July 23, 2018

Handsome skater steals show with magnificent 'Footloose' routine

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Ryan Bradley had the audience mesmerized with his incredible performance of Footloose.

The video, posted to YouTube by Disson Skating, shows Ryan, 34, skating to Footloose at Pandora Unforgettable Moments of Love on Ice.

The event was a part of the Pandora NBC Skating Series that took place at the ShoWare Center in Kent, WA, on January 26, 2012.

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In the clip, the American figure skater can be seen making his way to center-stage. He wears a sweatshirt and jeans-looking outfit.

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As soon as the song Footloose starts playing, Ryan shows the crowd all that he had a few tricks up his sleeve.

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Since the video was posted on February 9, 2012, it has been viewed more than 28,000 times.

"Perfect timing on that backflip," YouTube user Son of Hecate commented on the video.

Samantha Wagner added: "Totally not ready for that backflip. In Dallas he signed my skates! He is like 6 foot tall in person! You can tell on his jumps! "

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"I could watch this again and again," wrote user Michael Carbonaro.

In 2008, Ryan, who comes from a family of skaters, won the Skate Canada International silver medalist. He is also the 2009 Skate America bronze medalist, the 2011 U.S. national champion, and the three-time U.S. Collegiate champion.

At the age of two, he began skating and participated in the U.S Figure Skating Basic Skills program from 1986-1988

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At the 1999 U.S. Championships, Ryan won the Junior title. He missed most of the 2004-2005 season of U.S. Championships after breaking his arm while playing dodgeball. He was off the ice for six months due to a spiral fracture in the humerus of his right arm.

Ryan announced his retirement from competitive skating in May 2011. For 22 years, he was coached by Tom Zakrajsek.

He made an appearance in a commercial for Fuji Xerox with Stéphane Lambiel, a Swiss figure skater.

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