Vern Taylor

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Vern Taylor
Personal information
Full nameVern Taylor
Country represented Canada
CoachSheldon Galbraith
Skating clubTCS & CC

Vern Taylor is a Canadian figure skater and coach. He is the 1978 and 1979 Canadian silver medalist and 1977 bronze medalist. At the 1978 World Figure Skating Championships, he became the first person to land a triple axel jump in competition.

Competitive highlights[edit]

Event 72–73 73–74 74–75 75–76 76–77 77–78 78–79
World Champ. 12th 15th
Skate Canada 8th 8th 4th
Prague Skate 2nd
Canadian Champ. 1st N 1st J 3rd 2nd 2nd
Levels: N = Novice; J = Junior


  • "Skate Canada Results Book - Volume 1 - 1896 - 1973" (PDF).
  • "Skate Canada Results Book - Volume 2 - 1974 - current" (PDF).
  • "Canadian National Championships Medallists" (PDF).