by John C. Fry on December 27, 2019 at 6:20 AM
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John Folley is indeed a real British skating legend. He was the last British skater to win a World title and the only British skater to win separate World and European titles. Here he is interviewed at his home in West Sussex on 25th June 2011.
by John C. Fry on December 27, 2019 at 6:00 AM
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Graham Stead was one of Britain's elite speed skaters in the 1950's. A British Champion he was also a World medallist in Barcelona in 1956. Here he is being interviewed at his home in Ash Green, Coventry on 17th February 2013.
Pat & Leo Eason
by John C. Fry on December 27, 2019 at 5:39 AM
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Pat and Leo Eason were arguably the most successful speed skating husband and wife team for more than 3 decades. Leo was World Champion in 1963 and Pat was a multiple world and European medallist. Here they are being interviewed at their home in Birmingham on 3rd December 2011.
by John C. Fry on December 27, 2019 at 5:32 AM
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Denis Hill was one of Britain's top skaters in the 1940's and 50's. A multiple world medallist and British Champion he was one of the youngest skaters to represent Great Britain at a senior level. Here he is interviewed at his home in Pinner on 11th March 2012.
by John C. Fry on December 27, 2019 at 5:25 AM
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Don Brown was one of the most successful British speed skaters of his generation. In the 1940's he was in a class of his own. He emigrated to New Zealand in the 1950's but returned to spend a brief period as national team manager. Here he is interviewed at his home in Landkey, Somerset on 11th April 2012.
1969 WC Mar del Plata - Argentina - Trac...
by John C. Fry on December 26, 2019 at 3:48 PM
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Footage of racing at the World Championships in Mar del Plata in 1969. This was John E. Fry's first outing in a GB shirt and is the only known footage of Bill Sharman and John Folley. Taken on an 8mm camera it shows John Folley becoming Great Britain's last World Champion when he won the 10,000 metres title.
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