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Scott Hamilton - Chronology

Famous Sports StarsFigure SkatingScott Hamilton Biography - Finding His Place In The Rink, Leaping To Gold, Chronology, Overcoming Another Obstacle, Awards And Accomplishments


1958 Born August 28, in Toledo, Ohio
1958 Adopted by Ernest and Dorothy Hamilton
1966 Diagnosed with Schwachmann's Syndrome
1966 Begins figure skating
1971 Leaves home to train with Olympic medalist Pierre Brunet
1976 Temporarily stops competitive skating
1980 Represents U.S. at Olympic winter games, Lake Placid, NY
1984 Represents U.S. at Olympic winter games, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
1985 Begins career as professional figure skater and commentator
1996 Co-founder, Discover Cards Stars on Ice
1997 Diagnosed with testicular cancer
1998 Returns to professional skating
2002 Launches Chemocare.com
2002 Marries Tracie Robinson

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