Once a Canadian champion on the ice, Elvis Stojko is now taking his figure skating competition into the social arena by trying to lead male skaters away from what he lables "effeminacy."
Stojko, now living in Mexico, is a correspondent reporter on the Vancouver games, but took time out of his schedule to give Salon.com an interview chock-full of gender stereotypes, homophobia, and more insults than we can include in a single blog entry.
Some highlights of the interview:
When Salon asks what he deems “feminine skating,” Stojko responds, “It's the way you carry yourself. There’s a certain strength to it when a masculine skater steps onto the ice and attacks a program. With the feminine skaters, the use of the hands becomes very soft,...FULL STORY