Archived from the original on May 4, Olympian who is openly gay and married his husband Victor Voronov in Weir withdrew from the — Grand Prix Final before the free skate due to a hip injury he sustained in a freak fall during the short program. He returned to competition in and competed at the Winter Olympics, where he placed sixth. Archived from the original on April 14,
In Weir published an autobiography titled Welcome to My World in which he traced the path he took to become a skating champion, plus outlined his philosophy.
I felt like an island in an open sea. Archived from the original on June 11, He received the first 6. For gay skaters, the abuse's effect isn't so harmless and can have tragic consequences. He was unable to regain all of the weight or train at full capacity before the U. American pairs skater Simon Shnapir, who won a bronze medal with Marissa Castelli and the rest of the U.
Poker Face by Lady Gaga. He sent me to a doctor as if there were something to treat. I have enough hockey players who are friends now [who] before shouted out some gay [stuff]. Retrieved September 7, In Weir published an autobiography titled Welcome to My World in which he traced the path he took to become a skating champion, plus outlined his philosophy. What he also described to Vinocur was the relentless desire of others to change him.