Rebuilding Broken Dreams

Featuring Karen Magnussen and figure skating

Induction Year: 1972
Sport: Figure Skating
Category: Athlete

Did You Know?

Karen Magnussen was voted Canada’s athlete of the year for two consecutive years in 1971 and 1972.

Facts

  • 1973 World Figure Skating Championships were held in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia and Karen placed first in all three categories: overall, freestyle and compulsory figures
  • 1971 World Bronze Medalist and 1972 World Silver Medallist
  • Silver medalist at the 1972 Winter Olympic Games in Sapporo Japan (only Canadian to win a medal at the Games)