Great Britons: Where Are They Now?
ROBIN COUSINS Cousins was a multiple world figure skating champion best known for winning Olympic gold at the 1980 Lake Placid Games. In recent years he has again become a familiar face on television as the BBC's skating pundit but is better known as the head judge on ITV1's celebrity-driven talent show Dancing on Ice. Before that Cousins, now 52, made the transition into showbusiness appearing in West End productions Cats, Cinderella and The Rocky Horror Show, and has been a regular on the Christmas pantomime circuit.
WILF O'REILLY Speed skater O'Reilly won two golds at the 1988 Calgary Games but was denied full Olympic champion status because at the time his event was being trialled as an exhibition. O'Reilly went on to become world champion but finished a disappointing fifth on short-track's full Olympic debut in Albertville in 1992. Two years later in Lillehammer he crashed out of both events. O'Reilly is still involved with the admin side of the sport and will be trackside for the BBC in Vancouver.
RHONA MARTIN The mother-of-two from Dunlop in Ayrshire achieved sporting immortality when she sent down the "Stone of Destiny" …
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Publication information: Article title: Great Britons: Where Are They Now?. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Evening Standard (London, England). Publication date: February 4, 2010. Page number: 3. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.