Richard Dwyer (USA), a.k.a "Mr. Debonair", received a Guinness
World Records certificate on 22 October for the longest career as a
professional ice skater.
Richard began his professional career in 1950 when he was 14 years old, and continues to perform at the age of 76.
Spanning 62 years, Richard's career includes time spent skating in both Ice Follies and Ice Capades.
He was inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame in
At the Chelsea Piers Sky Rink in New York City, Richard received his official Guinness World Records certificate as part of the Ice Theatre of New York's 2012 "Dare to be Debonair" Fall Gala.
The gala was a tribute to his career, and featured performances by Richard Dwyer and his Celebrity Dwyer Girls: Tai Babilonia, Dorothy Hamill, Linda Fratianne, JoJo Starbuck, and guest performer Ryan Bradley.