Did Eddie the Eagle get an Olympic medal?

Did Eddie the Eagle have an American coach?

Did Eddie the Eagle have a coach? In the movie, Oscar-nominated actor Hugh Jackman takes the role of coach Bronson Peary. … Chuck Berghorn is not an Olympic medallist like Jackman’s character but he does claim to have trained Eddie in 1986 in Lake Placid.

Did Eddie miss the opening ceremony?

Although it is clearly portrayed in the movie ‘Eddie the Eagle’ that Eddie Edwards missed the opening ceremony due to getting drunk the night before with some of his friends, this in fact was confirmed as not being true by Eddie Edwards himself! He confirmed he would not have missed that opening ceremony for the world!

Did Eddie the Eagle win any medals?

Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards was the first British ski jumper to ever compete at the Olympics. He was nowhere near to winning a medal, but he did become an Olympic and sporting icon.

How many bones did Eddie the Eagle break?

In the 20 months between Eddie picking up ski jumping and competing in the Calgary Winter Olympics, he put his body through tremendous trauma. “I fractured my skull twice – even though I was wearing a helmet – and I broke my jaw, smashed my collarbone, broke three ribs, damaged my kidney and knee.

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Is Eddie the Eagle a lawyer?

The former sportsman dubbed Eddie the Eagle, who won the nation’s hearts at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Canada, completed a law degree in 2003.

How much did Eddie the Eagle earn from the film?

Eddie the Eagle (2016)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $15,789,389 Details
International Box Office $29,271,091 Details
Worldwide Box Office $45,060,480
Home Market Performance