Did they actually skate in Blades of Glory?
Real-life skaters who made cameos in this movie include: Sasha Cohen, Scott Hamilton, Peggy Fleming, Brian Boitano, Dorothy Hamill, Nancy Kerrigan, Kyoko Ina, Yuka Sato, Jamie Salé, and David Pelletier.
How did Michelle Kwan lose?
Kwan lost again because a skater’s final total is reached by adding “factored placements” for both the short and long programs. Until Slutskaya skated, Kwan’s combined score would have been enough to beat Hughes. But Slutskaya’s performance in the free skate earned her second and pushed Kwan into third.
Did Michelle Kwan win a gold medal?
Michelle Kwan was one of the best figure skaters of the post-school figure era, but one who was unable to win an elusive Olympic gold medal. Kwan was U.S. champion nine times (1996 and eight consecutive from 1998-2005) and World Champion five times (1996, 1998, 2000-01, and 2003). …
Did Tonya Harding ever win a gold medal?
Harding wins gold at the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships and is guaranteed a spot at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway — just as she had hoped. Still, in support of Kerrigan who had to forgo the competition due to the attack, her fellow skaters offered her a spot to compete in the Olympics as well.
Did Will Ferrell gain weight for Blades of Glory?
As ice skating phenom Chazz Michael Michaels (a.k.a., the “Tsunami of Swagger”), Ferrell this time is loudly ridiculous and oversized, figuratively and literally: he’s gained weight for the part, such that his eyes recede into his fleshy face and belly stretches his spandex costumes.
Who is Clay Pell married to?
Michelle KwanClay Pell / Spouse (m. 2013–2017)
What is skater Sarah Hughes doing now?
She is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Sarah currently practices law in New York City and is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.