Eddie the Eagle (real name – Michael Edwards) is an English ski-jumper and Olympian who represented Great Britain at the 1987 World Championships. Michael was ranked 55th in the world. Eddie Edwards Net Worth 2021 will be discussed in this article together with lots of other information.
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Edwards was born on December 5, 1963, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK. He has a sister, Liz, who is two years younger as well as a brother.
When actor Taron Egerton was asked by Oklahoman how did he learn to ski jump for the film, Taron responded: ”I never skied before.” Egerton continued: ”So I had to go out to Germany a couple of weeks early and make sure I could ski.”
In 2017, Eddie made some jumps at the ski jumping facilities at Canada Olympic Park. Edwards said: ”I haven’t jumped for a long, long time.” Eddie continued: ”twenty years, I think, ’97 was the last time I did any jumping.”
In June 2003, Eddie the Eagle married Samantha Morton. In 2014, Samantha broke up with Michael. They got divorced in 2016.
He said in an interview: ”Losing my marriage and my family life hurts more than anything that ever happened to me in ski-jumping.”
In 1987, Edwards represented Great Britain at the World Championships. He was ranked 55th in the world but was qualified for the 1988 Winter Olympics ski-jumping competition.
The 1988 Winter Olympics was held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Eddie became the first British ski jumper to compete in the Olympics since 1929. He later said:”After Calgary, I was getting three or four marriage proposals every day from all over the world.”
He often ate food scavenged from campsite bins since Michael had neither a sponsor nor a coach. During the 1988 Winter Olympics, he finished last in both the 70 meters and 90 meters events.
Following the 1988 Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee instituted a rule known as the “Eddie the Eagle Rule.” According to CBC, the rule requires Olympic hopefuls to finish in the top half of international competition.
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