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Scott Hamilton

1958 - Today

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Scott Scovell Hamilton (born August 28, 1958) is a retired American figure skater and Olympic gold medalist. He won four consecutive U.S. championships (1981–84), four consecutive World Championships (1981–84), and a gold medal in the 1984 Olympics. His signature move is a backflip, a feat that few other figure skaters could perform that is against U.S. Figure Skating and Olympic competition rules, but he included in his exhibition routines as an amateur to please the crowd and in his professional competition routines. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Scott Hamilton has received more than 29,153 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Scott Hamilton is the 138th most popular skater (down from 109th in 2019), the 12,131st most popular biography from United States (down from 9,676th in 2019) and the 20th most popular American Skater.

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  • 29k

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  • 50.11

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SKATERS

Among skaters, Scott Hamilton ranks 138 out of 313Before him are Anni Friesinger-Postma, Ilia Kulik, Kristi Yamaguchi, Shizuka Arakawa, Artur Dmitriev, and Robin Cousins. After him are Mao Asada, Maria Butyrskaya, Kiira Korpi, Michelle Kwan, Geir Karlstad, and Jeremy Wotherspoon.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1958, Scott Hamilton ranks 514Before him are Josh Pais, Vernon Reid, Yekaterina Fesenko, Abu Hamza al-Masri, Béla Fleck, and Sherri Martel. After him are Rachel Talalay, Amy Pascal, Kathrin Schmidt, Chris Hughton, José Manuel Soria, and Ángel Acebes.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Scott Hamilton ranks 12,131 out of 15,968Before him are Mary Scheer (1963), Bow Wow (1987), David Robert Mitchell (1974), Amy Chua (1962), Halston Sage (1993), and Jaime Ray Newman (1978). After him are Kenneth Cockrell (1950), Jessica Sutta (1982), John Kennedy (1951), Kimberly Elise (1967), Keith Ellison (1963), and Israel Pickens (1780).

Among SKATERS In United States

Among skaters born in United States, Scott Hamilton ranks 20Before him are Irving Jaffee (1906), Sheila Young (1950), Dorothy Hamill (1956), Bam Margera (1979), Brian Boitano (1963), and Kristi Yamaguchi (1971). After him are Michelle Kwan (1980), Bonnie Blair (1964), Sasha Cohen (1984), Tara Lipinski (1982), Chad Hedrick (1977), and Dan Jansen (1965).