(December 17, 2009) – The two-time Olympic silver medalist, Brian Orser, won his medals in 1984 in Sarajevo and in 1988 in Calgary. He is also the 1987 ISU World Figure Skating Champion. The winner of eight national men’s titles, he is a Member of the Order of Canada and was promoted to Officer in 1988. Following a successful professional skating career, Brian is now recognized as a top-level skating coach. He was at the boards coaching as Yu-Na Kim won the women’s world title last year in Los Angeles. In 1988 he carried the Canadian flag into the opening ceremonies for the Calgary Olympic Games, and on December 17th Brian Orser will carry the Olympic Torch in Pickering, Ontario.
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