HAMILTON (EON)- Elvis Stojko was on the ice as part of the Stars on ice series when he fell on Saturday night in Hamilton. His head then struck the ice and he struggled to get up as a video shows.
Olympic silver medalist in 1994 and 1998, Stojko fell when he was at the point of his routine where he had to do a double axel.
Show producer Byron Allen said in a statement that Stojko needed help to leave the ice, but was on his legs.
“An ambulance took him to Juravinski Hospital for an examination,” Allen added. Elvis was accompanied by his wife Gladys and his physiotherapist. ”
The producer made it clear that the diagnosis of the doctors did not mention a concussion.
Stojko was the first skater to have achieved the quadruple-double looped quad combination (1991 World Championships) and the quadruple-triple loop (1997 Champions Series final).
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