Henry Graham Sharp Professional Figure Skater

Henry Graham Sharp (19 December 1917 – 2 January 1995) was a British figure skater. In 1939, he won both the European Figure Skating Championships and the World Figure Skating Championships. Before that, he had won three consecutive silver medals at Worlds and Europeans. He competed at the 1936 Winter Olympics, where he placed fifth, and at the 1948 Winter Olympics, where he placed seventh. Writing in 1938, T.D. Richardson (author of Modern Figure Skating and Ice Rink Skating) said "Graham Sharp is by far the best male School Skater of the day. He has an ease and accuracy that is a joy to those with real knowledge and appreciation of the fine points of the School Figures.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 19th, 1917
Nationality
United Kingdom
Date of death
January 2nd, 1995 at age of 77

Organizations founded

1. Racing Steps Foundation

Organization

Official web page

Wikiedia article

The Racing Steps Foundation, abbreviated as RSF, is an organization founded by Graham Sharp in 2008 with former Formula One driver John Surtees as the ambassador for the organization. RSF aids young British racing drivers in the junior categories of Formula Three, Formula Renault and karting. The Racing Steps foundation also run a number of riders in the 125cc category in the British Superbike Championship, with wildcard rides in Moto GP Moto3 Class. Currently, there are three drivers in three different formula racing categories being backed by the RSF.

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