Eric Radford

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Date of Birth January 27, 1985
Place of Birth Canada
Age 36 years old
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Eric Radford

Eric Radford is a Canadian pair skater. With partner Meagan Duhamel, he is a two-time world champion, a 2018 Olympic gold medallist in the team event, a 2014 Olympic silver medallist in the team event, a 2018 Olympic bronze medallist in the pairs event, a two-time Four Continents champion, the 2014–15 Grand Prix Final champion, and a seven-time Canadian national champion. He is the first openly gay man to have won a gold medal at any Winter Olympics. During the 2014 Olympics, Duhamel and Radford became the first pair to land a side-by-side triple Lutz jump at any Winter Olympic competition. At the 2018 Winter Olympics, 33-year-old Radford won a gold medal as part of the figure skating team event, becoming one of the oldest Olympic champions in figure skating. Three days later, during the individual pairs free skate, Duhamel and Radford became the first team to complete a quadruple throw jump at any Winter Olympic competition when she landed their throw quadruple Salchow.

Country represented: Canada
Born: January 27, 1985, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Home town: Balmertown, Ontario
Residence: Montreal, Quebec
Partner: Meagan Duhamel
Former partner: Anne-Marie Giroux, Rachel Kirkland, Sarah Burke
Coach: Richard Gauthier, Bruno Marcotte, Sylvie Fullum
Former coach: Brian Orser
Choreographer: Julie Marcotte
Skating club: CPA St. Leonard
Began skating: 1993
Retired: April 25, 2018
World standing: Pairs with Duhamel, 3 (2017–18), 1 (2016–17), 1 (2015–16), 1 (2014–15), 4 (2013–14), 3 (2012–13), 9 (2011–12), 29 (2010–11), Pairs with Kirkland, 60 (2008–09), 78 (2007–08)
Combined total: 231.99, 2016 Worlds
Short program: 78.39, 2016 Skate Canada International
Free skate: 153.81, 2016 Worlds
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About Eric Radford

Pair skater from Canada most famous for his partnership with Meagan Duhamel. Together, they won three consecutive Canadian Championships.

Before Fame

He started skating at eight and first competed at the ISU Junior Grand Prix in 2003.

Achievement

He accidentally broke his nose on Meagan Duhamel's elbow during their performance at the 2011 World Championships.

Family Life

He and his family moved frequently all around Canada, living in cities like Toronto, Winnipeg, and Montreal.

Associations

He danced to the song "Hometown Glory" by Adele in 2013

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  • LGBT figure skaters
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  • Canadian male pair skaters
  • LGBT sportspeople from Canada
  • Four Continents Figure Skating Championships medalists
  • Figure skaters at the 2014 Winter Olympics
  • Olympic figure skaters of Canada
  • Musicians from Winnipeg
  • Musicians from Ontario
  • Gay sportsmen
  • Olympic medalists in figure skating
  • Olympic gold medalists for Canada
  • Olympic silver medalists for Canada
  • Olympic bronze medalists for Canada
  • York University alumni
  • Medalists at the 2014 Winter Olympics
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Latest information about Eric Radford updated on March 03, 2021.

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