Elvis Stojko

Olympische Ringe
ice art running
silver 1994 Mr.
Silber 1998 Mr.

Elvis Stojko (* 20. April, 1972 in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian ice art runner and a repeated world champion.

Elvis Stojkos parents emigrierten to Canada into the 50iger years 20. Century. Its father came from the Slowakei and went 1955 to Canada. Its nut/mother Irene born in Hungary fled from Hungary 1956 after the invasion the Warsaw Pact troops.

Elvis Stojko was born in Newmarket , Ontario and buildup in smelling moon Hill, Ontario . It began with 4 years with the ice running and won its first competition at the age of 6 years. As a child it operated also carats and brought it in the age from 16 years to the black belt.

Elvis Stojko won 1994 and 1998 the silver medal in each case with the olympic winter plays and became three times world champion - 1994, 1995 and 1997. In addition he became seven times Canadian master.

he had to withdraw 1995 because of a Knöchelverletzung with the Canadian championships, by the Canadian federation for the world championships was however nevertheless set. It won these world championships with one of the best achievements of its career despite the injury not healed completely yet.

With the olympic winter plays 1998 it was likewise hurt. In addition he suffered a cold from a border injury and had. It was not allowed to take strong pain means because of the Dopingbestimmungen. The media were not informed first about injury and illness. To the medal assignment Elvis Stojko in Turnschuhen appeared, since the ice skate running was too painful.

With the world championships 1991 Elvis Stojko showed a jump combination with a quadruple and as first ice art runners of the world a double jump. 1997 with the world championships it likewise showed a four-fold three-fold combination as the first. 2002 became Elvis Stojko professional.

Stojko wrote a book with the title “Heart and Soul” concerning its career. It angagiert itself in addition with the Ronald McDonald Children's Charities in Canada.

Table of contents

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of successes/results

olympic winter plays

world championships

four-continent championships

Canadian championships

  • 2002 - 1. Rank
  • 2001 - not participated
  • 2000 - 1. Rank
  • 1999 - 1. Rank
  • 1998 - 1. Rank
  • 1997 - 1. Rank
  • 1996 - 1. Rank
  • 1995 - because of a Knöchelverletzung withdrawn
  • 1994 - 1. World champion



 

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