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Boitano skating costume

Sketch for Boitano skating costume

Brian Boitano's Ice Skates
1988

Gold for the red, white, and blue
American Brian Boitano skated to a Gold Medal victory in these black leather figure skates during the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada. Boitano and speed skater Bonnie Blair were the only U.S. gold medalists at the 1988 Games.

Notes
Donated by Brian Boitano (born 1963)
Skates, 11" high x 14 " long x 4 " deep
Costume, 58" long x 19" wide
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· Brian Boitano
· 1988 Winter Olympics

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