Template:Infobox Figure skater Brian James Pockar (October 27, 1959 - April 28 1992) was a Canadian figure skater. He was the three-time Canadian national champion (1978-1980) and won the bronze medal at the 1982 World Figure Skating Championships. After turning pro, he toured with Stars on Ice and worked as a choreographer. He died of AIDS in 1992. Scott Hamilton outed Pockar as gay in Hamilton's autobiography, Landing It.
- ↑ Bondy, Filip (November 17, 1992), “FIGURE SKATING; AIDS Deaths Tear at Figure-Skating World”, The New York Times, <http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?sec=health&res=9E0CE0D91630F934A25752C1A964958260>. Retrieved on 15 March 2008
- ↑ Hamilton, Scott & Benet, Lorenzo (1999), Landing It: My Life on and Off the Ice, Kensington Publishing, ISBN 1575664666