|Full name||Donald George Jackson|
|Born||April 2, 1940|
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
|Figure skating career|
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's figure skating|
|1960 Squaw Valley||Singles|
Donald George Jackson, Canadian retired figure skater. He is the 1962 World Champion, four-time Canadian national champion, and 1960 Olympic bronze medallist. At the 1962 World Figure Skating Championships in Prague, Czechoslovakia, he landed the first triple Lutz jump in international competition and won the world title.(born April 2, 1940) is a
In both 1959 and 1960, he won a silver medal at the World Championships. The 1961 event was cancelled after the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of many of Jackson's contemporaries in the US figure skating team. He had not been scheduled to attend the championships that year and was luckily not on board the fatal flight. In 1962, at the World Championships in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Jackson became world champion and made history by landing the first triple Lutz in international competition.
|North American Championships||4th||1st||1st|
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