Forum, Feb. 23, 1976

Olympians Without a Home

To the Editors:

Your Olympic preview [Feb. 2] was beautiful.

Isn't it a shame that the speed skaters will have no facility to return to? The only 400-meter U.S. Olympic rink was closed last month by the Wisconsin State Fair Park Board. This rink is located near Milwaukee, where Peter Mueller and Sheila Young trained to represent the U.S. Too bad America can't spend some money to keep the rink and the sport going.

U.S. Olympic hopefuls and little speed skaters now have no place to train. The National Championship races were held at the Winter Carnival in St. Paul on...