Tonya Harding biography

Tonya Harding

Professional Boxer, Boxer

1970 –

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Who is Tonya Harding?

Tonya Maxene Harding is an American figure skating champion, a two-time Olympian, and a two-time Skate America Champion. In 1991, she won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and placed second in the World Championships. She was the second woman, and the first American woman, to complete a triple axel jump in competition. She found herself in the international spotlight after her ex-husband, Jeff Gillooly, conspired with Shawn Eckhardt and Shane Stant to physically assault her skating competitor Nancy Kerrigan at a practice session during the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit.

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Born
Nov 12, 1970
Portland
Also known as
  • Tonya Maxine Harding
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • David Douglas High School
Lived in
  • Portland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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