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Five-time U.S. pairs figure skating champion
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Tai Reina Babilonia (born September 22, 1959) is a U.S. figure skater, the partner of Randy Gardner. They began skating together when Babilonia was only eight years old and Gardner was ten. Their coach was John Nicks. The pair were five-time gold medalists at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and won the gold medal at the 1979 World Figure Skating Championships. They were medal favorites at the 1980 Olympics but were forced to withdraw due to an injury to Gardner.
Babilonia was the first figure skater of partial African American descent to win U.S. and World titles. She is also part Filipino on her father`s side and part Native American. In the late 70`s and early 80`s, however, her mixed ethnic ancestry was rarely discussed by the media. While skating as a professional, Babilonia became addicted to amphetamines and alcohol and attempted suicide via an overdose of sleeping pills in the fall of 1988. After receiving treatment, she returned to the ice. Babilonia appeared in the 2006 FOX television program "Skating with Celebrities", partnered with Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner (Decathlon).
Babilonia has a son, Scout Gabriel (born in February 1995), with her ex-husband Cary Butler, whom she married in 1992 and divorced in 1997. She is engaged to comedian David Brenner. In 2008, Babilonia and Gardner announced their retirement from professional figure skating due to a neck injury suffered by Gardner and their advancing ages. In retirement, she is living in Ashland, Oregon.
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Tai Reina Babilonia
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Tai Reina Babilonia (born September 22, 1959) is an American former pair skater. Together with Randy Gardner, she won the 1979 World Figure Skating Championships and five U.S. Figure Skating Championships (1976–1980). The pair qualified for the 1976 and 1980 Winter Olympics.
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Tai Babilonia is currently single.
She previously dated David Brenner from 2011 to 2014, Cary Butler from 1992 to 1997, Sean Franks from 1990 to 1991, Jim Lampley in 1989, Chris Penn from 1985 to 1989, Peter Carruthers from 1984 to 1985, Timothy Hutton in 1983, Andy Gibb from 1982 to 1983 and Christopher Knight from 1979 to 1982.
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