Stojko was named after Elvis Presley, and sometimes skates to Presley's music. He grew up in Richmond Hill, Ontario. He started skating when he was four years old. He also became a black belt in karate (which has influenced some of his skating). Stojko was the first person to do a quadruple-triple jump combination. He became known for his athletic ability.
Today he is a professional skater, and also competes in karate.
Amateur competitions[change | change source]
- World Championships: first place in 1994, 1995, and 1997.
- Olympics: silver in both 1994 and 1998.
- Canadian Championships: first place in 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2002.
Other websites[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Gorman, Brenda, "Stojko, Elvis", The Canadian Encyclopedia, http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0010010, retrieved 2010-03-19