Last Updated: 2018-01-13
Tonya Maxene Price known professionally as Tonya Harding (born November 12, 1970) is a retired American figure skater. She was the 1991 U.S. champion and 1991 World Championship silver medalist. Harding was also a two-time Olympian and a two-time Skate America Champion. She was the first woman to successfully execute two triple axels in a single competition, and the first to complete a triple axel in combination with a double toe loop. In late 1993, Harding was an Olympic hopeful when she became engulfed in controversy following the attack on skating rival Nancy Kerrigan. After the games ended, she pled guilty to hindering the prosecution and was banned for life from the U.S. Figure Skating Association. Harding is the subject of the 2017 movie I, Tonya.
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