Paul Wylie

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Paul Wylie : biography

October 24, 1964 –

Paul Stanton Wylie (born October 28, 1964) is an American figure skater and 1992 Olympic silver medalist.

Professional competitive highlights

  • Ice Wars 1996 (team) 1st
  • Battle of the Sexes 1996 (men’s team) 1st
  • Mike Masters 1996 1st
  • Challenge of Champions 1995 1st
  • Fall Team Pro-Am (team) 1st, 1st overall
  • Ice Wars 1995 (team) 1st
  • Miko Masters Paris Championships 1995 1st
  • Ice Wars 1994 (team) 1st
  • Spring Pro-Am 1994 1st
  • World Challenge of Champions 1993 1st
  • World Professional Figure Skating Championships 1993 1st
  • Fall Pro-Am 3rd 1993 Miko Masters Paris Championships 1993 1st
  • World Challenge of Champions 1992 1st
  • U.S. Open Professional Championships 1992 1st
  • Fall Pro-Am 1992 1st


Category:American male single skaters Category:Olympic figure skaters of the United States Category:Figure skaters at the 1988 Winter Olympics Category:Figure skaters at the 1992 Winter Olympics Category:Figure skating commentators Category:1964 births Category:Living people Category:Olympic silver medalists for the United States Category:Harvard Business School alumni Category:Olympic medalists in figure skating Category:People from Denver, Colorado Category:People from Charlotte, North Carolina Category:People from Barnstable, Massachusetts Category:World Junior Figure Skating Championships medalists



Event 1980–81 1981–82 1982–83 1983–84 1984–85 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 1989–90 1990–91 1991–92
Winter Olympic Games 10th 2nd
World Championships 9th 10th 11th
Skate Canada International 2nd 3rd
Trophée Lalique 1st 5th
NHK Trophy 5th 2nd 4th
Nations Cup 3rd
U.S. Championships 11th 5th 4th 5th 5th 5th 2nd 3rd 2nd 3rd 2nd
World Junior Championships 1st

Personal life

Wylie was born in Dallas, Texas. When he was eleven, his family moved to Denver, Colorado.

Wylie attended Harvard University beginning in 1986 and graduated in 1991. He was a member of the Fox Club, one of eight final clubs at the college. He later studied at Harvard Business School and worked in the corporate world. For some time he held a position with The Walt Disney Company.

On August 14, 1999, Wylie married Cape Cod native Kate Presbrey. They have three children, Hannah, Emma and Caleb. The family currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, where Wylie previously worked with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association as director of the Dare to be a Daniel program. Wylie is currently in business for himself running a sports-related travel agency and is coaching figure skaters at the Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, North Carolina. In December 2011, a residence in Hyannis, Massachusetts was damaged by fire in a dehumidifier.