Scott toured in an ice show, the Hollywood Ice Revues as a professional 1949-54. On retirement, she began training show horses, and in her mid-40s was rated among the top equestrians in the US. In 1995 Scott was inducted into CANADA'S SPORTS HALL OF FAME, and she was made an officer of the ORDER OF CANADA in 1991.
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Barbara Ann Scott
A brief video profile of Barbara Ann Scott, who won Canada’s first ever gold medal in singles figure skating. From the "Footprints Collection," Historica Dominion Institute.
Women in Canadian Sport
This series of biographies of outstanding Canadian women athletes is part of the Celebrating Women’s Achievements series from Library and Archives Canada. Also includes teaching guides and references.
The website for Skate Canada. Catch the latest news about programs and events in the world of skating. Also, check out the history of skating in Canada and profiles of members of Skate Canada’s Hall of Fame.
Celebrating Women's Achievements
An extensive collection of biographies of women who have made substantial contributions to Canadian culture and society. Also offers teaching guides and reference sources. From Library and Archives Canada.
Canada's Sports Hall Of Fame
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame promotes Canada's extensive and colourful sport heritage. Check out their website for illustrated biographies of Canadian athletes.
1948 Winter Olympics Barbara Ann Scott
A vintage video clip featuring Barbara Ann Scott demonstrating her superb skating skills. From YouTube.
Sheet Music From Canada's Past: Winter
Scroll down the page to view a selection of finely illustrated covers of sheet music published in Canada prior to 1921 (click on the images for larger views). Check the menu on the left for links to audio clips and additional information about this Library and Archives Canada collection.
Olympic gold medallist Barbara Ann Scott has died
A CTV obituary for Barbara Ann Scott, legendary Canadian Olympic figure skating champion.
Barbara Ann Scott in 'Skating Sensations of 1950'
See a digitized copy of the "Official Programme of the 'Skating Sensations of 1950,'" a travelling skating show featuring Barbara Ann Scott. From the Waterloo Public Library.
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