Season one aired on the Sundance Channel in early Show 25 25 50 All. Weir was recognized for "bringing flash to a snoozy sport". Championships in Spokane, Washington and was subsequently named to the U. Archived from the original on January 26,
As the power brokers within my sport tried to contain me, I was equally steadfast in attempting to break through the barriers and show the world who Rudy Galindo truly was, and is to this day.
A Brief History of Openly Gay Olympians
Unfortunately, being gay was taboo. German runner Otto Peltzer, for instance, competed in the and Olympicsbut was arrested by the Nazis in for his homosexuality and was later sent to the concentration camps. Championships in Januarywhere he singled the planned triple axel in both his short and long programs and also fell on the triple lutz in the long, resulting in a fifth-place finish. Figure Skating Analystretrieved August 14, Weir was the face of M. Valse Triste by Jean Sibelius choreo.
Cup of China champions in figure skating — Men's singles. Hayes Alan Jenkins — An American Tail by James Horner choreo. Weir's first major victory came in when, at the age of 16, he skated three clean programs at the World Junior Championships and won the gold medal ahead of fellow American Evan Lysacek. Imagine by John Lennon choreo.