Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner: World Figure Skating Champions and Five-Time US Pair Skating Champions and Two-Time Olympians.
In 1992, to add to an already remarkable list of achievements, Tai and Randy were inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame, joining the company of such skating greats as Scott Hamilton, Peggy Fleming, Dorothy Hamill and Michelle Kwan. And most recently they were awarded another great honor: The 2016 ISI Hall of Fame Award.
Mr. Gardner is a skating coach, specializing in teaching private lessons, classes and producing international skating seminars and clinics. He is a US Figure Skating and PSA (Pro Skaters Association) certified skating instructor. He has also provided choreography for some of the best known skating stars in the business, along with numerous television specials, national commercial spots and tours around the globe.
He has been one of the on-site coaches for Dorothy Hamill’s Fantasy Figure Skating Camp for the past six years. His Randy Gardner School Of Skating is now featured at ICE At Santa Monica on an annual basis.
Television – Skating With Celebrities – FOX, On Thin Ice – NBC, The Christmas Angel: The Mannheim Steamroller Holidays! – NBC, Skating With The Stars – ABC (skating consultant), The Ladies of Figure Skating – syndication.
Live Tours and Theatricals – Elizabeth Manley and Friends, Halloween on Ice, Footloose On Ice, World Figure Skating Championships: Opening Night Celebration, Nutcracker On Ice, Champions On Ice.
Special Events and Corporate Parties – “Helpful Honda Days” Go Skating! – Southern California Honda Dealers, ICE At Santa Monica Annual Grand Opening, The Next Ice Age – The Movie, skating promotion.