Currently alive, at 47 years of age.
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1970 – She was born on the 12th day of November this year in Portland, Oregon.
1982 – Harding began skating at an early age. She landed her first triple lutz at age 12. Her mother made many of her skating costumes.
1986 – She placed 6th at the 1986 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, 5th in 1987 and 1988, and 3rd in 1989.
1990 – She dropped out of high school during her sophomore year, and later earned a GED. She married Jeff Gillooly in this year, when she was 19.
1991 – She won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships twice and placed second in the 1991 World Championships. She was the second woman, and the first American woman, to complete a triple axel jump in competition.
1993 – Harding has trouble with her costume at this year’s U.S. Championships.
1994 – She became notorious for her part in the conspiracy to harm competitor Nancy Kerrigan at a practice session during this year’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
1996 – Harding used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to help revive an 81-year-old woman, Alice Olson, who collapsed at a bar in Portland, Oregon, while playing video poker
2002 – Tonya Harding boxed on the Fox TV network Celebrity Boxing event against Paula Jones, winning the fight. On February 22, 2003, she made her official women’s professional boxing debut, losing a four round decision in the undercard of the Mike Tyson-Clifford Etienne bout
March 23, 2004, it was reported that Harding cancelled a planned boxing match against Tracy Carlton in Oakland, California because of an alleged death threat against her.
2005 – Harding, apparently again under the influence of alcohol, was involved in a fight at her home in Vancouver, Washington with Christopher Nolan, a man she described as her boyfriend.