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The Man, the Myth, the Mullet

Two-time Olympic Silver Medalist Elvis Stojko has recently returned to exhibition skating, and there is an AP article all about it. Stojko had moved to Mexico to figure out who he is outside of this "Elvis" persona (not that Elvis). He is going to continue skating in the United States and Europe this fall.

In 1991, he became the first man to perform a quadruple toe loop, double toe loop combination jump in competition. Six years later, he again made history by becoming the first man to perform a quadruple toe loop, triple toe loop combination jump in competition.

But these days, he says, "Skating is not who I am, it's something that I do and something that I express who I am through. It's clearer to me. It's like skating when I was a kid because you look at the purity of it."

Stojko was also doing some coaching in Mexico (his student was Humberto Contreras); I'm not sure if the recent return to skating means that he has given up coaching for now. I'm not sure if Contreras is competing this season.