Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame - Carol Ann Biamonte Figure Skating - 1900-1970 Era - Details
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Title Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame - Carol Ann Biamonte Figure Skating - 1900-1970 Era
Medium  Digital image
Notes  Carol Ann began her skating career on the outdoor ice at Lundy’s Lane Fire Hall. When Stamford Arena opened in 1950, Carol was one of the first skaters to take to the ice under the tutelage of Rita (Sturch) Payne. Thus, began a successful figure skating career as a singles skater as well as a pairs skater. As a single, Carol Ann placed third at the Western Ontario Senior Ladies Championship in 1958. She then proceeded to the Canadian Championships held in Ottawa where she placed in the top ten in Canada. Carol Ann’s pairs partner was Bill Neale under the coaching of Wally Distelmeyer. They were crowned Western Ontario Champions in 1958 and then captured a bronze medal only two and a half points behind the winners at the Canadian Championships. When the Shipstead and Johnson “Ice Follies” appeared in Buffalo, Carol Ann auditioned and was signed on to skate with the touring show...
Description  Digital image from a metal plaque ; Image may not be reproduced without the written consent of the City of Niagara Falls, Parks, Recreation and Culture Department ; Inducted January 23rd 2005 ;
Provenance  City of Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame
Date  January 23, 2005.
Collection  Niagara Sports Virtual Sports Wall of Fame
Old Call Number  421265ca
Rights Holder  ©City of Niagara Falls
Rights  Niagara Falls Virtual Sports Wall of Fame
Subject  Niagara Falls Virtual Sports Wall of Fame
  Awards
  Portraits - Biographical
  Sports - Recreation - Leisure
Record ID  97286
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  468px X 612px
Resolution  72ppi X 72ppi
Digitization B&W Scan
Equipment Epson Perfection 1260
Date 2004-12-30
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Filing No.   Format       
D421265CA  Digital image     

 

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