Beth Heiden Historical

Beth Heiden Historical (HM1VE4)

Location: Milwaukee, WI 53203 Milwaukee County
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N 43° 2.517', W 87° 54.967'

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Born September 27, 1959 (Madison, WI) as a competitor in speed skating, cycling, track and cross-country skiing, Heiden is among the most prolific women athletes in U.S. history. As a speed skater, she stands as the most successful U.S. women's all-around skater ever, winning all four individual races on the way to the overall title in the 1979 World All-Around Championships, and adding to that a silver in 1980. She skated on the 1976 and 1980 Olympic teams, winning bronze in the 3000 meters in Lake Placid. She was a member of the eight U.S. Senior World Speed Skating Teams and four U.S. Junior World Teams, winning many single-event medals in addition to the 1979 overall title. In bicycling she is one of the only two U.S. women to ever win the World Road Championship, taking gold in Sallanches, France in 1980 as the culmination of a career that included four U.S. National Titles. In cross country skiing she won the NCAA Championship for the University of Vermont in 1983, along with the NCAA College Athletics Award as one of the top five student athletes in the U.S. Inducted - 2005
HM NumberHM1VE4
Year Placed2005
Placed ByPresented to the Hall of Fame by Vincent Commodities and the Renfert Family
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Date Added Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees43.04195000, -87.91611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 2.517', W 87° 54.967'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 2' 31.02" N, 87° 54' 58.02" W
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Area Code(s)414, 262
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-953 N 4th St, Milwaukee WI 53203, US
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