 World Figure Skating Champion Dianne DeLeeuw
Dianne DeLeeuw won the ladies title at the 1975 World Figure Skating Championships and went on to win a silver medal at the 1976 Olympic Games. This video shows her winning performance at the 1975 World Figure Skating Championships.

Video of Peggy Fleming - 1968 Olympic Figure Skating Champion
Peggy Fleming is most famous for winning the 1968 Winter Olympics. This is a video showing her winning performance.

Video Memories of Figure Skating Champion Randy Gardner
This video montage was put together by figure skating champion Randy Gardner. It shows memories of his childhood, his life, and his skating.

Video Montage of Ice Capades
This video montage shows fifty years of Ice Capades memories.

Midori Ito - Video of a Great Japanese Figure Skating Champion
Midori Ito was a Japanese figure skating champion. She was the first asian woman to win a world figure skating title. She is famous for being the first woman figure skater to land a triple axel. This video shows her doing that jump.

Video of Donald Jackson - 1962 World Figure Skating Champion
Donald Jackson won the World Figure Skating Championships in 1962. This is a video showing that winning performance. His performance made history since he landed the first triple lutz jump and he received seven perfect 6.0 scores. He was also the first Canadian male to win a world figure skating title.

Video of Ryan Jahnke's Performance at the U.S. National Championships 2003
Ryan Jahnke won the bronze medal at the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships in 2003. This video shows his performance at the 2003 National Figure Skating Championships.

Video of Figure Skating Champion Terry Kubicka
Terry Kubicka was the 1976 US national men's figure skating champion. He also was the first man to do a backflip at a figure skating competition. This video clip shows his long program at the 1976 World Figure Skating Championships. His controversial and famous backflip is shown in this video. The move was banned shortly after the event.

Tara Lipinski Video Montage
This is a video montage of 1998 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Tara Lipinski. She is youngest Olympic gold medalist in figure skating history.

Janet Lynn - 1972 U.S. National Figure Skating Championships Video
Janet Lynn was the United States National Figure Skating Champion from 1969 through 1973. She won an Olympic bronze medal in 1972. This is a video of her winning performance at the 1972 U.S. National Figure Skating Championships.

Video of 1972 Junior Pair Skating Champions Michelle McCladdie and Richard Ewell
Richard Ewell and Michelle McCladdie were the first African Americans to win a national title in pair skating. This video shows their winning performance at the 1972 United States National Figure Skating Championships.

McLaughlin and Brubaker - Video of the 2007 Junior World Champions
Keauna McLaughlin and Rockne Brubaker, the 2007 United States National Junior Pair Skating Champions and 2007 Junior World Pair Skating Champions, were rising pair skating stars.

Video of 2006 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Evgeni Plushenko
Evgeni Plushenko is the 2006 Olympic Men's Figure Skating Champion. This video montage highlights his great skating.

Jozef Sabovcik's Performance 1986 European Skating Championships
At the 1986 European Figure Skating Championships Jozef Sabovcik thought he landed a quadruple toe loop, and so did the audience, judges and television commentators, but the International Skating Union decided it was not a true quad since his free leg scraped the ice as he landed the jump. This video shows that historical moment. Did Sabaovcik...

Video Memories of Champion Figure Skater Barbie Smith
Barbie Smith was considered one of the most talented figure skaters in history. In this video, YouTube User, K9henrydog, has put together memories of Smith. It is known that she performed with the Ice Capades in the mid-1980s, but after that, she left figure skating, and just seemed to disappear.

Video of JoJo Starbuck and Ken Shelley - 1972 Pair Skating Champions
JoJo Starbuck and Kenneth Shelley won the United States national pair skating title in 1970, 1971, and 1972. This video show their winning 1972 performance.

Video of Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean's Bolero Free Dance
Olympic Ice Dance Champions Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean did a free dance performance at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo that is remembered as a legendary performance. They skated to Maurice Ravel's Boléro and received nine perfect 6.0 scores. This video shows that legendary performance.

Video of United Kingdom's Elite Figure Skaters
This YouTube video was submitted directly to About.com by Dan Perceval who is the founder of Xtreme Ice Skating. This video tells a story through music. Dan met and skated with three of the United Kingdom's elite figure skaters. One of the skaters is 2010 Olympic hopeful, Elliot Hilton.

Video of 1981 World Pair Skating Champions Irina Vorobieva and Igor Lisovsky
Irina Vorobieva and Igor Lisovsky were skaters from the Soviet Union who won the World Figure Skating Championships in 1981. This is a video of their winning performance which took place in Hartford, Connecticut.

Caroline Zhang Video
Caroline Zhang is the 2007 Junior World Figure Skating Champion. This is a video of Caroline Zhang practicing her program.

Carol Heiss - Video of the 1960 Olympic Figure Skating Champion
Carol Heiss reigned as the figure skating champion of the United States from 1957 through 1960. She went on to win the Olympics in 1960. This is video shows her 1960 gold medal performance which took place in Squaw Valley, California, USA.

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