Monday, March 14, 2011

Vintage Video: Donald Jackson

Donald George Jackson, CM (born April 2, 1940 in Oshawa, Ontario) is a retired Canadian figure skater. He captured four Canadian titles and a bronze medal at the 1960 Winter Olympics. At the 1962 World Figure Skating Championships, he landed the first triple lutz jump in international competition and won the competition.

Jackson was coached by Pierre Brunet in New York City, where he lived with the family of 1960 Olympic Champion Carol Heiss.

In 1997, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

Jackson is currently the director of skating and is also a coach at the Minto Skating Club in Ottawa, Ontario

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