Winter Olympics 2014

Olympics Ice Skating Stars: Where Are They Now?

These ice queens captured the world's attention – but where have they skated off to?


Olympic moment: The "Battle of the Carmens" ended with Thomas taking bronze in 1988 behind East Germany's gold-winning Katarina Witt, after both skated to music from Bizet's opera
Today: "Everyone said it was impossible to go to college and win a world championship. I was just too stupid to think it was, so I did," says the Richlands, Va., orthopedic surgeon, a proud graduate of Stanford and Northwestern, and now mom to son Luc, 16. Long off the ice, Thomas returned for one tribute show in 2010. "I had to train every day; I got a groin injury!"