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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Nancy Kerrigan’

Harding On Kerrigan: She’s Not Worth My Time

During the 1994 Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Nancy Kerrigan was attacked by a man with a pipe to the knee. The cameras which had followed her off the ice from practice that day also followed her through a blue curtain to the backstage area and then swung away; moments later, the damage was done. Now, 20 years later, a documentary …

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Nancy Kerrigan Opens Up About 1994 Attack

For those old enough to remember, the events that took place between Olympic figure skaters Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding changed things forever. Because before then, a big scandal, especially in the sport’s world, didn’t get the same amount of attention that it gets now, and the Kerrigan-Harding scandal marked the first time the media covered this kind of story …

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Nancy Kerrigan/Tonya Harding Drama To Play Out Again

This year’s Olympic games have coincided with the 20th anniversary of figure skater Tonya Harding’s attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan, and the old story has been brought up several times throughout the games. The two women have already sat down for an interview with NBC’s Mary Carillo, and a documentary about the incident will air on Sunday night at 7 …

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Tonya Harding Still Getting Over Nancy Scandal

Tonya Harding was accused of hiring someone to take our her rival Nancy Kerrigan back in 1994. A friend of Harding’s ex husband hid in the darkness at a skating rink where Kerrigan had been practicing and hit her in the knee with a police baton as she attempted to exit the ice. Photos of Kerrigan grabbing her knee and …

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Nancy Kerrigan Not Stymied by Tonya Harding Attack

Nancy Kerrigan certainly hasn’t forgotten her attack at the Winter Olympics in 1994, when Tonya Harding’s now ex-husband hired a hit man to beat her on the knee–but the act definitely hasn’t stymied the skater, mom, wife and daughter. Her life has moved forward throughout the past 20 years, and while at times she has endured unimaginable pain, including the …

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Tonya Harding Talks Nancy Kerrigan Assault, Claims ‘The Media Sank Her’

Yesterday marked 20 years since Tonya Harding’s infamous involvement in the assault of Olympic figure skater, Nancy Kerrigan. For those who aren’t aware of the astounding story that shocked the nation, Harding was actually a rival of Kerrigan’s. A premeditated assault on Kerrigan was orchestrated by Harding’s ex-husband Jeff Gillooly, and three other co-conspirators. On Jan. 6, 1994, six weeks before the …

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Nancy Kerrigan – Remembering Her Assault

It was on this day 20 years ago that Nancy Kerrigan’s life and skating career were changed forever. Nancy was leaving a practice session at the rink when she was assaulted by rival, Tonya Harding’s ex husband’s friend. Kerrigan had been preparing for the national championships and Winter Olympics prior to the assault. The man hit Kerrigan in the knee …

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Nancy Kerrigan, Tonya Harding 20 Years Later

“Why? Why? Why?” 20 years ago today, the ice skating world was rocked with violence and awe when Nancy Kerrigan, a favorite and Olympic hopeful, was attacked in a Detroit arena after leaving a practice session. The man who attacked Kerrigan fled the scene as a passenger in a getaway car, but was later identified as Shane Stant, a friend …

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