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Lake Placid 1932

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Crossing The Finish Line

American skater Irving Jaffee (1906 - 1981) (skating on the ice, second right) crossing the finish line during the second heat of the Men's 10,000-Metre Speed Skating competition at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, February 5, 1932. The second place finisher was Canadian Frank Stack (second left) and there was a tie for third between Norwegian Bernt Evensen (left) and American Ed Schroeder (right). Jaffee went on the win the gold in the final while Stack took the bronze. (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)
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Speed Skater Jaffee Holds 1932 Olympic Gold Medal

American speed skater Irving Jaffee (1906 - 1981) holds his gold medal after winning the men's 10,000-meter speed skating event at the 1932 Winter Olympic Games, Lake Placid, New York, February 9, 1932. (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)
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Lake Placid 1932-Start of the 10000 m second heat, wonby JAFFEE Irving (USA) 1st.
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Lake Placid 1932- Start of the 5000 m second heat, wonby EVENSEN Bernt (NOR).
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Jaffee Awarded Gold

American skater Irving Jaffee (1906 - 1981) shakes hands with an unidentified Olympic official after winning the gold medal in the Men's 5,000-Metre Speed Skating competition at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, February 5, 1932. Fellow American skater Edward Murphy, the silver medalist stands at right, while Canadian William Logan, bronze medal winner, sits at the far left, his back to the camera, and removes his skates. (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)

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