Winter Olympics 2014

Iced! Olympic Skating's Biggest Controversies

Ashley Wagner's road to Sochi isn't the only flap to rock Olympic history. Look back at other scandals that have broken the ice


It's hard to believe it's been 20 years since Nancy Kerrigan was hit in the leg by a baton-wielding attacker on the eve of the U.S. figure skating championships in Detroit. Though she sat out that competition, she was still named to the 1994 U.S. Olympic team and went on to win silver in Lillehammer. Tonya Harding, whose ex-husband was behind the assault, went from being known as the first American woman to land a triple-axel to one who didn't medal at the Olympics, and was later barred from competitive skating because of her knowledge of the Kerrigan attack.