Friday, July 3, 2009

Skater, Boxer (?) and Singer (??) Tonya Harding

Tonya Harding has had an interesting career. Harding was a very talented skater, who won over 12 medals at various competitions. Unfortunately, she has also been involved in various controversies over the years, culminating in the attack on skater Nancy Kerrigan.
After the Kerrigan incident basically ended her skating career, Harding entered the world of boxing, but retired after a mediocre 3-3 record. She had an even shorter musical career. On the plus side, Harding did help revive an 81 year old woman through the use of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
I met Harding at a Hollywood Collectors Show. Harding is one of the newest guests on the celebrity appearance circuit. Harding seemed to really go out of her way to make each fan happy. Hopefully, she will keep that attitude if she continues to do appearances.
Tonya Harding and me in Rosemont, IL-Summer 2008.


laurie said...

I still think she's a loon. You're lucky she didn't clock you....she looks like she could eat your liver.

Johngy said...

Eat my liver? Oh I didn't say she wasn't a loon. I just said she seemed excited to be there. Now, if Larry Thomas was found clutching his shin in pain in the hallway, she'd be the first suspect!