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Encyclopedia > Kurt Browning
Browning skates during the 2000 Stars on Ice tour
Browning skates during the 2000 Stars on Ice tour

Kurt Browning (born June 18, 1966) is a prominent Canadian figure skater who was extremely popular during the late 1980s and 1990s. Summary Kurt Browning skates to Brick House during a Stars on Ice performance at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ... The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ...


Browning was born in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta and raised in Caroline, Alberta. In 1996 he married Sonia Rodriguez, a principal dancer with the National Ballet of Canada. // General Information Rocky Mountain House is a town of 6 584 people in west central Alberta, Canada at the confluence of the Clearwater River and the North Saskatchewan Rivers. ... Caroline is a village in central Alberta southwest of Red Deer. ... The National Ballet of Canada is Canadas largest ballet troupe. ...


Browning was a four-time Canadian figure skating champion and four-time World Champion. He represented Canada in three Winter Olympics, 1988 (finishing 8th overall), 1992 (6th) and 1994 (5th), and was given the privilege of carrying the Canadian flag during the opening ceremonies of the 1994 games in Lillehammer, Norway. Browning's other achievements are numerous, including three Canadian Professional Championships, three World Professional Championships, a Lou Marsh Award for top Canadian Athlete (in 1990), Lionel Conacher Award winner (1990 and 1991), Order of Canada recipient (in 1990), an American Skating World Professional Skater of the Year Award (in 1998), and a Gustav Lussi Award from the Professional Skaters' Association (in 2001). The World Figure Skating Championships is an annual event in which elite figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion. ... The XV Olympic Winter Games were held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... The 1992 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVI Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1992 in Albertville, France. ... The XVII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. ... Flag Ratio: 1:2 (1965-Present) The National Flag of Canada (), popularly known as the Maple Leaf Flag (French: lUnifoli the one-leaved), is a base red flag with a white square in its centre, featuring a red stylized 11-pointed maple leaf. ... County Oppland District Gudbrandsdal Municipality NO-0501 Administrative centre Lillehammer Mayor (2005) Synnøve Brenden Klemetrud (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 211 477 km² 450 km² 0. ... The Lou Marsh Trophy is awarded annually by a panel of journalists in recognition of Canadas top athlete. ... See also: 1989 in sports, other events of 1990, 1991 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Derrike Cope won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Al Unser, Jr. ... Lionel Conacher Award is an annual award given to Canadas best male athlete. ... See also: 1990 in sports, other events of 1991, 1992 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Ernie Irvan won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Michael Andretti won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Rick Mears Formula One Championship - Ayrton... The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, with membership awarded to those who exemplify the Orders Latin motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam, which means, Desiring a better country. ... See also: 1997 in sports, other events of 1998, 1999 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Dale Earnhardt won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Jeff Gordon Indy Racing League - Indianapolis 500 - Eddie Cheever CART Racing - Alex Zanardi won the season championship Formula... See also: 2000 in sports, other events of 2001, 2002 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Michael Waltrip won the Daytona 500, a race that also saw the death of seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt in an unspectacular crash during the...


Browning is famous for his amazing footwork.


In 1988, Browning was credited with completing the first quadruple jump in competition; this accomplishment is also listed in the Guinness Book of Records. See also: 1987 in sports, other events of 1988, 1989 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Bobby Allison won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Bill Elliott CART Racing - Danny Sullivan won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Rick Mears Formula One Championship - Ayrton... Suresh Joachim, minutes away from breaking the ironing world record at 55 hours and 5 minutes, at Shoppers World, Brampton. ...


He was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1994 and Canada's Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2000. He also appeared in the 2006 FOX television program "Skating with Celebrities". See also: 1999 in sports, other events of 2000, 2001 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Dale Jarrett won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Bobby Labonte Indy Racing League - Buddy Lazier won the season championship Indianapolis 500- Juan Pablo Montoya CART Racing... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company, usually referred to as just Fox (the company itself prefers the capitalized version FOX), but rarely as FBC, is a television network in the United States. ... Skating with Celebrities is a reality show on the FOX network that began airing on January 18, 2006. ...


Competitive highlights

1985 This article is about the year. ...

  • Canadian Championships - 2nd

1986 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Canadian Championships - 2nd

1987 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Canadian Championships - 2nd

1988 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Canadian Chαmpionships - 2nd
  • Olympics - 8th

1989 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Canadian Championships - 1st
  • World Championships - 1st

1990 This article is about the year. ...

  • Canadian Championships - 1st
  • World Championships - 1st

1991 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Canadian Championships - 1st
  • World Championships - 1st

1992 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ...

  • Olympics - 6th
  • World Championships - 2nd

1993 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...

  • Canadian Championships - 1st
  • World Championships - 1st

1994 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...

  • Olympics - 5th

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Kurt Browning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (250 words)
Kurt Browning (born June 18, 1966) is a prominent Canadian figure skater who was extremely popular during the late 1980s and 1990s.
Browning was born in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta and raised in Caroline, Alberta.
Browning was a four-time Canadian figure skating champion and four-time World Champion.
Kurt Browning - definition of Kurt Browning in Encyclopedia (154 words)
Kurt Browning (born June 18, 1966) was a prominent Canadian figure skater during the late 1980s and 1990s.
Browning represented Canada in three Winter Olympics, 1988, 1992 and 1994 and was given the privilege of carrying the Canadian flag during the opening ceremonies of the 1994 games in Lillehammer, Norway.
In 1988, Browning was credited with completeing the first quadruple jump in competition for which he has an entry in the Guinness Book of Records.
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