1980: Eric Heiden- Speed Skating

Eric Heiden - Speed Skating, 1980 Lake Placid, New York

Eric Heiden makes history at Lake Placid 1980

Eric Heiden, Speed Skating,

March 18, 1996 | Volume 84, Issue 11

February 24, 1997 | Volume 86, Issue 8

February 24, 1986 | Volume 64, Issue 8

August 08, 1960 | Volume 13, Issue 6

Eric Heiden With Gold Medals

While working on the Norwegian oil rigs in the late 1970's, I had the privilege of watching Eric Heiden speed skating in Oslo and beating all...

May 03, 1976 | Volume 44, Issue 18

May 07, 1990 | Volume 72, Issue 19

December 10, 1984 | Volume 61, Issue 26

August 19, 1968 | Volume 29, Issue 8

July 27, 1970 | Volume 33, Issue 4

August 31, 1964 | Volume 21, Issue 9

February 6, 1984 Sports Illustrated cover

August 16, 1954 | Volume 1, Issue 1

Eric Heiden won 6 Olympic Gold medals in speed skating (1980), came home and raced pro bicycling and won the first US Professional Cycling Championship,....Then he finished college and moved to California to practice as an orthopedic surgeon. This pic was from an American Express ad.

Sports Illustrated Cover 6/6/1977

February 19, 1968 - Olympic Champion Peggy Fleming.