Who Inspired Amy Grant's Love of Figure Skating? (Hint: It's Not Vince Gill)

While singing on an upcoming figure skating special, Amy Grant says that she had at least one thing in common with the professional skaters: The desire to not mess up!

“We’re all nervous that we might make a mistake,” says Grant, who sings in time with performances by champion ice skaters such as Ekaterina Gordeeva and Nancy Kerrigan and their families on the upcoming special, Musselman s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute.

Skating Greats Share Olympic Memories and Advice for Athletes Heading to Sochi

Everyone is talking about the 2014 Sochi Olympic figure skaters – past gold medalists included.

Four of America’s most celebrated skaters – Apolo Ohno, Kristi Yamaguchi, Scott Hamilton and Dorothy Hamill – glided over to Parade to share their Winter Olympics experiences.

Evan Lysacek Won't Compete at Sochi Olympics Due to Injury

Gold medalist Evan Lysacek was emotional as he revealed on the Today show on Tuesday that he won’t be setting his sights on the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, in February.

“It’s very difficult for me to say that, but my road to Sochi ends here,” the figure skater told Matt Lauer.

Scott Hamilton Is Planning His Return to the Ice – Soon!

Scott Hamilton has been recuperating since last summer from surgery to repair a brain aneurysm but the Olympic champ is ready to return to the ice.

“I need to get back to work,” Hamilton tells PEOPLE. “It’s really frustrating being a public person and being more well-known for your illnesses rather than your accomplishments. Enough already!”

Hamilton, 52, is about to get his wish.

Scott Hamilton Bouncing Back After Brain Surgery, Aneurysm

Olympic ice skating champ Scott Hamilton is a fighter.

The same tough spirit that led him to win a gold medal has helped Hamilton, 52, overcome a difficult medical crisis – undergoing brain surgery to remove a tumor and later having a brain aneurysm removed.

“This,” says Hamilton, tongue firmly planted in cheek, “was not the way to spend your summer vacation.”

Scott Hamilton Resting Comfortably after Brain Surgery

Ice skater Scott Hamilton is recovering and “doing great” after undergoing brain surgery to prevent the reoccurrence of a benign tumor.

The Olympic gold medalist, 51, is “resting comfortably in the hospital” with his wife, Tracie, by his side. “The priority is for him to rest and recover so he can get home to his boys,” Aidan and Maxx, his rep tells PEOPLE.

Ice Skater Scott Hamilton Undergoes Brain Surgery

Olympic champ Scott Hamilton underwent brain surgery Wednesday to remove the recurrence of a benign tumor near his pituitary gland, which first appeared in 2004.

“They’re happy with the progress of the entry process, and now [doctors] can begin to get rid of the tumor,” the figure skater’s rep, Michelle Thornbury, tells PEOPLE of the procedure, which was completed late Wednesday.

It's Official: Scott Hamilton Is Returning to the Ice

During the five years he took off from ice skating, Olympic champ Scott Hamilton has had his hands full. Not only was he busy raising two sons with wife Tracie – Maxx, 19 months, and Aidan, 5 – he was also fighting a debilitating pituitary gland tumor and overcoming infertility by self-injecting hormones.

So what prompted Hamilton, at 51, to return to professional ice skating?

“This is a life change. Every time I’ve had a health challenge in the past, skating has brought me all the way back,” Hamilton tells PEOPLE.

Scott Hamilton Vows to Return to the Ice

After becoming the second contestant fired from this season’s Celebrity Apprentice, Olympic champ Scott Hamilton announced this week he is returning to his day job: ice skating.

“Skating brings out the best in me,” says Hamilton, who began training again in earnest late last year and plans on making a public return to the ice next fall.

His comeback will come five years after he quit performing to help raise his family with wife Tracie and recover from a benign pituitary gland tumor diagnosed in 2004.

Scott Hamilton Gets Surprise 50th Birthday Party

More than 150 friends surprised Olympic skating champ Scott Hamilton to celebrate his 50th birthday at a private residence in Los Angeles on Sunday.

“We got him,” cheered his wife Tracie, who drove Hamilton blindfolded from Van Nuys airport to the party. “He thought he was going to spa resort.”

Among the surprise party-enablers were country singer Brad Paisley and his wife, According to Jim actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, who rode with the Hamiltons from the airport to the celebration.