Todd Eldredge

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Todd Eldredge
Stars on Ice 2010 in Manchester (4).jpg
Eldredge in 2010.
Personal information
Country represented United States
Born (1971-08-28) August 28, 1971 (age 42)
Chatham, Massachusetts
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Former coach Richard Callaghan
Skating club Los Angeles FSC
Retired 2002

Todd James Eldredge (born August 28, 1971 in Chatham, Massachusetts) is an American figure skater. He is the 1996 World Champion and a six-time U.S. national champion (1990, 1991, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2002).

Career[edit]

Eldredge won the World Junior Championships in 1988.[1]

Along with being a World Champion and six-time World medalist, he is a three-time Olympian (1992, 1998, 2002). In 2000, Todd Eldredge (USA) landed his first quadruple jump in competition at the Masters of Figure Skating.[2] After winning over 30 international medals and finishing sixth in his third Olympics, the 2002 Winter Olympics, Eldredge announced his retirement from competitive skating. He is currently touring and headlining with Stars on Ice.

Eldredge was inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame during the 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. On January 31, 2011, the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame announced Eldredge as a nominee for an outstanding competitor in the men's category.[3]

Eldredge trained at the Detroit Skating Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and at the Onyx in Rochester Hills, Michigan.[4] He is a coach at the Germain Arena in Estero, Florida.[4]

In April 2012, Eldredge underwent left hip replacement surgery.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Eldredge married Megan McCrea on September 3, 2005, in St. Petersburg, Florida.[6] Their divorce was finalized in March 2009. In a March 1, 2009 interview with the Hartford Courant, he described himself as divorced.[7]

Eldredge moved to Florida in 2008.[4] Eldredge married Sabrina Corbaci on September 28, 2012, in San Diego, California.[8][9] His wife is a graphic designer and two-time (1991, 1992) U.S. novice pairs medalist with Eddy Zeidler.[5] The couple's son, Ayrton Zen Eldredge, was born on May 26, 2012.[10][11]

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2001–2002
[12]

2000–2001
  • 1492: Conquest of Paradise
    by Vangelis
1999–2000
  • The 13th Warrior

Competitive highlights[edit]

Post-1993[edit]

Results[12]
International
Event 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02
Olympics 4th 6th
Worlds 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd
Four Continents 4th WD
Grand Prix Final 5th 2nd 3rd WD 4th
GP Int. Paris/Lalique 1st 1st 4th 2nd
GP Nations Cup 3rd
GP NHK Trophy 1st
GP Skate America 4th 1st 1st 1st 1st 3rd
GP Skate Canada 4th 2nd 3rd
Goodwill Games 2nd 1st
National
U.S. Champ. 4th 1st 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 1st
GP = Became part of Champions Series in 1995–96, Grand Prix from 1998–99
WD = Withdrew
Eldredge did not compete in 1998–1999 season.

Pre-1993[edit]

International
Event 1982–83 1983–84 1984–85 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 1989–90 1990–91 1991–92 1992–93
Olympics 10th
Worlds 5th 3rd 7th
Nations Cup 2nd 1st
NHK Trophy 6th
Skate America 3rd 3rd 3rd 1st
Goodwill Games 3rd
Nebelhorn 1st
Coupe des Alpes 1st
International: Junior
Junior Worlds 5th 2nd 1st
National
U.S. Champ. 7th N. 2nd N. 1st N. 5th J. 1st J. 8th 5th 1st 1st 6th
Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior

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