Tai Reina Babilonia (born September 22, 1959 in Los Angeles, California) is an American former pair skater. With partner Randy Gardner, she is the 1979 World champion and a five-time (1976–1980) U.S. national champion. The pair qualified for the 1976 and 1980 Winter Olympics.
Babilonia / Gardner began skating together when Babilonia was eight years old and Gardner was ten. Their coach from 1972 until 1980 was John Nicks. The pair became five-time U.S. national champions and won the gold medal at the 1979 World Championships. They were medal favorites at the 1980 Winter Olympics but were forced to withdraw due to an injury to Gardner.
Babilonia was the first figure skater of partial African American descent to win U.S. and World titles. She is also part Filipino on her father's side and part Native American.
Babilonia appeared in the 2006 FOX television program Skating with Celebrities, partnered with Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner (Decathlon).
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