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.
|Born:||January 27, 1985, Winnipeg, Manitoba|
|Home town:||Balmertown, Ontario|
|Former partner:||Anne-Marie Giroux, Rachel Kirkland, Sarah Burke|
|Coach:||Richard Gauthier, Bruno Marcotte, Sylvie Fullum|
|Former coach:||Brian Orser|
|Skating club:||CPA St. Leonard|
|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|
|Twitter:||Eric Radford's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Eric Radford's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Eric Radford's IMDb|
About Eric Radford
Pair skater from Canada most famous for his partnership with Meagan Duhamel. Together, they won three consecutive Canadian Championships.
He started skating at eight and first competed at the ISU Junior Grand Prix in 2003.
He accidentally broke his nose on Meagan Duhamel's elbow during their performance at the 2011 World Championships.
He and his family moved frequently all around Canada, living in cities like Toronto, Winnipeg, and Montreal.
He danced to the song "Hometown Glory" by Adele in 2013
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- Four Continents Figure Skating Championships medalists
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- Musicians from Winnipeg
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- 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
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