5 Things To Know About Brian Boitano
BY Michelle Garcia
February 06 2014 8:00 AM ET
4. After a stunning figure skating career, Boitano turned to his other passion: food. He said that his travels around the world during his skating days opened his eyes — and palate — to so many different types of food. "The fact that I had to stick to a strict training diet while competing made me even more receptive to different foods," he said. "So in between tours when I was home I started teaching myself to cook, and it took off from there."