Brian Pockar biography

Brian Pockar

Figure skating, Olympic athlete

1959 – 1992

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Who was Brian Pockar?

Brian James Pockar was a Canadian figure skater. He was the 1982 World bronze medalist, a three-time Canadian national champion, and competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics. He was born and died in Calgary.

After turning pro, Pockar toured with Stars on Ice and worked as a choreographer. He died of AIDS in 1992. Scott Hamilton outed Pockar as gay in Hamilton's autobiography, Landing It.

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Born
Oct 27, 1959
Calgary
Also known as
  • Brian James Pockar
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Lived in
  • Calgary
Died
Apr 28, 1992
Calgary

Submitted
on July 23, 2013