Oksana Baiul

as Herself in the movie The 1995 Fox Rock N Roll Skating Championships

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Real name is Oksana Sergeyevna Baiul
Also known as MarusiaThe Swan of OdessaKsushaQueen of Figure SkatingQueen of the Ice
Was born at 16 November 1977 (now is 40 years old) in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR [now Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine]

1994 Olympic GOLD Medalist & 1993 World Champion, Ladies Figure Skating. When Oksana Baiul was three years old, she received her first pair ofice skates from her Grandfather. By just seven years old, she alreadywon her first competition. The Ukrainian Figure Skating Federationimmediately took notice of her unique, natural balletic artistry on theice.

In 1994, at barely 16 years old, the world watched literally (OksanaBaiul holds the record for most watched Olympic performance in history)as Oksana captivated our hearts & won the Olympic Gold Medal, provingthat she is the Best in the World! Contrary to the false tales spun bya former coach and others to the media claiming to have financiallysupported Oksana prior to 1994, in fact Oksana was by 1993 alreadyunknowingly a very wealthy teenager with her own apartment, having wonGOLD at the 1993 World Championship, headlined the ISU European Tourand being contracted by Tom Collins to co-headline his 1993 Tour ofWorld Figure Skating Champions sold out 43 US cities tour. In 1994,Oksana was brought to the United States, was signed to William MorrisTalent Agency, turned professional, toured and performed nonstop for 8years and Barbara Walter's named her "One of the 10 Most FascinatingPersonalities of 1994". Born in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, she was an only child of parents Sergeiand Marina Baiul who divorced when she was two. Her mother and hergrandparents raised Oksana. When Oksana was 10, her grandparents died.

Tragically, three years later at 13, her mother died of ovarian cancer. Prior to and since her victory in Lillehammer, Oksana headlined figureskating tours non-stop from 1993 to 2003 in figure skating tours andcompetitions in the United States, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom,Germany, Italy, Spain, France, North Korea, South Korea, China,Ukraine, Russia and many more including AEG's Champions on Ice andSmucker's Stars On Ice. Oksana's life story was depicted in the Hallmark & CBS produced movie,"A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story". Oksana has published two NYTBest Selling books, Secrets of Skating/Oksana Baiul; Oksana, My OwnStory. Oksana has been profiled in several televised bio specialsincluding Lifetime and A&E's Networks.

In 1996, Oksana also launched"OKSANA: Jewels On Ice" and "Oksana: Ice Crystals" her jewelrycollections, which sold-out on QVC and in turn was made available withmajor US luxury department stores. Oksana Baiul has headlined more than900 live performances touring the globe, a part of over 150 headliningtelevision and movie performances (Nutcracker on Ice, Wizard of Oz onIce, CBS Sports Olympic Winterfest, Goodwill Games) and more than 300television appearances. In 2002, Oksana also launched her clothing line, the Oksana BaiulCollection, the most successful independently owned Figure SkatingApparel line, created and designed by Oksana herself which isre-launching and expanding in 2013. In 2003, Oksana returned to herhometown of Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine and her heartfelt story wasfeatured on ABC's 20/20 and featured in People Magazine. During 2005 to2009 Oksana also headlined a Moscow Red Square TV special, starred inan off Broadway theatrical show "Cold As Ice" earning her performancecritical acclaim, while dedicating the majority of her time tophilanthropic endeavors benefiting children.

Oksana, the only figureskater to become a globally known household name and cross over to beconsidered a true entertainer, has graced the covers of over 50 mediapublications globally and endorsed products such as ICON Fitness'HealthRider and Lifeway's KEFIR. During the last seven years Oksana hasalso taken on a few acting roles making appearances on televisionseries' (Arli$$, Strong Medicine), supporting roles in movies (CuttingEdge II), and stared as lead judge on ABC's prime-time reality show"Master of Champions". Oksana Baiul, nicknamed the "Queen of the Ice" and the "Swan of Odessa",who partnered with Entertainment Producer, Investor and PhilanthropistCarlo J. Farina, can be found on the ice training in Philadelphiapreparing for her upcoming return to performing in 2013, writing herhighly-anticipated autobiography, developing her first headliningglobal tour commencing in 2014 and expanding her career as aco-Producer of the tour in addition to two Television specials, whilealso designing and re-launching the OKSANA BAIUL Collectionencompassing figure skating apparel, ready to wear, accessories and herjewelry line. .

There is some small facts about Oksana Baiul:
  • (1994) Won Olympic gold medal for figure skating.
  • Silver Medal, 1993 European Figure Skating Championships.
  • Gold Medal, 1993 World Figure Skating Championships
  • Visited her father, Sergei, during the summer of 2003, her first visit to Ukraine (documented by ABC's 20/20 & PEOPLE Magazine) since she was taken from the Ukraine in 1994 to the US.
  • Her performance in "Ice Wars 10: North America vs. The World", marked her return to figure skating after a two-year hiatus.
  • She became engaged to be married to clothing manufacturer, Gene Sinuk, in the summer of 2004.
  • Has her own clothing line, The Oksana Baiul Collection.
  • Is an only child.
  • Skated in the 2008 Stars on Ice Tour. This tour was the first ever to go to Puerto Rico.
  • Broke off her engagement to Gene Sinuk in 2005.
  • (January 2008) Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico with the Stars on Ice Tour. (Coliseo de Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Agrelot: Jan 26 and 27, 2008)
Also look some video clip about Oksana Baiul:
There is the list of movies, where Oksana Baiul was taked part:
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1 The 1995 Fox Rock N Roll Skating Championships movie The 1995 Fox Rock N Roll Skating Championships 1995 as Herself
2 The 1996 Fox Rock N Roll Skating Championships movie The 1996 Fox Rock N Roll Skating Championships 1996 as Herself
3 1994 Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition and Exhibition Highlights movie 1994 Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition and Exhibition Highlights 1994 as Herself
4 2006 LA Area Emmy Awards movie 2006 LA Area Emmy Awards 2006 as Herself
5 A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story movie A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story 1994 as Herself
6 An Evening of Championship Skating movie An Evening of Championship Skating 1999 as Herself
7 Artistry on Ice movie Artistry on Ice 1994 as Herself
8 Artistry on Ice II movie Artistry on Ice II 1995 as Herself
9 Bank of America Celebration of Gold movie Bank of America Celebration of Gold 2001 as Herself
10 Fashion Rocks movie Fashion Rocks 2005 as Herself
11 Fashion Week Diaries movie Fashion Week Diaries 2005 as Herself
12 Fire & Ice: The Galleria Holiday Special movie Fire & Ice: The Galleria Holiday Special 2006 as Herself
13 Fox on Ice movie Fox on Ice 1994 as Herself
14 Frosted Pink movie Frosted Pink 2007 as Herself
15 Ice Stories movie Ice Stories 1995 as Herself
16 Ice Wars 1 movie Ice Wars 1 1994 as Herself
17 Ice Wars 10: North America vs. the World movie Ice Wars 10: North America vs. the World 2003 as Herself
18 Ice Wars 2 movie Ice Wars 2 1995 as Herself (World Team)
19 Ice Wars 4 movie Ice Wars 4 1997 as Herself (World team)
20 Ice Wars 5 movie Ice Wars 5 1998 as Herself
21 Ice Wars 6 movie Ice Wars 6 1999 as Herself
22 Improv Ice III movie Improv Ice III 2000 as Herself
23 Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade movie Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade 1995 as Herself
24 Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade movie Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade 1996 as Herself
25 NBC Sports Presents World Champions on Ice movie NBC Sports Presents World Champions on Ice 1993 as Herself
26 NBC Sports Presents World Champions on Ice II movie NBC Sports Presents World Champions on Ice II 1994 as Herself
27 Nutcracker on Ice movie Nutcracker on Ice 1994 as Clara
28 Nutcracker on Ice movie Nutcracker on Ice 1995 as Clara
29 Pop Star on Ice movie Pop Star on Ice 2009 as Herself
30 Sergei Grinkov: Celebration of a Life movie Sergei Grinkov: Celebration of a Life 1996 as Herself
31 Skates of Gold II movie Skates of Gold II 1995 as Herself
32 Skates of Gold III movie Skates of Gold III 1995 as Herself
33 Skating Romance movie Skating Romance 1996 as Herself
34 The 1994 Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition Highlights Video movie The 1994 Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition Highlights Video 1994 as Herself
35 The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold movie The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold 2006 as Nationals Commmentator
36 The Wizard of Oz on Ice movie The Wizard of Oz on Ice 1996 as Dorothy
37 Too Hot to Skate movie Too Hot to Skate 1995 as Herself
38 Too Hot to Skate movie Too Hot to Skate 1997 as Herself
39 Arli$$ movie Arli## 1996 as Oksana Baiul
40 Be Good Johnny Weir movie Be Good Johnny Weir 2010 as Herself
There is the list of some articles of Oksana Baiul:
  • "People Weekly" (USA), 23 June 1997, Vol. 47, Iss. 24, pg. 71-72+74+76, by: Richard Jerome, Anne Longley, "Starting Over"
There is the list of some printed articles of Oksana Sergeyevna Baiul:
  • "Celebrity Skin" (USA), April 2004, Vol. 28, Iss. 127, pg. 42, by: staff, "Game, Sex & Match: Oksana Baiul"
  • "Celebrity Sleuth" (USA), 1996, Vol. 9, Iss. 7, pg. 18-19, by: staff, "1994 Gold Medalist"
The image of Oksana Sergeyevna Baiul was on the covers of these magazines:
  • "People Weekly" (USA), 16 December 1996
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