In November 2005, Witt published a novel, Only with Passion, in which she offers advice to a fictional young skater based on her many years of skating. In 1996, Witt had a cameo role in the movie Jerry Maguire and on the television show Everybody Loves Raymond. Witt won the gold medal at age of 18 years and 77 days, became one of the youngest figure skating Olympic champions. Skating last and under immense pressure with both Kadavy and Thomas having earlier turned in brilliant performances, Witt landed five triple jumps, including a clean triple loop jump which was most crucial of all to win. In 1990, she received an Emmy Award for her role in this film. See more ideas about katarina witt, figure skater, figure skating. [2] She went to school in Karl-Marx-Stadt (now reverted to its pre-war name Chemnitz). Als es an die Umsetzung des Films geht, bin ich tatsächlich seine Traumbesetzung für die Rolle. Both Witt and Thomas were favoured contenders at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. On 3 December 2011, Witt was confirmed as a judge on the UK TV show Dancing On Ice, where she made her first appearance on 8 January 2012. Her competitive record makes her one of the most successful figure skaters of all time. In 1994, Witt made a comeback to the competitive-skating scene, coached again by Jutta Müller. At the 1981 World Championships, she placed 1st in the short, 3rd in the long, and 2nd in the combined free skate, missing a medal due to low placement in figures. East Germany’s Katarina Witt won the 1984 Olympic gold medal and sought a back-to-back victory four years later at the 1988 Calgary Games. "[2], In 1998, Witt appeared in the film Ronin in a small supporting role with several lines of dialogue. Witt represented the SC Karl-Marx-Stadt club for East Germany (GDR). "[2], Witt won a fourth and final World title to end her amateur career at the 1988 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Witt won six consecutive European Championships (1983–1988), a feat only equalled by Sonja Henie among female skaters. The next season, she won her first European title but finished off the World podium in fourth place, because she was 8th in compulsory figures despite winning the combined free skating. In 1995, Witt was inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame. [8], On 7 July 2007, Witt was a competitor at the German segment of Live Earth. John lässt das Drehbuch wieder umschreiben und ich werde Natacha. This left room for Thomas to win the long program, but Thomas missed three of her five planned triple jumps. Sehen Sie sich das Profil von Katharina Witt im größten Business-Netzwerk der Welt an. Katarina Witt (* 3. Witt, and the only woman to beat her since winning her gold, the U.S.’ Debi Thomas, had both chosen to skate their long program to Georges Bizet’s opera “Carmen.” View the profiles of people named Witt Katarina. She said then she planned to continue a while longer but did not see herself likely making it to the 1988 Calgary Olympics. She also became an actress in the film Carmen on Ice (1989), which expanded upon her gold-medal free program in Calgary. Oct 15, 2018 - Explore Jerry E's board "Katarina Witt", followed by 294 people on Pinterest. She is a four-time World Champion (1984, 1985, 1987, 1988) and two-time World silver medalist (1982, 1986). Im Profil von Katharina Witt ist 1 Job angegeben. Katarina Witt (German pronunciation: [ˈkataʁiːna vɪt]; born 3 December 1965) is a retired German figure skater. [3] Time magazine called her "the most beautiful face of socialism. Their rivalry was known as the "Battle of the Carmens", as each woman had independently elected to skate her long program to music from Bizet's opera Carmen. Canadian skater Elizabeth Manley won the long program convincingly over Witt (seven judges to two), however Witt retained her Olympic title based on her overall scores (she had finished ahead of Manley in both the compulsory figures and the short program).