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Linda Fratianne

Figure Skater
Female
Born Aug 2, 1960

Linda Sue Fratianne is a former American Olympic figure skater who won four consecutive U.S. Championships.

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    NYTimes - Jan 22, 2010
  • Sports Briefing
    NYTimes - Mar 07, 2007

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1960 Birth Born on August 2, 1960.

TEENAGE

1976 15 Years Old Fratianne was particularly known for her ability to complete difficult triple jumps with ease and beauty. She became the first female skater to land two different types of triple jumps (toe loop and salchow) in her free skating programs in 1976 at the U.S. National Championships. … Read More
1977 16 Years Old 1 More Event
At the World Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo, Japan in 1977, she won her first world title by upsetting the favorite going into the Championship: East Germany's Anett Pötzsch. … Read More
1980 19 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 1980 Winter Olympics, Linda Fratianne placed third in the compulsory figures, first in the short program, and second in the free skate to place second overall, while Pötzsch took the gold with 1st in figures, 5th in the short program, and 3rd in the free skate. … Read More

TWENTIES

1988 27 Years Old From 1988 to 2001 she was married to ski racer Nick Maricich. … Read More

THIRTIES

1993 32 Years Old In 1993 Linda Fratianne was inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame.

FORTIES

2002 41 Years Old Linda Fratianne's father was the former Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert Fratianne, who died in 2002. … Read More
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