Don Laws

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Don Laws
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Laws (left) with Patrick Chan in 2007
Personal information
Country representedUnited States
Born(1929-05-30)May 30, 1929
Washington, D.C.
Died December 2, 2014(2014-12-02) (aged 85)
Sandy Spring, Maryland
Former partnerMary Firth
Former coachOsborne Colson
Retired1951

Don Laws (May 30, 1929 – December 2, 2014) was an American figure skater and coach. Laws competed in single skating and ice dancing.[1] With his ice dancing partner, Mary Firth, he won the U.S. junior title in 1948. Laws was born in Washington, D. C..[1]

In men's singles, he won the 1950 U.S. junior title and placed seventh at the 1951 World Championships in Milan, Italy. He was coached by Osborne Colson.[1]

Laws died of heart failure in Sandy Springs, Maryland, aged 85.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Don Laws biography". Professional Skaters Association. Archived from the original on 2008-12-28. Retrieved 2014-12-03.
  2. Rosewater, Amy (December 2, 2014). "Longtime coach, former skater Laws dies at age 85". IceNetwork. Archived from the original on December 9, 2014. Retrieved December 3, 2014.

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