HALL OF FAME
For my friends that were not there, and for
those who may not believe I was really in a suit, here are
pictures taken at the Banquet at the ASU Convention
in Albany, New York, where
I was inducted into the Speed Skating Hall
of Fame of the United States as a Contributor to the Sport.
See the minimum qualifications for nomination
at bottom of this page.
Of course, you can click on any picture for
a larger version to look at.
If you are interested in some reading:
the Speed Skating Hall of Fame Committee, as stated in the USS Handbook:
Official Induction into the
Hall of Fame, by
Hall of Fame Committee President Larry Ralston
Giving my acceptance speech.
And thanking, among others, the Long Beach
The first Official
Chris Witty Autograph!
My Coach for coaching, Pat Maxwell, was also
inducted into the Hall of Fame.
My Hall of Fame Plaque
And my 2 dates! Loraine Garbe, from
Milwaukee, and Hall of Fame Member Mary Smith, from Massachusetts
Larry Ralston, Shirley Yates, and myself.
SUGGESTED NOMINEE FOR THE HALL OF FAME OF
THE AMATEUR SPEEDSKATING UNION OF THE U.S.A.
"CONTRIBUTOR TO THE SPORT"
The Hall of Fame Committee will consider nominees who have made
noteworthy contributions to the sport of
speed skating in a non-skating capacity at the National level or
National and International levels for a period of
at least fifteen years. The candidacy
of each nominee will be judged on the nominee's record, ability, integrity,
sportsmanship and character.
A nominee to the Hall of Fame must meet the following minimum
The nominee must have made a significant impact on the sport at the
National and/or International level
for a period of at least 15 years.
Activities may include serving as an Officer, Official, Committee Member
or Chairman, Team Leader, Manager, Coach or service in promoting
speed skating development.