Roger Turner

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Roger Turner
Personal information
Full name Roger Felix Turner
Country represented United States
Born (1901-03-03)March 3, 1901
Milton, Massachusetts
Died October 29, 1993(1993-10-29) (aged 92)
Walpole, Massachusetts
Skating club SC of Boston

Roger Felix Turner (March 3, 1901 – October 29, 1993) was an American figure skater.

He was born in Milton, Massachusetts and died in Walpole, Massachusetts.

Turner was the seven time (1928–1934) U.S. National Champion and two time (1930–1931) World silver medalist. He is tied with Dick Button for having the most consecutive wins at the U.S. Championships (men's singles). Turner was inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 1994. He was a member of the Skating Club of Boston.

At the 1928 Winter Olympics he finished tenth in the singles competition. Four years later at the Lake Placid Games he finished sixth in the singles event.

Results[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Event 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937
Winter Olympic Games 10th 6th
World Championships 5th 2nd 2nd 5th
North American Championships 2nd 2nd
U.S. Championships 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd

Pairs[edit]

(with Polly Blodgett)

Event 1936
U.S. Championships 2nd

References[edit]