Elvis Stojko is a seven-time Canadian men’s champion, three-time World champion and two-time Olympic silver medallist. He was born and raised just north of Toronto and has gone down in figure skating history as the first man to land a quadruple toe/double toe combination in competition in 1991. He followed up with another first when he did a quadruple toe/triple toe in competition in 1997. Beyond the boards, Elvis has created a life for himself which has included a mastery of martial arts, acting, singing, coaching and his current passion as a race driver. Part one of this two part interview focuses on Elvis, how he grew up and his early success.

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