Old Figure Skating Movie Question...Champions: A Love Story

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by skatingfan04, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. skatingfan04

    skatingfan04 Active Member

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    This is a completely random question, but I was watching skating videos on youtube to cure my pre-worlds boredom and I came across a clip of a skating movie from 1979 called Champions: A Love Story.

    http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J94H_4kHy_c

    An online synopsis said that the movie was based on a real life skating tragedy from the 1970's...I was wondering if anyone else had heard the story. Which skaters are they talking about?
     
  2. stevlin

    stevlin Active Member

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    Is this the movie where the guy skater dies in an airplane crash and the girl [his skating pairs partner] becomes a single skater?
     
  3. Karina1974

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  4. skatingfan04

    skatingfan04 Active Member

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    Yup, that's the one.
     
  5. skatingfan04

    skatingfan04 Active Member

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    Any idea where to watch it online?
     
  6. The Fly On The Wall

    The Fly On The Wall Active Member

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    I'd like to know too. I LOVED that movie!
     
  7. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    Sounds too sad.
     
  8. aftershocks

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