Robert Wagenhoffer

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Robert Wagenhoffer
Personal information
Country represented United States
Born (1960-07-05)5 July 1960
Died 13 December 1999(1999-12-13) (aged 39)
Torrance, California
Former partner Vicki Heasley
Retired 1982

Robert A. Wagenhoffer (July 5, 1960 – December 13, 1999) was an American figure skater. As a single skater, he was the 1977 Nebelhorn Trophy champion, the 1980 NHK Trophy silver medalist, the 1981 Skate America silver medalist, and a two-time U.S. national medalist. Wagenhoffer also competed in pairs with Vicki Heasley, winning silver at the 1979 NHK Trophy, bronze at the 1979 Skate America, and silver at the 1979 Nationals. He retired from amateur competition in 1982, joining the Ice Capades.[1]

Wagenhoffer died in December 1999 from complications of AIDS.[1]


Single skating[edit]

Event 1977–78 1978–79 1979–80 1980–81 1981–82
World Championships 10th 6th
Skate America 2nd
NHK Trophy 2nd
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st
Prague Skate 3rd
St. Gervais 1st
U.S. Championships 3rd 2nd

Pair skating with Heasley[edit]

Event 1977–78 1978–79 1979–80
World Championships 6th
Skate America 3rd
NHK Trophy 2nd
Prague Skate 1st
U.S. Championships 4th 2nd 4th


  1. ^ a b "Obituaries: Robert Wagenhoffer; Skating Champ, Choreographer". Los Angeles Times. December 17, 1999.