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Summary

Elvis Stojko (born in Newmarket, Ontario) is a famous Athlete from Canada, he is 47 years old and still alive, born March 22, 1972.

Biography

Elvis Stojko is a Canadian figure skater who competed in the Olympic Winter Games 1992 in Albertville, 1994 Lillehammer, 1998 Nagano and 2002 Salt Lake City.

Stojko's parents named him after Elvis Presley because they were fans of the singer. Stojko has chosen Presley's music as accompaniment during exhibitions.

Stojko won an Olympic silver medal in figure skating at the Winter Olympic Games 1992 in Lillehammer. He finished second in singles for the men behind Alexei Urmanov from Russia.

Four years later, at the Winter Olympics 1998 in Nagano, he won another silver medal. He was second in singles for the men behind Ilya Kulik of Russia.

Stojko was world champion in figure skating three times, 1994, 1995 and 1997.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 18 quotes who is written / told by Elvis.

Related authors: Elvis Presley

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_Stojko

Famous quotes by Elvis Stojko (18)


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"I don't want to prove to anyone or prove to myself. I'd rather just enjoy and show myself that I am capable of doing it and actually going through the process"
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"A lot of times when you go through a very traumatic situation and it's emotionally difficult to deal with you come back spiritually stronger. It changes you in a way"
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"When you're younger, your inspiration is there. As you get older, it tends to waver. Once you find it - I found it again - that's where you can draw from. That's where you draw your strength from"
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"Just before I got down here I had a chance to see Agassi play another game and he smoked another player, which was nice to see. Someone who a lot of people thought couldn't come back and now he's winning"
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"Just a whole different style, just a whole different way of going about an audience and a way about skating. And they are so brilliant in their own way, which is great, and that's what Brian was saying; is the styles are different, and it's the whole mentality"
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"Always looked up to Brian and his skating, I loved his skating and what he had done for the sport. And the triple axel, that was the thing, and I wanted a triple axel"
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"All I know is that skating is getting better, the guys are getting better throughout the whole age range"
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"After you've done it for so many years, you have to find a new direction. You have to find something in your soul that's going to push you towards - to find your inspiration"
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"I had the strength and the finesse there and put it all together"
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"But a lot of my training can be done in Aston - a lot of the hard work, so to speak. But a new atmosphere, a new place, and it's good for me because I didn't want to get stuck in one spot, so coming home is good, back and forth, you know, where my roots are"
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"You're always learning on different avenues and this is an opportunity for me to start on a fresh plate and start learning some other things that can really help me, that I need, and I want, to progress forward"
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"I would have to agree, that I'm probably more intense than Brian or Kurt, competitive because, I was always like this, always being that way, always real competitive"
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"I won't be skating for the rest of my life, that's for sure"
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"I trained and trained and went up against Kurt, then being a world champion in '94, and after that I did Tommy's tour and then my tour and all this stuff and just trying to deal with it all. And now, I've just kind of backed off a little"
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"I could not have done anymore, I had pushed myself to a limit that I had never touched before and that's definitely going to change you - than going out and doing what you do in practice every day"
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"And then, looking back at my first Olympics, and when the pressure was on, in '94 and '98, and looking back and going, wow. I sensed and felt what Brian had gone through"
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"Technically, the last number of years, partially from the injury, it's been difficult to push forward but I felt even before the injury that I still could do more and was sort of at a stalemate"
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"My mom was a dancer, my dad's a singer and I've always had that kind of music in my life"


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