Peggy Fleming Tribute
A beautiful eight-foot-tall bronze sculpture was dedicated in September 2020 adjacent Evergreen Lake in Evergreen, CO as a tribute to Peggy, her legacy, and contributions. It is also styled to celebrate figure skating, creativity, emotion and artistic expression.
The heroic sized sculpture, on its three-foot granite base, not only celebrates the 50th anniversary of Peggy’s Olympic gold medal victory in Grenoble, France, but also the 50th anniversary of Evergreen Park and Recreation District and the 25th anniversary of Sculpture Evergreen. It was installed next to the Lake House and just a few feet away from one of the country’s premier winter outdoor skating venues.
This sculpture is nearly identical to the 18 inch high sculpture that is mounted on top of the wooden base of the Peggy Fleming Trophy, which lists the names of the winners of the annual skating event. Peggy donated the trophy to the Broadmoor Skating Club in 2018 to celebrate the competition.
Both sculptures were created by renowned sculptor Harold Linke and cast at Art Castings of Colorado.
For general information, click the following links:https://www.sculptureevergreen.org/