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Park, Reg, 1928-

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Personal name headingPark, Reg, 1928-
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Variant(s)Park, Reginald, 1928-
Associated countryAustralia
Associated placeCanberra (A.C.T.)
LocatedChapman (A.C.T.) Rivett (A.C.T.)
Birth date1928
Place of birthMelbourne (Vic.)
Field of activityFigure skating Figure skating--Coaching Figure skating--Officiating Figure skating--Choreography
Profession or occupationFigure skaters Figure skating coaches Figure skating officials Figure skating choreographers Television personalities
Found in*MGZIB 3-118 Robinson Crusoe Ice Spectacle (Videotape) [1972?]
Wikipedia, February 9, 2015 (under Australian Figure Skating Championships: 1949-50, gold medal: Reg Park)
Doherty, M. King of the rink, at age 84, via The Canberra times, October 5, 2012, viewed online February 9, 2015 (Reg Park; 84-year-old retired ice skating coach and former world champion ice skater today received associate membership into the ACT Sport Hall of Fame; had his own ice skating television show on the BBC in England; when his home in Doyle Terrace, Chapman was destroyed in the January 2003 bushfires, Mr Park oversaw the rebuilding of his house and garden while in his mid-70s; has since moved to Rivett; won the 1953 world professional championships; Melbourne-born Mr Park was enticed to Canberra in 1980)
Reg Park interviewed by Bill Stephens, via WWW, February 9, 2015 (Reg Park; born 1928)
Legends of Australian ice website, February 9, 2015: Figures > Reg Park (Reginald PARK (1928-present); Reg Park; born in Melbourne; became the first Australian to win a medal at British Nationals, placed second in the 1949 championships at Empress Hall. He was also the 1949 Australian Men's Champion; 1947 Australian Pairs Champion with S Carroll; British Championship medallist (1949, 2nd/3); the first Australian Men's World Championship competitor (1950, 7th/9); British Professional Champion; World Professional Champion in 1953 at Blackpool, England; a national and international coach and ISU judge; and a skater in British and European ice shows for many years, especially the Wembley Ice Shows in England, including the male principal and choreographer in Dick Whittington On Ice (1968) and Robinson Crusoe on Ice, billed as 'Reg Park (Ice Skating Champion of Australia)'; accredited Professional Ice-skating Judge and judged the Professional World Championships for many years)