It is certain that these ventures dramatically increased Boitano’s revenues.
Shortly after these successes, Boitano retired from his professional career.
Ivel International, NHK Trophy and Skate America as well as more notably two World Figure Skating Championships gold medals, in 1986 and in 1988.
Am I dating myself by making a reference to the very first South Park episode?
I'm not talking about first episode on television, I'm talking about the VERY first episode. Anyway, somehow, the kids were trying to figure out what to do, or something (hey, it was like, thirteen years ago, so I'm a little foggy on the details...) and suddenly someone says, "What would Brian Boitano do?
Apart from all those already mentioned above, Boitano has skated in several TV specials, including “Carmen on Ice” for which he was honored with a prestigious Emmy Award in 1990.
In 2009, Boitano featured in “What Would Brian Boitano Make?
In 1982, Boitano entered the history books as the first American who performed the first ever complex triple axel; later that year, he won another bronze medal, this time at Skate America international figure skating competition, and his first gold medal came later that year at Skate Canada International.