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Name: "Pasha" Oksana Vladimirovna Grishuk
Birth Date: March 17th, 1972
Birth Town: Odessa, Ukraine
Height: 165 cm (5'5")
Weight: 51 kg (112 lbs)
Home: Moscow, Russia
Current Residence: Los Angeles, California, USA
Family: 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.
Fan mail: Pashagrishuk@hotmail.com

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.



Pasha's favourite...
... 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 art.
... 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, anatomy.
... countries: Russia, USA, Italy, France, Germany, Monaco, Hawaï.
... activities outside skating: Tennis, riding, sailing, jet ski



Alexandr Chichkov (with whom Pasha won gold medal in Junior World Championships, 1988),
Evgeny Platov,
Alexandr Zhulin when she turned pro.


  • Valentina Kasjanova, her first coach in Odessa, Ukraine. At that time, Pasha skated as a single.
  • 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 their collaboration.
  • Natalia Dubova, from 1989 to 1992.
    Natalia Linichuk 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.


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