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Vanessa Bauer reveals her eating disorder started when her skate coach called her a ‘fat cow’ at 16

Dancing On Ice star Vanessa Bauer has revealed her eating disorder and feeling suicidal at age 16 after her skating coach called her a ‘fat cow’

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Dancing on Ice star Vanessa Bauer opened up about the impact her skating coaches have had on her life. The ITV star has now spoken out after her battle with an eating disorder.

The skater said her eating disorder “destroyed everything” with her inability to think about anything but food.

Talk to Sun Vanessa said: “All I can think about is food. How can’t I eat it without people being suspicious, how to get rid of it without anyone knowing.”

The figure skater, 26, said during her tough times she was constantly injured with broken legs and “broken fingers all the time”.






Dancing On Ice’s Vanessa Bauer Has Revealed Her History Of Eating Disorders

She said: “I still train for eight hours a day on the ice, but I’m like a robot. I’m so weak that I can faint during outdoor training and keep getting injured.”

The ITV star said she would lock herself in her bedroom for days with suicidal thoughts.

Vanessa said she hasn’t skated in three years without the help of painkillers, with her condition having such an impact she finally spoke to her skating coaches about the challenges. what is happening.







Vanessa was rated ‘still fat’ by her skating coach in Berlin
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Vanessa reveals her feelings of wanting to commit suicide
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Now that the figure skater is using her platform to raise awareness about eating disorders, Vanessa reflects on her time at an elite school for skaters in Berlin .

She admits that before the age of 10, Vanessa and her friends at school would compete to see who could eat the least each day.

This young skater would actively try to make small amounts of food last as long as possible, but when she was 12 years old, a friend taught her how to make herself vomit.







Vanessa will compete with her classmates to see who can eat the least
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Vanessa has decided to speak up and raise awareness about eating disorders
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She said: “On the ice, the coaches would scream that I’m a fat cow, and that’s why I couldn’t finish my routine. We all had that for many years. five.

“Then, when I was 12 years old, I was scouted and asked to try double figure skating. Before the trial, a friend of mine taught me how to throw up. That’s where I started. But then I couldn’t stop, and I got stuck in this vicious cycle.”

At the time, Vanessa claimed that her trainers all knew and approved of her disordered eating style, which she now calls “pretty sick thinking”.







Vanessa’s body is criticized by the trainers as fat and ugly
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Vanessa developed an eating disorder when she was training to be a figure skater
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Vanessa says her trainers will make her look at pictures of her getting sick and ask her to look back at how much weight she’s gained and tell her she’s ugly right now.

Soon after, Vanessa decided to give up the skating program and avoid ice for a year, focusing on recovering her health.

Vanessa had an impressive career when she became a favorite on the popular show Dancing on Ice.







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She joined the show in January 2018 and won her first series alongside former X Factor singer Jake Quickenden.

In 2019 and 2020, she ranked second with Wes Nelson and Perri Kiely, respectively. Last year, she partnered with Emmerdale’s Joe-Warren Factory but had to withdraw after testing positive for coronavirus.

For help and support with an eating disorder, contact Beat Eat Disorders on 0808 801 0677

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