Manley, Elizabeth (1965–)

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Manley, Elizabeth (1965–)

Canadian figure skater. Name variations: Liz Manley. Born Aug 7, 1965, in White Rock, British Columbia, Canada.

Became the 1st Canadian woman to land a triple jump combination in competition (1979); was 3-time Canadian champion (1985, 1987, 1988); won Skate Canada (1986); won a silver medal at Calgary Olympics and at World Championships (1988). Awarded the Order of Canada; inducted into Skate Canada Hall of Fame (2001).

See also autobiography Thumbs Up!: The Elizabeth Manley Story.