Nancy Kerrigan
"The Whack Heard Round the World"

Coaches Mary and Evy Scotvold talk about the practice that Nancy Kerrigan was mysteriously injured from an unknown attacker at the U.S championship practice session in Detroit on January 6, 1994. Their first person accounts remember the night they heard Kerrigan scream and rush to find her in tears and a man running away, ultimately jumping through a glass door. Nancy Kerrigan is an American figure skater. She is the 1994 Olympic silver medalist, the 1992 Olympic bronze medalist, a two-time world medalist, and the 1993 U.S. national champion. On January 6, 1994, she was clubbed in the right knee with a police baton by Shane Stant on the eve of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships at Cobo Arena in Detroit, an assault planned by rival Tonya Harding's ex-husband Jeff Gillooly and co-conspirator Shawn Eckardt. The incident became known as "The Whack Heard Round the World."

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