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Peter Carruthers Is an Olympic Athlete and a Famous Adoptee


Birth and Adoption :

Peter was born in 1960 and was adopted by Charley and Maureen Carruthers in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Olympic Record:

Participated in the 1980 Olympics and the 1984 Olympics in which they brought home a Silver medal for the United States.

Known for ...:

holding hands and doing alternating flying butterflies.

Fun Fact :

Peter's father built him and his skating partner sister, Caitlin, a tiny rink in their back yard.

What is he doing now? :

Peter does commentary for skating events on the Turner Network.

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