Oksana Vladimirovna Grishuk
Date: March 17th, 1972
Town: Odessa, Ukraine
165 cm (5'5")
51 kg (112 lbs)
Residence: Los Angeles, California, USA
Mother: Liudmila; Father: Vladimir, a football player,
he left home when Pasha was only 6 month old; Aunt: Sonja, living
in Sarstedt, Germany. She organizes meetings for Pasha's fans every
time Pasha comes to visit her family.
How many hours she is training : 15 hours a week
on the ice and many other sports and acting classes to improve her skating
and her presentation on the ice.
... pet: Her cocker spaniel, Wanya. Wanya traveled
all over the world to follow Pasha when she went to competitions. That
beautiful dog became a star and sometimes the journalists asked Pasha
to come to interviews with Wanya.
... movies: Casino, with Sharon Stone and Robert
de Niro and Life is Beautiful, by Roberto Benini.
... TV shows: Beverly Hills 90210, Baywatch, Cartoons.
... musicians: Richard Clayderman, Madonna, Tony Braxton,
John Lee Hooker, Shade, Fiona Apple, Michael Jackson, Enigma Giovani,
Bach, Tchaykovsky, Prokofiev, Rakhmaninov.
... books: History, drama, comedy, life stories of
the celebrities like musicians, actors, models and other people of the
... food: Any sea food, barbeque, fruits, vegetables.
... drinks: Tomato or banana juice, good coffee (she
likes it too much !!!).
... subjects at school: was geography, mathematics,
... countries: Russia, USA, Italy, France, Germany,
... activities outside skating: Tennis, riding, sailing,
(with whom Pasha won gold medal in Junior World Championships, 1988),
Zhulin when she turned pro.
- Valentina Kasjanova,
her first coach in Odessa, Ukraine. At that time, Pasha skated as
- Elena Alexandrova,
when Pasha arrived in Moscow and began training in the club of most
of Russian olympic champions : Dynamo.
- Natalia Linichuk and Gennadi Karponosov:
from 1982 up to 1989. First steps and medals in ice dancing. Natalia
considers Pasha as "her daughter" since the beginning of
- Natalia Dubova,
from 1989 to 1992.
and Guennadi Karponosov: from 1992 to 1997.
- In 1997 and beginning of 1998, Tatiana
Tarasova was Pasha and Evgeny's consultant.
- Randy Gardner
gave her advices for her new carreer as a single in 1999.