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Figure Skating

Pj Kwong - Thursday Feb. 6, 2014 08:32

My Olympic Moment: Petra Burka

'Very, very proud to be representing Canada'


Petra Burka, who won bronze at the 1964 Winter Olympics, was the first woman to perform a triple in ladies' figure skating. (Skate Canada Archives)

Canada’s figure skaters have provided many memorable moments on their way to capturing an Olympic medal.

In this 12-part series, we catch up with some of these homegrown skating heroes as they give us insight into how they felt in their "Olympic Moment."

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Petra Burka's bronze-medal win at the 1964 Olympics in Innsbruck.

A talented skater and 1965 World champion, now coach and team leader, shares some details of her trip to the Olympic podium.

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