Litz, Thomas

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Name
Litz, Thomas Gender: M
born on 14 March 1945 at 17:25 (= 5:25 PM )
Place Allentown, Pennsylvania, 40n37, 75w29
Timezone EWT h4w (is war time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 23°56' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 04°23 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 04°35'



Thomas Litz (1962)

Biography

American figure skater who won the gold medal at the 1963 U.S. Figure Skating Championships and placed sixth at the 1964 Winter Olympics. Litz is credited as being the first skater to land the triple toe loop jump, a feat he accomplished at the 1964 World Figure Skating Championships.

Litz had to withdraw from the 1963 World Figure Skating Championships because of a sprained ankle. He coaches figure skating in Lake Placid, New York.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1963 (Gold medal, U.S. Figure Skating Championships)
  • Work : Great Achievement 1964 (First skater to land the triple toe loop jump)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided copy of birth notice, The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania), 15 March 1945, page 16, born at Allentown Hospital.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Size (Height: 5 ft 9 in/ 1.74 m)
  • Vocation : Sports : Skating (Figure)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Figure skating coach)
  • Notable : Awards : Medals (Gold, U.S. Figure Skating Championships)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (Winner, U.S. Figure Skating Championships)
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (First skater to land the triple toe loop jump)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Olympic competitor)