Inductee

Jack Disney

Inducted in 1988 for Modern Road & Track Competitor (1945-1975)

Honors

  • 1956 - Melbourne Olympic Games, Track, Sprint :: 5th
  • 1959 - Pan American Games, Track, Sprint, Chicago :: 2nd
  • 1966 - National Championship, Track, Sprint, Amateurs :: 1st
  • 1968 - National Championship, Track, Sprint, Amateurs :: 1st
  • 1973 - National Championship, Track, Sprint, Amateurs :: 2nd

Biography

Disney was born in 1930 and began his racing career in 1953. He won his first five consecutive national Amateur Championships in 1954. Jack won the National Senior Sprint Championship in 1966 and again in 1968.  He was the silver medalist at the National Senior Sprint Championships in 1973.

He was a member of the US Olympic Team in 1956, 1964 and 1968.

He won a silver medal in the 1959 Pan Am Games.

Proving his athletic versatility Jack made two Olympic squads in speed skating.

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