Re: Figure Skater: Tai Babilonia
Here is another photo of Tai Babilonia
and Randy Gardner from back when
they were ice-skating partners.
she looks good, has aged well.
On Behalf Of multiracialbookclub
Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2007 12:25 AM
Subject: [Generation-Mixed] Figure Skater: Tai Babilonia
Tai Reina Babilonia (born September 22,
1959) is a U.S. figure skater and the former
skating partner of of Randy Gardner.
Their coach was John Nicks.
The pair won the gold medal at the 1979
World Figure Skating Championships.
They were medal favorites at the 1980
Olympics but were forced to withdraw
due to an injury to Gardner .
While skating as a professional, Babilonia
became addicted to drugs and alcohol.
After receiving treatment, she
eventually returned to the ice.
More recently, Babilonia appeared in the
2006 FOX television program "Skating
with Celebrities", partnered with Olympic
Gold Medalist (decathalon) B
Picture of Tai with Bruce Jenner
A book, entitled, "Forever Two as One"
has been written by Tia and Randy
covering their years as skating partners.