Neil Carpenter

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Neil Carpenter
Personal information
Country representedCanada
Born (1944-09-17) September 17, 1944 (age 75)
Galt, Ontario
PartnerLinda Ann Ward
Retiredc. 1964

Neil B. Carpenter (born September 17, 1944 in Galt, Ontario) is a Canadian former pair skater. With partner Linda Ann Ward, he won a bronze medal at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships in 1963, captured a silver the following year,[1] and competed at the 1964 Winter Olympics.[2]

Carpenter was the head coach at the Hamilton Skating Club in Hamilton, Ontario.[3] In August 2007, he signed a three-year contract to serve as head coach and head of skater development for the Dutch national team.[4]


pairs with Linda Ann Ward

Event 1963 1964
Winter Olympics 15th
World Championships 11th
Canadian Championships 3rd 2nd


  1. ^ a b "Canadian Championships / Championnats Canadiens" (PDF). Skate Canada. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 20, 2009.
  2. ^ "Neil Carpenter". Sports Reference. Retrieved April 28, 2010.
  3. ^ Newman, Mark (March 13, 2013). "Celebrating 75 years of skating". The Hamilton Spectator. Archived from the original on October 13, 2016.
  4. ^ Cruickshank, Alex (August 28, 2007). "Coach takes on challenge". Orillia Packet and Times.