Jacques Gerschwiler

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Jacques Gerschwiler
Personal information
Born (1898-09-10)10 September 1898
Arbon, Switzerland
Died 4 May 2000(2000-05-04) (aged 101)
Geneva, Switzerland

Jacques Gerschwiler (10 September 1898 – 4 May 2000) was a noted Swiss figure skater and coach. Among his students were Cecilia Colledge, Jeannette Altwegg, Sally Stapleford, Bridget Adams, Barbara Wyatt, and Jacqueline Harbord.[1]

Born in Arbon, Switzerland, he was the half-brother of Arnold Gerschwiler and the uncle of Hans Gerschwiler.[1] He died in Geneva at the age of 101.[2] He was elected to the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame. The brothers were inducted into the Professional Skaters Association's Coaches Hall of Fame in 2004.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bird, Dennis L. (6 September 2003). "Arnold Gerschwiler: Inspirational ice-skating coach". Independent.co.uk. 
  2. ^ Bird, Dennis (7 June 2000). "Obituary: Jacques Gerschwiler". The Independent (London). Retrieved 2007-12-10. [dead link]
  3. ^ "1st January 2004". PSA coaches hall of fame. Professional Skaters Association. Retrieved 28 April 2013.