Awards

 

1967    ABC's Wide World of Sports Sixth Annual “Athlete of the Year”

 

1974    American Guild of Variety Artists “Entertainer of the Year”

 

1968    Babe Didrikson Zaharias “Outstanding Woman Athlete of the Year”

 

1997    United States Olympic Committee “Olympic Spirit Award”

 

1998   Iris Cantor – UCLA Woman’s Health Center “For Significant Efforts in Educating and Empowering Woman on Issues of their Health”

 

1999    Sports Illustrated's “20th Century Awards.” (One of seven “Athletes Who Changed The Game”)

 

1999    Professional Skaters Association “Sonja Henie Award”

 

2003    Vince Lombardi “Award of Excellence”

 

2005    Vince Lombardi “Symbol of Courage”

 

2006    National Osteoporosis Foundation “Woman’s Health Leadership”

 

2007    “Woman of Courage” Frosted Pink sponsored by Nationwide

 

Hall of Fame

 

1970    Inducted into Colorado Sports Hall of Fame

 

1974    Inducted into Inaugural U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

 

1976    Inducted into U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame

 

1976    Inducted into World Figure Skating Hall of Fame

 

1981    Inducted into Women’s Sports Foundation Hall of Fame

 

1996    Inducted into San Jose Sports Hall of fame

 

1998    Inducted into Colorado College Athletic Hall of Fame, Class of ‘70

 

2000    Inducted into Inaugural Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame

 

Championship Titles

 

1959    Won Gold Medal, U.S. Figure Skating, Bay Area Juvenile Girls

 

1960    Won Gold Medal, U.S. Figure Skating, Pacific Coast Juvenile Ladies

 

1962    Won Gold Medal, U.S. Figure Skating, Pacific Coast Novice Ladies

 

1962    Won Silver Medal, U.S. Figure Skating, National Novice Ladies

 

1963    Won Bronze Medal, U.S. Figure Skating, National Junior Ladies

 

1964    Won Gold Medal, U.S. Figure Skating, National Senior Ladies

 

1964    Sixth place at Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria

 

1965    Won Gold Medal, U.S. Figure Skating, National Senior Ladies

 

1965    Won Bronze Medal, ISU World Championships

 

1966    Won Gold Medal, U.S. Figure Skating, National Senior ladies

 

1966    Won Gold Medal, ISU World Championship

 

1967    Won Gold Medal, U.S. Figure Skating, National Senior Ladies

 

1967    Won Gold Medal, ISU World Championship

 

1968    Won Gold Medal, U.S. Figure Skating, National Senior Ladies

 

1968    Won Gold Medal, Olympic Winter Games in Grenoble, France

 

1968    Won Gold Medal, ISU World Championship