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Barbara Ann Scott doing a "Stag Jump"
Barbara Ann Scott doing a "Stag Jump"

Barbara Ann Scott (born May 9, 1928 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is a world and Olympic champion figure skater. Image File history File links Barbara Ann Scott doing a Stag Jump, Minto Skating Club, Ottawa, Dec. ... Image File history File links Barbara Ann Scott doing a Stag Jump, Minto Skating Club, Ottawa, Dec. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant City of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Location. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal it began, loyal it remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ...


Scott began skating at a very young age and was only eleven years old when she won her first Canadian national junior title. Two years later, in 1942, the thirteen-year-old became the first female to ever land a double lutz in competition. This article is about the year. ...


From 1945 to 1948, she won the North-American Figure Skating championships. In 1947 she became the first North American to win the European and World Figure Skating Championships, making her a Canadian national heroine. Subsequent to her victory, her hometown of Ottawa gave her a new convertible automobile but she had to turn down the gift in order to retain her amateur status so as to be able to compete in the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland. In the Winter Games she became the first Canadian to win the figure skating gold medal. 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... World Figure Skating Championships: Mens singles winners: 1896 - Gilbert Fuchs, (Germany) 1897 - Gustav Hugel, (Austria) 1898 - Henning Grenander, (Sweden) 1899 - Gustav Hugel, (Austria) 1900 - Gustav Hugel, (Austria) 1901 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1902 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1903 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1904 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1905 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1906 - Gilbert... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant City of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Location. ... The V Olympic Winter Games were held in St. ... St. ...

photo by Yousuf Karsh, 1946
photo by Yousuf Karsh, 1946

She was awarded the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's top athlete of the year in 1945, 1947 and 1948. She was inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in 1948, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1955, and the Canadian Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 1991. Image File history File links Barbara Ann Scott, 26 November 1946 Source: Yousuf Karsh collection / Library and Archives Canada Copyright: Expired Credit: Yousuf Karsh / Library and Archives Canada / PA-165921 File links The following pages link to this file: Barbara Ann Scott ... Image File history File links Barbara Ann Scott, 26 November 1946 Source: Yousuf Karsh collection / Library and Archives Canada Copyright: Expired Credit: Yousuf Karsh / Library and Archives Canada / PA-165921 File links The following pages link to this file: Barbara Ann Scott ... Yousuf Karsh - Self portrait Yousuf Karsh, CC , LL.D (December 23, 1908 – July 13, 2002) was one of the world’s most renowned portrait photographers. ... The Lou Marsh Trophy is awarded annually by a panel of journalists in recognition of Canadas top athlete. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Canadas Sports Hall of Fame is a Hall of Fame established in 1955 to preserve the record of Canadian sports achievements and to promote a greater awareness of Canadas heritage of sport[1]. As of June 2004, there were 436 inductees. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Scott turned professional, skating with the Hollywood Ice Revue in Chicago, Illinois where she met publicist Tom King whom she married in 1955. Chicago, colloquially known as the Second City and the Windy City, is the third-largest city in population in the United States and the largest inland city in the country. ...


She was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1991 and in 1998 was named to Canada's Walk of Fame. The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, awarded to those who adhere to the Orders motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam meaning desiring a better country. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Canadas Walk of Fame (French: Allée des célébrités canadiennes) acknowledges the achievements, accomplishments, and successes of amazing Canadians. ...

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Barbara Ann Scott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (289 words)
Barbara Ann Scott (born May 9, 1928 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is a world and Olympic champion figure skater.
Scott began skating at a very young age and was only eleven years old when she won her first Canadian national junior title.
Scott turned professional, skating with the Hollywood Ice Revue in Chicago, Illinois where she met publicist Tom King whom she married in 1955.
Skate Canada: News & Views: News (386 words)
Barbara Ann Scott, a native of Ottawa and the 1948 Olympic Champion in ladies figure skating, was honoured by the City of Ottawa at a special ceremony at Ottawa City Hall on May 14.
Scott, who returned to her hometown to participate in the festivities surrounding the 100th anniversary of her former training base, the Minto Skating Club, as well as the opening ceremonies of the 2004 Canadian Tulip Festival, was honoured by the recognition.
Scott was awarded the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada’s top athlete of the year in 1945, 1947 and 1948, and she was inducted into Canada’s Olympic Hall of Fame in 1948, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1955 and the Skate Canada Hall of Fame in 1991.
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