Elizabeth Ann Manley

Biography

Figure Skating / Patinage artistique
Year Inducted: 1992
Date of Birth: August 7th, 1965
Born in: Belleville, Ontario

Member of the 1984 and 1988 Canadian Olympic and world championship figure skating teams. Silver medal 1988 Calgary Olympics. Canadian champion in 1985, 1987 and 1988.

Her 50 national and international achievements include being a two-time U.S. Open Figure Skating Champion, three-time Canadian Figure Skating Champion, the 1988 World Figure Skating Silver Medalist, the 1988 Olympic Winter Figure Skating Freestyle Champion, and ultimately the 1988 Olympic Winter Figure Skating Silver Medalist.

Elizabeth is credited as being the first Canadian female to successfully land a triple-double combination jump in competition.

She also received the Order of Canada in 1988.

Named Woman of the Year by Chatelaine magazine (1988). Member Order of Canada.

City of Ottawa named a Gloucester arena in her honour. Turned pro with Ice Capades in 1988.

Twice won Campbell’s World Cup of pro skating titles.

Member Canadian Figure Skating Hall of Fame (2001).

Inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 2014.