Quad milestones

From Saturday's Globe and Mail

1988 Kurt Browning of Canada is the first man to land a quadruple jump (toe loop) in competition at the world championships in Budapest.

1989 Czech Petr Barna became second man and first European to land a quadruple jump (toe loop) at a competition in Germany.

1990 Alexei Urmanov became the first Russian to land a quad (toe loop) at the Soviet championships.

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1991 Elvis Stojko of Canada became the first man to land a quad in combination (quadruple toe loop-double toe loop) at the world championships in Munich.

1992 Barna becomes first man to land a quad (toe loop) at the Olympics in Lillehammer.

1997 Stojko becomes the first man to land a quad-triple combination (toe loops) at the Champions Series Final in Hamilton. Guo Zhengxin of China becomes the first man to land two quads (both toe loops, one in combination with a double toe loop) in a single performance at the world championships in Lausanne, Switzerland. Anthony Liu becomes the first Australian man to land a quad (toe loop) at his nationals.

1998 Michael Weiss of U.S. attempts quad Lutzes at both his national championship (landed on two feet) and Olympics (fell) in Nagano. Ilia Kulik of Russia is the first Olympic champion to land a quad in his winning program. Tim Goebel becomes first American to land a quadruple Salchow at the Junior Champions Series Final, and also the first to land the quad Salchow in combination. The ISU votes to allow quads in a short program. Stojko becomes the first man to attempt a quad (toe loop) in a short program at Skate America, but falls.

1999 Zhang Min of China becomes the first man to land a quad (toe loop) in a short program at Four Continents. Goebel became the first man to land three quads in a program at Skate America. Evgeni Plushenko of Russia became the first man to land a three-jump quad combination at the NHK Trophy (quadruple toe loop-triple toe loop-double loop). Ilia Klimkin, the 1998 world junior champion from Russia, became the first man to land two different quads (toe loop and Salchow) in the same program at the Nebelhorn Trophy in Germany.

2002 Plushenko lands a quadruple-triple-triple at Cup of Russia. (quadruple toe loop-triple toe loop-triple loop). Goebel became the first man to land four quads in a program at the Salt Lake City Olympics. Miki Ando of Japan becomes the first - and, thus far, the only - woman to land a quad (Salchow) at the Junior Grand Prix Final.

2008 Kevin Reynolds, 17, becomes the first Canadian man to land the quad-triple-triple at the national championships.

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