Johnny Weir

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Quote: "Lady Gaga sent me a note saying how proud she was of me at the Olympics. Her mom is a big skating fan and told her all about me."

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RepresentsUSA
Height 5'9"
Level Senior
Birthday July 02, 1984
Birth Place Coatsville, PA
Home Town Quarryville, PA
Training Town Wayne & Montclair, NJ & Moscow, Russia
Club The SC of New York, Inc.
Coach Galina Zmievskaya, Viktor Petrenko, Nina Petrenko
Choreographer(s) David Wilson
Website http://www.figureskatersonline.com/johnnyweir/

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Articles on Johnny Weir

Johnny Weir at "All That Skate LA"

Johnny Weir's "Poker Face" routine was a hit with the audiences at "All That Skate LA."

A Celebration in Sun Valley

Exclusive images from Sun Valley.

"All That Skate LA" - Backstage Images

Exclusive images from "All That Skate LA."

"Skate for Hope" - Fundraiser for Worthwhile Cause

The “Skate for Hope ” gala, which took place at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, on June...

HRC Honors Weir

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) honored Johnny Weir with its Visibility Award at the 11th Annual...

All That Skate Lights up LA

The Staples Center in Los Angeles came alive in early October when Korean superstar Yu-Na Kim...

Weir Does It His Way

When Johnny Weir walked away from the Olympic stage after a disappointing sixth-place finish...

Johnny Weir Set to Headline "Holiday Dreams on Ice" Skating Spectacular

Johnny Weir will headline “Holiday Dreams on Ice,” a two-hour skating spectacular on Dec. 11...

Johnny Weir Making the Most of His Post-Olympic Fame

Ever since the 2010 Olympic Winter Games ended, Johnny Weir has been making the television rounds...

Olympic Gold Medalist Kim Yu-Na Headlines the World Championships

The 2010 World Championships has a strong field of competitors and an interesting broadcast team...

Weir Pulls Out of Worlds; Rippon Named to U.S. Team

Johnny Weir has pulled out of the 2010 World Championships, which will be held in Torino, Italy...

Nagasu Leads With Cohen in Close Pursuit

The battle is on in Spokane, Wash. at the 2010 U.S. Championships for the two spots up for grabs...

Cohen Hits the Practice Ice: Will Face Tough Competition in Spokane

Sasha Cohen has looked solid at her practice sessions in Spokane, Wash. where the 2010 U.S. Championships...

Jeremy Abbott Claims Second U.S. Title

For Jeremy Abbott it was the skate of a lifetime as he gave a spectacular performance to win...

Jeremy Abbott and Denney and Barrett Take Lead

Jeremy Abbott proved he is no one-hit wonder by skating into first at the U.S. Championships...

U.S. Men's Field Strongest in Recent Memory

The 2010 U.S. Championships kick off Friday in Spokane, Wash. with the senior men’s discipline...

News Briefs From Around the Globe

SWISS NATIONALS With the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Series and GP Final over, it is time for national...

World Champions Kim and Lysacek Are Golden in Tokyo

Reigning World champions Yu-Na Kim of South Korea and Evan Lysacek of the United States once...

Ando, Takahashi Rock in Tokyo

Japanese skaters are giving the home crowd plenty to cheer about at the 2009-10 Grand Prix Final...

Rosters Set For the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final

With the 2009-10 Grand Prix Series concluded, the finalists now have been determined. Many favorites...

Ando Battles Back to Claim NHK Trophy Title; Joubert Hangs on to Grab the Gold

Miki Ando of Japan came out on top in the ladies event at the NHK Trophy in Nagano, Japan this...

Joubert and Wagner on Top in Nagano

Brian Joubert and Ashley Wagner took the lead after the short programs at NHK Trophy today in...

Evgeni Plushenko Strikes Gold at Rostelcom Cup; Miki Ando Claims Ladies Title

Rostelecom Cup, the second event of the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, concluded in Moscow...

News Briefs October 2009

The 2009-10 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating continues this weekend with the Rostelecom Cup in...

Kate Gosselin Among Stars to Come Out for 'Stars, Stripes and Skates' Show

Kate Gosselin, star of the TLC reality show "Jon & Kate Plus 8," will make an appearance at the...

Johnny Weir; The ‘Pop Star on Ice’ Meets the Press

Johnny Weir attended the 2010 Olympic Team Media Summit in Chicago last week. He spoke openly...

Television Broadcast Dates Set For Weir Projects

The documentary “Pop Star on Ice”, which features Johnny Weir, is set to premiere on Sundance...

Carriere Makes a Move to Delaware

Stephen Carriere is the latest U.S. skater to announce a coaching change. The 2007 World Junior...

Johnny Weir: A Fallen Angel Rising

When Johnny Weir met Canadian choreographer David Wilson for the first time last May there was...

Catch Grand Prix Fever!

The 2009-10 Grand Prix of Figure Skating selections were announced late Saturday afternoon and...

Figure Skating at a Glance: Weir's Film Premieres; Rochette Part of Star-Studded Cast

Johnny Weir's film documentary, "Pop Star on Ice," premiered to good reviews at the Seattle Film...

Weir Film and Clothing Line to Debut in Coming Weeks

The Johnny Weir feature film documentary "Pop Star on Ice" will have its New York City premiere...

Team Envelopes Announced

U.S. Figure Skating recently named the individuals and teams that will compose the A, B and C...

Jeremy Abbott USOC Athlete of the Month

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced this week that Jeremy Abbott, the 2009 U...

Johnny Weir - Ready to Rock in Cleveland

It has been a crazy couple of months according to Johnny Weir. After claiming the silver at 2008...

Jeremy Abbott Wins U.S Men's Title; U.S. World Teams Are Announced

Jeremy Abbott claimed the gold medal at the 2009 U.S Championships tonight in Cleveland, Ohio...

Jeremy Abbott Steals the Spotlight at U.S Nationals

Someone forgot to tell Jeremy Abbott that Cleveland, Ohio was the site of the Evan Lysacek-Johnny...

Asada and Abbott Golden in Goyang City

Mao Asada of Japan and Jeremy Abbott of the United States rose to the occasion at ISU Grand Prix...

Kim and Kozuka in the Lead at GPF

Much to the delight of the crowd in the sold-out Goyang Ice Arena, Yu-Na Kim of the Republic...

Takiahiko Kozuka Wins Skate America Gold

Going into the Skate America this week, the hype surrounded Americans Evan Lysacek and Johnny...

Kimmie Meissner Looking to Regain Golden Form

A number of talented U.S. teenagers will be making their senior debuts at Skate America, which...

Kim, Rochette and Chan Headline Grand Prix Final

The “Grand” affair is set to begin in Goyang City, South Korea tomorrow. A total of 84 skaters...

The Grand Showdown Set to Begin

The NHK Trophy, the final event of the Grand Prix of Figure Skating series, concluded today in...

Adam Rippon Gets Some Mileage on New Program

Just two weeks before making his senior debut at Skate America, Adam Rippon had the chance to...

CBS News Planning Segment on Weir and Lysacek

The CBS "Sunday Morning" news will feature Johnny Weir and Evan Lysacek in one of its upcoming...

Stéphane Lambiel Closes the Book on Competitive Career

It is official: Stéphane Lambiel announced today he is retiring from competitive figure skating...

Johnny Weir Ready to Set the Ice Alight

Johnny Weir is on a mission. In a teleconference with U.S. media Wednesday afternoon Weir made...

Stéphane Lambiel Resumes Training

Stéphane Lambiel has resumed training and plans to return to the United States next week. The...

Stéphane Lambiel Sidelined by Injury

Stéphane Lambiel is injured and seeking treatment in Europe. The Swiss star, a two-time World...

Ashley Wagner Revamping Her Style With Priscilla Hill

2008 U.S. bronze medalist Ashley Wagner is training under the tutelage of Priscilla Hill in Wilmington...

Mao Asada to Train With Tatiana Tarasova

The coaching change game continues. 2008 World champion Mao Asada, 17, will now work with famed...

Yu-Na Kim - Healthy, Happy and Ready to Work

South Korean skating sensation, Yu-Na Kim is happy to be back on “home” ice at the Toronto Cricket...

Stéphane Lambiel’s Move a Surprise to Johnny Weir

Reports today indicating a relocation and coaching change by Stéphane Lambiel, a two-time World...

Worlds Day 5: Buttle Grabs Stunning Gold

The men closed out the competition at the 2008 ISU World Figure Skating Championships and gave...

Stéphane Lambiel Moving To New Jersey

It seems as though New Jersey is becoming a hotspot in the World of figure skating. Stéphane...

Worlds Day 4: Unexpected Results in Men's Short

The men’s event kicked off with its share of excitement at the 2008 ISU World Figure Skating...

Johnny Weir Gives His Take on Nationals, Worlds and the Off-Season

Leave it to Johnny Weir to put a positive spin on the controversy surrounding the 2008 U.S. Championships...

Tarasova, Cousins and Grafström Get the Nod From World Figure Skating Hall of Fame

Three stars of the figure skating world -- Tatiana Tarasova, Robin Cousins and the late Gillis...

U.S. Nationals: A Ratings Victory

As the Writers Guild of America strike reached the three-month mark, television ratings continued...

Johnny Weir Strikes Gold at Cup of Russia

America’s Johnny Weir captured his second Grand Prix title on Saturday at Cup of Russia in Moscow...

Johnny Weir Claims His First Cup of China Grand Prix Title

Cup of China, held this weekend in Harbin, marked the halfway point of the 2007-08 Grand Prix...

2011 U.S. Nationals: Rising to the Challenge

The 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championships descended upon Greensboro, N.C., just a few days shy...

Green Light for “Be Good Johnny Weir”

Logo, an MTV Networks cable channel, gave the green light for the return of Johnny Weir’s reality...

“Ice Dreams” Starring Johnny Weir

The second annual “Ice Dreams” gala is returning to The Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville, Illinois...

Johnny Weir Debuts Dress Collection

Johnny Weir has formally stepped into the world of fashion design. His inaugural collection...

Johnny Weir’s World

Still riding the wave of success after his mainstream popularity skyrocketed following the 2010...

"Skate for Hope:" Making a Difference

The 2011 annual “Skate for Hope” show was the most successful event organizers have produced...

Ice Theatre of New York Honors Johnny Weir

Ice Theatre of New York (ITNY) celebrated its 26th season with a talented ensemble that showcased...

Johnny Weir Has a Change of Heart

Johnny Weir announced in late January that he plans to make a comeback to competition. “I want...

Johnny Weir Rediscovers His Passion

When Johnny Weir announced he was returning to the competitive ranks, the cheers from his global...

Xue Shen and Hongbo Zhao: Pure Artistry on Ice

Some of the world’s top skating stars took to the stage for the 2012 “Artistry on Ice” tour that...

News Briefs From the World of Skating

Johnny Be Good! Things to look for this in the show this season: Weir's public coming out as...

Johnny Weir: He's Back!

After a two and a half year hiatus from the amateur world, Johnny Weir took the first step in...

On Track

When he walked away from the competitive side of the sport in 2010, many assumed it was the end...

2014 Artistry on Ice

This is the fifth year for “Artistry on Ice” in China. The shows draw support from the 2010 Olympic...

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