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Interests: "Reading American books and magazines, playing with my computer."
What Is Your Motto?: "One day at a time."
One Thing You Never Leave Home Without: "Lancome compact powder."
Favourite Restaurant: The Cheesecake Factory
Favourite Actor/Actress: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise
Favourite Tour City: "Seatlle. It reminds me of St. Petersburg [a.k.a. Leningrad, in Russia] a lot. It was the first big U.S. city I was in."
Favourite Movies: 'Pretty Woman', 'Rainman' and 'Sleepless In Seattle'
Favourite Music: Classical
What Is Your Favourite Journey Or Vacation Trip?: "My first trip to Hawaii in June 1996."
Person I Would Most Like To Meet: "Bill Clinton, because he seems like a nice guy."
Tour Travel Tip: Don't do too much shopping when you're bored. Work out instead. It will save you money."
Most Memorable Skating Achievement: Silver medal at the 1992 Olympics, first place at the 1992 Nationals and the 1996 World Pro's.
How Do You Prepare For A Show/Competition?: "Warm up off-ice, about 45 minutes. Then a cup of hot tea with honey."
Best/Worst Advice Your Mom Gave You: "The best was 'Think twice before you say something' and the worst was 'Don't share anything with anybody."
What Do You Value Most About Yourself: "Sense of humour, honesty, softness and a good heart."
Why Would You Choose 'Stars On Ice' Over Other Tours?: "Because it's the best tour imaginable and we're going to have our own private jet. YES!
If I Could Live Anywhere In The World, It Would Be: "At my summer house near St. Petersburg, Russia."
Interests: "Taking care of my beloved car and my summer house."
Favourite Actor/Actress: Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, John Travolta
One Thing You Never Leave Home Without: "My handwatch Omega."
If You Were Not Skating, Which Talent Would You Most Like To Have And Why?: "I would like to be a musician because I enjoy people who can sing."
Tour Travel Tip: "Have a very interesting book with you and read it when you are bored."
Favourite Books: "Russian Classics, like Tolstoy."
Sports Hero: Scott Hamilton
What Do You Value Most About Yourself And Others: "In others, honesty and tact. In myself, honesty and reliability."
Favourite Tour City: "Charleston, South Carolina."
Favourite Dinner: Russian
How Do You Prepare For A Show/Competition: "I like to think about the programs. I like to concentrate on what I have to do in front of the audience."
Most Memorable Skating Achievement: "Winning the silver medal at the 1992 Winter Olympics."
Accomplishment I Am Most Proud Of: "First place at the 1992 U.S.S.R. National Championships."
Best Advice Your Parents Gave You: "My father always said, 'Do not give up' and my mother said, 'Do not forget the people who love you and don't be selfish."
Why Would You Choose 'Stars On Ice' Over Other Tours: "Because the work we do is very interesting and everyone is so very nice."