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Dan Jansen

Contact Information

Address: Dan Jansen, Dan Jansen Foundation, 1832 Alta Vista Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53213.

Where Is He Now?

After his retirement from skating, Jansen became a motivational speaker. He founded the Dan Jansen Foundation, which contributes to youth sports programs and leukemia research. A made-for-TV movie about his life, called A Brother's Promise: The Dan Jansen Story, aired in 1996. He has also worked as an Olympic commentator for CBS television and became involved with the Paralympics, the Olympics of the mentally and physically challenged. He has two daughters and lives in Mooresville, South Carolina with his second wife, Karen Palacios, a golfer.

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