Scott Hamilton is one of the most recognized male figure skating stars in the world. Hamilton has won 70 titles, awards and honors including an Emmy Award nomination, induction into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame, and privileged member of the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame. He captured the attention of the world 25 years ago with his Olympic gold medal performances in Saravejo and since has shared his love and enthusiasm for the sport as a commentator, performer and bestselling author. Hamilton co-founded, produced and starred in "Stars on Ice" for 15 years.
He further inspires others as a speaker, philanthropist and cancer and brain tumor survivor. As an author, Hamilton received notable critical praise for his New York Times bestselling autobiography "Landing It" (Kensington Books, October 1999), an intimate, candid and insightful look at his professional and personal life on and off the ice. His new inspirational book "The Great Eight" was released by Thomas Nelson Publishing in January 2009. Hamilton will be playing for the charity, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Scott's charity is the Cleveland Clinic Foundation
PERSONAL CONNECTION: A survivor of testicular cancer, Scott Hamilton is a crusader for cancer research. Over the past six years Scott has spearheaded efforts to raise $10 million for cancer research and education. Scott feels that the money he raises on The Celebrity Apprentice for The Cleveland Clinic Foundation will be going to one of the top cancer research hospitals in the country