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Witt, Katarina

Born: 1965 AD
Currently alive, at 56 years of age.
Nationality: German
Categories: Figure Skater, Models, TV Host

1965 – She was born on the 3rd day of December this year in Staaken in then-East Germany, just outside of West Berlin, which is today part of Berlin.


1970 – She represented the club SC Karl-Marx-Stadt for the GDR (East Germany). Jutta Müller began coaching her in this year.


1984 – She won in Sarajevo Olympics (Ladie’s Singles) in this year. She also won the World Championships in this year, 1985, 1987, and in 1988.


1987 – She recaptured the World Championship title, which she had lost the previous year to Debi Thomas. Many consider her performance at this event to be the finest of her career.


1988 – She won her second medal in the 1988 Calgary Olympics this year.


1989 – She also became an actress in the film Carmen on Ice in this year, which expanded upon her gold medal freestyle routine at Calgary.


1990 – She received an Emmy Award for her role in this film.


1995 – This year, she was inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame.


1996 – She had a cameo role in the movie Jerry Maguire.


1998 – She posed nude for Playboy Magazine. The issue in which these photos were published was the second sold-out issue of this magazine.


1999 – Witt was voted as "Most Favorite Female Athlete in the United States". In the same year, she was also voted as the "Most favorite Female Skater of the Century".


2005 – In November of this year, she published a novel, Only with Passion, in which she offers advice to a fictional young skater based on her many years of skating.


2006 – Since October of this year, she has her own TV-show at the German TV-station PRO7 "Stars auf Eis" (Stars on Ice).