US Speedskating

Leah was born October 5, 1951. She was the top competitor in pack style skating for eighteen years, winning a silver medal at the 1000m in the 1976 Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, the World Sprint Championship in 1974 and 1979, and silver medals at 500m and 1000m at the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Games. Throughout her career she won thirty medals in World competitions. Leah was inducted to the National Speedskating Hall of Fame on May 13, 1988 in Arden Hills, Minnesota.