|Alternative names||Alicia Starbuck|
|Country represented||United States|
February 14, 1951 |
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
|Former partner||Kenneth Shelley|
|Former coach||John Nicks|
|Skating club||Arctic Blades FSC|
JoJo Starbuck (born Alicia Starbuck, February 14, 1951, Birmingham, Alabama) is an American figure skater. With partner Kenneth Shelley, she is a three-time United States pair skating champion (1970–72) and two-time Olympian (1968, 1972).
Starbuck was raised in Downey, California. She was first paired with Shelley for a show in 1959, when they were small children. They started training seriously with coach John Nicks at the Arctic Blades FSC in 1961. In their first year of senior competitions, when they were both 16 years old, they qualified to compete at the 1968 Winter Olympics. Both Starbuck and Shelley attended Downey High School, where they performed off-ice lifts with the cheerleading squad, and Long Beach State College.
Like Shelley, Starbuck was also a skilled singles skater. While Shelley went on to win the national title in singles as well as pairs in 1972, she retired from singles competition in 1968. After turning professional, Starbuck made occasional appearances skating singles in addition to continuing to skate pairs with Shelley. She partnered John Curry in the "Tango Tango" number from his show Ice Dancing.
From 1976-83, Starbuck was married to Pittsburgh Steelers and NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw. She was Bradshaw's second wife. During this time she also became well known as the face of Cup of Noodles, introducing millions of Americans for the first time to ramen.
(pairs with Kenneth Shelley)
|Winter Olympic Games||13th||4th|
|North American Championships||2nd||1st|
|U.S. Championships||1st J.||3rd||2nd||1st||1st||1st|
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