US Speedskating

Anne was born September 6, 1955. She started skating in 1964 and was National Short Track Champion as a midget by 1967, continuing her success by winning the Juvenile National Long Track Championship in 1969. She switched to metric skating in 1970 and was a member of the World Team.  At Helsinki in 1971, she won the 500m race at the World Championship. That same year at the World Sprint Championship in Inzell in 1971, she won both 500m events. At Davos that year she set World records of 42.5 and 1:27.3 at 500m and 1000m. She concluded her career in 1972 at the Sapporo Games in Japan, by winning the gold in the 500m and a bronze in the 1000m. She was inducted in to the National Speedskating Hall of Fame on May 16, 1992 in St. Louis, Missouri.