|Olympic medal record|
|Silver||1994 Lillehammer||Ladies' singles|
|Bronze||1992 Albertville||Ladies' singles|
|Nancy Kerrigan, interviewed in Turin, Italy|
|Date of birth:||October 13, 1969|
|Former Coach:||Evy Scotvold, Mary Scotvold|
Nancy Kerrigan (born October 13, 1969 in Stoneham, Massachusetts) is a two-time American Olympic figure skating medalist and 1993 U.S. champion. Figure skating has been contested in the Olympic Games since the 1908 Summer Olympics. The 1994 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games were a Winter Multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1994 The 1994 Winter Olympics Figure skating results at the Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre. The 1992 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVI Olympic Winter Games were a Winter Multi-sport event which was staged in 1992 The 1992 Winter Olympic Games Figure skating results The venue was the Halle Olympique located next to the Théâtre des Cérémonies, a The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 54 - Nero ascends to the Roman throne 409 - Vandals and Alans crossed the Pyrenees Year 1969 ( MCMLXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Mary Batdorf Scotvold is an American Figure skating coach best known for her work with Olympic medalists Paul Wylie and Nancy Kerrigan Events 54 - Nero ascends to the Roman throne 409 - Vandals and Alans crossed the Pyrenees Year 1969 ( MCMLXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Stoneham is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The Olympic Games is an international Multi-sport event established for both summer and winter games Figure skating is an athletic Sport in which individuals pairs or groups perform spins, jumps, footwork and other intricate and challenging The US Figure Skating Championships is an annual Figure skating competition organized by U
Kerrigan began skating at age six. She grew up with brothers who played hockey, and often joined in herself. She describes herself as having been a "tomboy. " She won her first figure skating medal at age nine.  Kerrigan was coached by Evy and Mary Scotvold. Mary Batdorf Scotvold is an American Figure skating coach best known for her work with Olympic medalists Paul Wylie and Nancy Kerrigan
Her first placement at a major international competition was at the 1991 World Figure Skating Championships, when the United States team scored a medal sweep in the ladies' event. The World Figure Skating Championships ( "Worlds") is an annual Figure skating competition sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Kerrigan received the bronze medal behind Kristi Yamaguchi and Tonya Harding. Kristine Tsuya "Kristi" Yamaguchi- Hedican (born July 12 1971) is an American figure skater and the 1992 Olympic Champion Tonya Maxine Harding (born November 12, 1970) is an American figure skating champion She received a bronze medal in the 1992 Winter Olympics (Yamaguchi won the gold), and the silver medal at the 1992 World Championships. The 1992 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVI Olympic Winter Games were a Winter Multi-sport event which was staged in 1992 The following season she became United States Champion and was leading the World Championship in Prague after the short program when a disastrous long program resulted in her tumbling to fifth in the standings and a win by Oksana Baiul. Prague (ˈprɑːg Praha (ˈpraɦa see also other names) is the Capital and Largest city of the Czech Republic. Oksana Baiul (Оксана Баюл (born November 16, 1977) is a Ukrainian professional figure skater.
Kerrigan gained considerable fame beyond the skating world when, on January 6, 1994, she was clubbed in the knee by Shane Stant, who was hired to assault her by Tonya Harding's ex-husband Jeff Gillooly and friend Shawn Eckardt. Events 1066 - Harold Godwinson is crowned King of England. 1205 - Philip of Swabia becomes King Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) The knee is the lower extremity Joint connecting the Femur, Patella, and the Tibia. Tonya Maxine Harding (born November 12, 1970) is an American figure skating champion Following the attack, her screaming of the words "Why? Why?" has become well-known and is even included in ESPN's Sports Century video, which chronicles the most important sports moments of the 20th century. Though Kerrigan was not able to take part in the Olympic trials due to injury, the USOC gave her a spot.
A month after the attack, Kerrigan won the silver medal in the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics at the Hamar Olymic Amphitheatre, finishing second to Oksana Baiul. The 1994 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games were a Winter Multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1994 Hamar OL-Amfi ( Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre) also called Nordlyshallen ( Polar Light Hall, is an indoor sports Arena in Oksana Baiul (Оксана Баюл (born November 16, 1977) is a Ukrainian professional figure skater. Kerrigan was criticized for leaving the Olympic venue before the closing ceremonies to take part in a pre-arranged publicity parade at Walt Disney World, her $2 million sponsor, and then for being caught on microphone during the parade saying "This is dumb. A parade (also called march or marchpast) is a procession of people usually organized along a street often in Costume, and often accompanied by Fire Walt Disney World Resort is the most visited and largest recreational resort in the world containing four Theme parks two Water parks twenty-three themed hotels I hate it. This is the most corniest [sic] thing I have ever done. " She later said her remarks had been taken out of context: she was commenting not on being in the parade, but on having to wear her silver medal in the parade. Others have wondered if Kerrigan landed higher profile endorsements than gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi because of the publicized incident, or her better fitting an "all-American" image. Kristine Tsuya "Kristi" Yamaguchi- Hedican (born July 12 1971) is an American figure skater and the 1992 Olympic Champion 
Kerrigan retired from active competition after the Olympics, and is now married with two sons, Matthew and Brian. She has appeared in a variety of ice skating shows and played a small part in the 2007 movie Blades Of Glory with Will Ferrell, since turning professional. Ice skating is Traveling on Ice with skates, narrow (and sometimes parabolic) blade-like devices moulded into special Boots A study Blades of Glory is a 2007 American Comedy film directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck, and starring Will Ferrell and John William "Will" Ferrell (ˈfærəl born July 16, 1967) is an American Comedian, Actor, Voice actor,
Kerrigan created The Nancy Kerrigan Foundation to raise awareness and support for the vision impaired. Kerrigan's mother, Brenda, is legally blind.
The tabloids have reported that she started dating her agent and future husband, Jerry Solomon, while he was still married to his first wife. But Solomon has maintained that he had been separated from his first wife and they were headed to a divorce. In a Dateline NBC interview, she responded to the attacks and broke down because of the pressure on her everyday life. Dateline NBC, or Dateline, is a US weekly television Newsmagazine broadcast by NBC similar to ABC 's On 9 September 1995, she married Solomon. Events 1000 - Battle of Svolder, Viking Age. 1379 - Treaty of Neuberg, splitting the Austrian Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 In December 1996, she gave birth to son Matthew Eric Solomon. On April 14, 2005, she gave birth to second son, Brian Solomon in Boston, Massachusetts. Events 43 BC - Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar 's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.  On January 7, 2008 Kerrigan's husband Jerry Solomon announced they are expecting their third child together. Events 1325 - Alfonso IV becomes King of Portugal. 1558 - France takes Calais, the last continental 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common  The family currently resides in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. Lynnfield is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. On May 14 2008, Nancy gave birth to her third child, a daughter, Nicole Elizabeth.