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 (hĕn′ē), Sonja 1912-1969.
Norwegian-born figure skater who was largely responsible for making ice skating a popular competitive sport. She won Olympic gold medals in 1928, 1932, and 1936 and ten consecutive world championships (1927-1936).

Henie

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(Biography) Sonja (ˈsɒnjə). 1912–69, Norwegian figure-skater
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Cindy Stuart (Choreographer) --2016 Professional Skaters Association Choreographer of the Year Award winner and the 2014 Sonja Henie Award nominee, Cindy collaborated with Olympic Gold Medalist Robin Cousins on multiple projects and choreographed for US Champion Gracie Gold, US Bronze Medalist Mirai Nagasu, World and Olympic Champions Xue Shen and Hongbo Zhao and Olympic Champions Jamie Sale and David Pelletier.
7 THIN ICE (1937) NORGWEGIAN-BORN Olympic gold medal skater Sonja Henie starred alongside Hollywood heartthrob Tyrone Powell in this comedy romance about a skating instructor called Lili who falls for a man she meets when out skiing on the mountain slopes .
At the first Winter Games at Chamonix in 1924, 11-year-old Sonja Henie, pictured right, represented Norway, coming last - but took gold at the next three.
On that note, let me recall that in the late 1920s and 1930s, a Norwegian woman named Sonja Henie (1912-1969) was in a category of her own in figure skating, winning some ten world championships in a row, three Olympic gold medals, and six European championships.
Since repaired, this scarred work, with its explicit message of global solidarity, has become an emblem of collective memory, lending its name to a 2014 exhibition at the Henie Onstad Arts Center, south of Oslo, in which artists responded to the events of that day in 2011.
His love for skating began when he watched in awe as Norwegian figure skating star Sonja Henie dazzled on the ice.
Perhaps that's true, if some of those fans were the people who still think the central tragedy of the life of Liberace was that after his relationship with figure skater Sonia Henie fizzled out, he never found the right girl.
Check out the lobby's framed portraits of former guests Ernest Hemingway, Marilyn Monroe, and Gary Cooper posing in ski pants, as well as a campy group screening of Sun Valley Serenade, the 1941 movie starring Norwegian Olympic figure skater Sonja Henie.
How old was Norwegian skater Sonja Henie when she won gold at her third consecutive Winter Olympics in 1936?
Choreographer Cindy Stuart is a four-time Professional Skaters Association "Choreographer of the Year award" nominee and the 2014 Sonja Henie award nominee.
HENIE ONSTAD KUNSTSENTER * January 22-April 26 * Curated by Milena Hogsberg * "What do pictures want?
6) The completed anthology film alternates principally among 4 different types of scene taking place in a studio apartment and ends with a clip from Sun Valley Serenade (1941), featuring the eponymous figure skater turned film star, Sonja Henie.