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Speed Skating Champions

Date: January 26 1958
Description: Group portrait of the 1958 city speed skating champions who won their races in the finals at Vilas Park.
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Bill Carow

Date: December 27 1953
Description: Bill Carow of Madison wins the Senior Men's Speed Skating Championship while representing the West Allis Skating Club.
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Speed Skating Fall

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Description: Two young speed skaters take a fall while racing.
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Midget Boys Division Skaters

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Description: George Beronja of West Allis poses with a trophy for speed skating.
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1951 Madison Speed Skating Champions

Date: January 28 1951
Description: Group portrait of the boys' and girls' 1951 Madison speed skating champions in the midget, cub, junior, intermediate, and senior divisions.
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Speed Skating Champs

Date: January 29 1956
Description: Portrait of two of the winners from the city speed skating finals at Vilas park, Carol Stokes and Kathy Stokes.
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Pat Gibson Wins National Outdoor Speed Skating Championship

Date: December 27 1953
Description: Pat Gibson, a University of Wisconsin student, wins the National Senior Women's Speed Skating Title for the second successive year.
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Pat Gibson, Women's Speed Skating Champion

Date: February 20 1956
Description: Pat Gibson, World Senior Women's Speed Skating Champion, receives a W blanket award from the Student W Club. Jack Nowka appears at left and Jack Mansfield...
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Speed Skaters

Date: January 25 1959
Description: Outdoor group portrait of 23 children and teen city speed skating champions for 1959.
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Bill Carow Olympic Skater

Date: February 05 1955
Description: Fireman Bill Carow, member of the 1956 United States Olympic Ice Speed Skating Team.
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Roger Steeper

Date: January 31 1954
Description: Portrait of Roger Steeper in speed skating stance. Roger was a double winner in the 3rd & 4th grade class at the City Speed Skating Races at Vilas Park. He...
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Speed Skater Patricia Gibson

Date: January 16 1951
Description: State champion speed skater Patricia "Pat" Gibson of Madison poses on the ice of Monona Bay while wearing a skating outfit.
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Speed Skater Takes a Fall

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Description: A Speed skater in competition falls onto the ice.
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Speed Skater poses with Trophy

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Description: Juvenile girls speed skater, Louise Jerome from Superior, Wisconsin, poses with trophy.
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Madison Speed Skaters Display New Uniforms

Date: February 18 1956
Description: Members of the Madison Speed Skating club in their new Cardinal uniforms during a practice session at Vilas Park. The image shows 17 speed skaters posed in...
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Olympic Skater Bill Carow with Son

Date: January 04 1955
Description: Fireman Bill Carow, member of the 1955 United States Olympic Ice Speed Skating Team, lacing his son's, Michael Carow, skates.
Online Exhibit

Skating for Gold: Wisconsin's Olympic Speed Skaters, 1976-2006

Learn about the achievements of Wisconsin's Olympic speed skaters.
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Winners of Divisional Titles in Madison Speed Skating Meet

Date: February 17 1952
Description: Six new records were established in the Madison speed skating finals. Pictured left to right are skaters who led their divisions in the annual city champio...
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Champion Skaters

Date: January 22 1961
Description: Group portrait of 23 young ice skaters who all won championships in the 1961 city speed skating meet at Vilas Park.
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Madison Speed Skating Champs

Date: January 29 1956
Description: Group portrait of the winners in the boys division of the speed skating championship races at Vilas Park. Front row, left to right: Mike Bailey, Jim Sperli...

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