More top stories. Boitano first opened up about his sexuality in a statement sent to The Huffington Post and other media outlets on Dec. Outgunned by Moscow: Britain's 'critical shortage' of artillery means we'd 'lose a war against the As someone who has enjoyed visiting Russia in the past and can also claim a degree of Russian ancestry, it would make me happy to say yes," the year-old wrote in a letter to the festival's director, which was posted on GLAAD's website. Brian Boitano Boitano in More On Sports.
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He is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. In Boitano became the first American to land a triple Axel. He stands cm tall and weighs lbs. Boitano skated a clean, technically excellent long program, with eight triple jumps, including two Axels, and a triple flip-triple toe loop combination.
He took part in the national junior championships and emerged tops in the competition. He lost his World Championship title the following year to Brian Orser. Although Orser won the competition, Boitano skated clean, landing seven triple jumps, including a footwork section into a jump. This is in view of the fact that Russia has anti-gay laws. Bodies of migrants who died in Essex lorry container are returned to Vietnam where grieving relatives say In he was inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame for his immense contribution to the sport.