Elaine Bodga Gordon
Elaine was born November 17, 1917 and passed away in 2006. During her life she won the title of National Outdoor and North American Indoor Champion. She never truly left the sport after her own retirement as she coached twelve skaters to their own National championships over a period of thirty years. Elaine was inducted to the National Speedskating Hall of Fame on May 20, 1978 in Oak Brook, Illinois.