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Connie Carpenter (Phinney)

 
 
Connie Carpenter (Phinney) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
1. Connie Carpenter (Phinney) Marker
Inscription. Connie Carpenter, a two-time Olympian in two different sports, is one of Wisconsin's most versatile athletes. Shortly before her fifteenth birthday, Carpenter finished seventh in the 1,500-meter speed skating event at the 1972 Winter Olympics. Carpenter went on to win the U.S. Outdoor Overall Speed Skating Championship in 1976. She then began competitive cycling and went on to win National Championships in 1976, 1977 and 1979. While at the University of California-Berkeley, Carpenter was a member of the 1980 National Collegiate Championship crew team. In 1984, Carpenter capped off her competitive athletic career by winning a Gold Medal in cycling at the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Carpenter retired at the age of 27 from cycling with 12 National Championships and four world titles. Inducted - 2001
 
Erected by Presented to the Hall of Fame by The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
 
Location. 43° 2.517′ N, 87° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on North 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andy North (here, next to this marker); Lee Kemp
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
2. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
(here, next to this marker); Judith Sweet (here, next to this marker); John Powless (here, next to this marker); Earl L. "Curly" Lambeau (here, next to this marker); Edward P. "Ned" Allis (here, next to this marker); Mike Webster (here, next to this marker); Frederick C. Miller (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
More about this marker. The marker is part of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame which is located on the east side of the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena along North 4th Street.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
3. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
4. Wisconsin Athletic Walk of Fame Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 15, 2016, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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