I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.

— Debi Thomas

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Probably the '86 nationals. That was my first real national title and first real statement I ever made in figure skating, and my life changed after I returned.

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What was most important to me at the Olympics was going out there and performing my best. When I messed up the first jump combination, which was my big move, it hit me that I messed up the program of my life.

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My mother introduced me to many different things, and figure skating was one of them. I just thought that it was magical having to glide across the ice.

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Right now I am doing my residency in orthopedic research.

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What makes you really come together under pressure is determination and focus and toughness.

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So I went for engineering, specifically product design, which I enjoyed.

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I was always very strong in math, physics and calculus.

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If you trust your nerve as well as your skill, you're capable of a lot more than you can imagine.

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I am not really sure how I got interested in medicine.

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But I like it when my patients are impressed not knowing that I was an Olympian.

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My skating is a very emotional thing that comes from the heart, never doing it for the medal.

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The Olympics: not one of my better memories.

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About Debi Thomas

Quotes 28 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16

Figure skating was a pretty individual sport.

I've grown up a lot since those days and enjoy being part of a team now. Being a doctor is about working with nurses, therapists, anesthesiologists, and I've learned more about team play being a doctor than when I was in sports.

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My advice is that going to the Olympics and winning a gold medal are great goals, but the real goal should be to be the best that you can be.

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I just thought that it was magical having to glide across the ice.

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I got a bronze medal and I can't complain about that, the only African-American to get a medal in the Winter Olympics.

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I would make my mom buy me the toy doctor kit.

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For as long as I can really remember, I wanted to be a doctor.

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You can accomplish anything with pure persistence and drive.

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It is great to be a part of the whole skating family, and it makes me feel ecstatic that my name will be among the greats of the sport.

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Being an Olympian, I always have this strong belief in excellence.

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I begged my mom to let me start skating.

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I watch a lot of professional skating, and I am really looking forward to going to nationals.

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I wanted to be a doctor since I was five.

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Just because you didn't start out perfect doesn't mean you can't have an excellent result in the end.

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I want people to know when I'm taking care of them I'll give it all that I've got.

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I've got this thing with skating and school - to see how much I can accomplish.

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