Henie Sonja

Hen·ie

 (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).
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