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Canada's skating stars: Where are they now?

One champion took the lead role in a childrens' musical. Another athlete started a kids' safety foundation after a tragic loss. Find out what some of Canada's top figure skaters have been up to since leaving the amateur ranks

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March 22, 1984, Ottawa: Canada's Barbara Underhill and Paul Martini perform their long program March 22nd, winning the gold medal at the World Figure Skating Championships.

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Elizabeth Manley clasps her hands together with delight after winning the free skating program in women's singles figure skating in Calgary in this February 1988 file photo. Manley has been named to the Canadian Figure Skating Hall of Fame.

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Feb., 20, 1988: Canada's Brian Orser in action during his routine in the men's figure skating competition at the 1988 Winter Olympics held in Calgary. Orser won the silver medal.

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Four-time world champion Kurt Browning holds up the silver platter he received after winning the men's World Professional Figure Skating Championships at the MCI Center in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 13, 1997. Browning has won three consecutive times.

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Elvis Stojko jumps during the men's short program event at Skate Canada in Saint John, N.B. on Thursday, Nov. 4,1999.

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Shae-Lynn Bourne and Victor Kraatz of Canada skate in the Ice Dancing Free Dance at the 2003 World Figure Skating Championships 28 March, 2003 in Washington, DC. Bourne and Kraatz won the event.

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