At a Champions on Ice reunion in May (from left): Brian Boitano, Dorothy Hamill, Kristi Yamaguchi, Tom Collins, Michelle Kwan, Peggy Fleming, Nancy Kerrigan and Katarina Witt. (Champions on Ice) Champions on Ice founder ‘had an impact on everyone he met’ Kenneth Feld and Tom Collins were much younger men when they met — “This was before I was even working part time,” recalled Feld, CEO of Feld Entertainment — but the years seemed to change little. “I can’t believe he was 88,” Feld said. “I always felt like he was a young, vibrant person who had so much positive energy and was one of the friendliest people I knew.” Collins died Sept. 1 of natural causes surrounded by his family at his Edina, Minn., home. Born in the small Canadian mining town of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, in 1931, Collins left school in eighth grade to work with his father […]
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