Linda Carbonetto-Villella

Biography

Athlete : Figure Skating
Year Inducted: 1990
Date of Birth: April 12th, 1949
Born in: New York City, New York

Figure skating career began at nine as a form of therapy to correct weak ankles. Won 1969 Canadian Women’s Championship after placing second in 1968. Competed in 1968 Olympics. Noted for strenuous routines, she placed third in the North American Championships and sixth in World Championships in 1969. Turned pro 1970 and became featured skater with Ice Capades through 1972.