Debi Thomas - Quotes

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I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.

I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.

I got a bronze medal and I can't complain about that, the only African-American to get a medal in the Winter Olympics. ---->>>

Just because you didn't start out perfect doesn't mean you can't have an excellent result in the end. ---->>>

My mother introduced me to many different things, and figure skating was one of them. I just thought that it was magical having to glide across the ice. ---->>>

My skating is a very emotional thing that comes from the heart, never doing it for the medal. ---->>>

I wanted to be a doctor since I was five. ---->>>

I've got this thing with skating and school - to see how much I can accomplish. ---->>>

The Olympics: not one of my better memories. ---->>>

What was most important to me at the Olympics was going out there and performing my best. When I messed up the first jump combination, which was my big move, it hit me that I messed up the program of my life. ---->>>

Being an Olympian, I always have this strong belief in excellence. ---->>>

I was always very strong in math, physics and calculus. ---->>>

I am not really sure how I got interested in medicine. ---->>>

I just thought that it was magical having to glide across the ice. ---->>>

I watch a lot of professional skating, and I am really looking forward to going to nationals. ---->>>

I would make my mom buy me the toy doctor kit. ---->>>

Right now I am doing my residency in orthopedic research. ---->>>

For as long as I can really remember, I wanted to be a doctor. ---->>>

I begged my mom to let me start skating. ---->>>

I want people to know when I'm taking care of them I'll give it all that I've got. ---->>>

So I went for engineering, specifically product design, which I enjoyed. ---->>>

But I like it when my patients are impressed not knowing that I was an Olympian. ---->>>

Probably the '86 nationals. That was my first real national title and first real statement I ever made in figure skating, and my life changed after I returned. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 03-25, 1967
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
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Occupation: Athlete
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Debra Janine Thomas (born March 25, 1967) is an American former figure skater and physician. She is the 1986 World champion, the 1988 Olympic bronze medalist, and a two-time U.S. national champion. Her rivalry with East Germany's Katarina Witt at the 1988 Calgary Olympics was known as the Battle of the Carmens (wikipedia)