Marian McKean Wigglesworth  (deceased)

Year Inducted: 1966

Born:  1915, Beverly Farms, MA.

Died: September 9, 1989, Wilson, WY

Marion McKean Wigglesworth was a pioneer for the United States in   women's competitive skiing.  She was a member of the U.S. FIS team from 1936 to 1938. and was an alternate on the 1936 Olympic Team.  She finished a very respectable 9th in the 1936 FIS downhill event.  In 1938 she was first in a slalom event in Europe and finished second in a downhill/combined competition.  She is credited with  being the first national champion in women's downhill with her victory at the first national championship in 1938.

She was consistent and over her career finished in the top 10, thirteen times.  She was named to the 1940 Olympic Team.  

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