Sybil Mitchell Beatteay

Catégorie

Athlete

Sport

Speed Skating

Ville natale

Saint John

Année d'intronisation

1983

Ambassadeur Sportif

athlete, sport hero

Sybil Mitchell Beatteay

MEMBRE HONORÉ

Biographie

If ever there was a young person who was pre-destined for greatness, it was Sybil Beatteay.Her grandfather was Elijah Ross of the Paris Crew, a 1972 Hall of Fame inductee; her coach was Hilton Belyea, a 1971 inductee, and her contemporaries were, inductees all, Harry Smyth, Willie Logan, Johnny Quigg and Oakie O’Connor.Her career covered a 13 year period from 1920 to 1933.In that span of time, she won countless age-class titles, 9 provincial and maritime senior championships, a second place finish in the North Americans, and in 1929, the Canadian Senior ladies Championship.At least in her case, pre-destination worked- for tonight she joins those other champions in her provincial sport shrine. Enrolled in the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, June 4th, 1983.

Faits rapides

  • Won Saint John, provincial and Maritime speed skating titles in the 10, 12 and 14-year-old class for girls 

  • Won nine Saint John, provincial and Maritimes Senior Ladies speed skating championships between 1923-33 

  • Was the Canadian Ladies Senior champion speed skater in 1929 

  • Won second place in the ¾ mile event at the North American Women’s Speed Skating Championship in 1930