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Eddie the Eagle,
Eddie Edwards
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Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards

Britain's ever popular but rather unsuccessful ski-jumper
Eddie the Eagle,
Eddie Edwards

Michael David Edwards

Age

53

Born

5 Dec 1963

Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards Bio Details

Full name

Michael David Edwards

Gender

Male

Age

53

Date of birth

5 Dec 1963

Birth place

St Paul’s Maternity Hospital, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK

Occupations

Ski Jumping Coach

Ski Jumper

Plasterer

Builder

Skier

Education

Dunalley Street Primary, Cheltenham. Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

Naunton Park Secondary School, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

De Montford University, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom (2000 - 2003)

Eddie was a successful junior skier and only just missed out on making the British team. So he looked for a sport that had no British competitors. And so became Britain's first Olympic ski jumper, delighting the crowds at the 1988 Calgary Olympic Games.

Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards Siblings

Duncan Edwards

Brother

Liz Edwards

Sister

Partners of 
Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards

Samantha Edwards

Divorced

2 children together

married 17 Jun 2003
divorce 2014

Claire Morris

Relationship

relationship began about 1992
until about 1995

Hannah Gratton

Relationship

relationship began before 1988
until 1989

Samantha Brislin

Relationship

relationship began circa 1979
until circa 1980

Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards Children

Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards Partner(s) Other Children

Ottilie Edwards

born 2004, age 12
with Samantha Edwards

Honey Edwards

born 2007, age 10 (approx.)
with Samantha Edwards

Trivia

Weight at birth

4 lbs 15 ozs

Weight

12 stones 12 lbs on 1988

Was the heaviest ski jumper at the Calgary Olympics by a wide margin.

Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards Family

Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's parents:

Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's father is Terry Edwards Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's mother is Janette Edwards


Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's children:

Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's daughter is Ottilie Edwards Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's daughter is Honey Edwards


Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's former partners:

Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's former wife is Samantha Edwards Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards had a relationship with Claire Morris Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards had a relationship with Hannah Gratton Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards had a relationship with Samantha Brislin


Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's siblings:

Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's brother is Duncan Edwards Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's sister is Liz Edwards


Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's nieces and nephews:

Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's niece is Tegan Edwards


Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's grandparents:

Eddie the Eagle, Eddie Edwards's grandmother is Marjory Emerson