On This Date 2/10/1968
Peggy Fleming brings home the Gold Medal in Women’s Figure Skating with a dominant performance at the Winter Games in Grenoble, France. Fleming represents the rising out of the ashes of tragedy for U.S. Figure Skating after the 1961 plane crash that killed the entire team. Peggy Fleming’s Gold Medal in Figure Skating would be the only gold won by the United States during the 1968 Winter Olympics.