Celebrity Reference: EE
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Michael Edwards better known as Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards was born in Cheltenham Gloucester. He learned to ski at his local dry ski slope and after much dedication became an accomplished downhill skier narrowly missing out on being selected for the Great Britain ski team at the 1984 games. Eddie first represented Great Britain at the 1987 World Championships and was ranked 55th in the world.Eddie has done many things from releasing a book called "On the Piste" to recording several pop songs in Finland. A film about his life starring Taron Egerton as Eddie and Hugh Jackman as his trainer was released in 2016. He is a superb after-dinner speaker and ideal for switching on Christmas lights - he is affordable and a delight to work with so if you want to hire Eddie the Eagle for your event, get in touch and we can get straight back to you with availability.