British figure skater who won a singles gold medal at the 1976 Innsbruck Olympics. He often combined ballet and modern dance with his skating.
He started taking figure skating lessons at age seven, when his father did not let him pursue dance.
He had a dominant 1976 season, where he also won the World Championships, European Championships, and British Championships.
He had two older brothers. His father died when he was 16.
He won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award a year before Virginia Wade was given the same honor in 1977.