Barbara Wagner
Personal information
Full nameBarbara Aileen Wagner
Country represented Canada
Born (1938-05-05) May 5, 1938 (age 83)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Former partnerRobert Paul
Medal record
Representing  Canada
Pairs' figure skating
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1960 Squaw Valley Pairs
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1960 Vancouver Pairs
Gold medal – first place 1959 Colorado Springs Pairs
Gold medal – first place 1958 Paris Pairs
Gold medal – first place 1957 Colorado Springs Pairs
North American Championships
Gold medal – first place 1959 Toronto Pairs
Gold medal – first place 1957 Rochester Pairs
Bronze medal – third place 1955 Regina Pairs

Barbara Aileen Wagner (born May 5, 1938) is a Canadian former pair skater. She teamed up with Robert Paul in 1952. They became the 1960 Olympic champions,[1] four-time World champions, and five-time Canadian national champions. After retiring from competition, the pair toured with Ice Capades.[2]

Wagner was formerly married to U.S. figure skater James Grogan.[3] She resides in Alpharetta, Georgia, coaching figure skating at the Alpharetta Family Skate Center, the Cooler, and is a member of the Atlanta Figure Skating Club.[4]


(with Paul)

Event 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Winter Olympics 6th 1st
World Championships 5th 5th 1st 1st 1st 1st
North American Championships 3rd 1st 1st
Canadian Championships 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st


  1. ^ "Canadian Pair Captures Gold Medal in Figure Skating". The Montreal Gazette. February 20, 1960.
  2. ^ "Spins through Professional Circles". Skating magazine. November 1963.
  3. ^ "Jim Grogan". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.
  4. ^ "Cooler Figure Skating Coaching Staff".