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Photo of Charles Jewtraw in speed skating pose

Charles Jewtraw, an Olympic skating champion, performed at the London Skating Club's Ice Festival on February 19th, 1926 before an audience of 1,500 spectators at the London Arena.  On January 26th, 1924, Charles had won the 500 metre speed skating event to become the first gold medalist at the Olympic Winter Games.