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Richard Deitsch
February 18, 2002
With figure skating heating up at the Olympics this week, we checked in with NBC analyst Scott Hamilton, the 1984 men's gold medalist.
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February 18, 2002

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With figure skating heating up at the Olympics this week, we checked in with NBC analyst Scott Hamilton, the 1984 men's gold medalist.

SI: One of your nicknames is Skate God. Did you get that moniker for your on-ice or off-ice prowess?

Hamilton: On the ice.

SI: Who's the sexier skating duo: Torvill and Dean or Gretzky and Messier?

Hamilton: I'll take Torvill and Dean.

SI: Rumor has it that every Olympian fell in love with Katarina Witt at the 1984 Games. Are you on that list?

Hamilton: I told everyone in 1984 that 16 will get you 20.

SI: Have you ever skated to Vanilla Ice's Ice Ice Baby?

Hamilton: Only in the privacy of my home.

SI: Will you be able to correctly pronounce Irina Slutskaya and Elena Berezhnaya?

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