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He had injured tendons in his right ankle a few weeks before the 1986 U. Championships but went on to win his second national title.
Boitano won the 1985 United States Figure Skating Championships, the first of his four titles.
At the first World Championships of the post-Hamilton era in 1985, Alexander Fadeev won, with Brian Orser finishing 2nd and Boitano 3rd.
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is an American figure skater from Sunnyvale, California. In 1982 Boitano became the first American to land a triple axel.
He is the 1988 Olympic champion, the 19 World Champion, and the 1985–1988 U. In 1987 he introduced his signature jump, the 'Tano triple lutz' in which the skater raises his left arm above his head.
He returned to competition in 1993 and competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics, where he placed sixth.
He attempted a quadruple jump throughout the 1986–87 season and at the 1988 World Figure Skating Championships, but did not cleanly land the jump; he double-footed the landing on two occasions.Boitano was known primarily as a jumper early in his career and he, along with several other skaters, helped push the technical envelope of men's skating.It was not until his failure to defend his World title in 1987 that he focused specifically on improving his artistry.Boitano placed second at the 1984 United States Figure Skating Championships, earning himself a trip to the 1984 Winter Olympics.He placed 5th at the Olympics, setting the stage for his success over the next four years.Following the 1984 Olympics, several skaters emerged as likely medal hopes following the retirement of Scott Hamilton.