Museum Homepage

The San Mateo County Historical Association
Online Collections Database

The mission of the San Mateo County Historical Association is to inspire wonder and discovery
of the cultural and natural history of San Mateo County.

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 2014.019.005
Description Valerie Fleming Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame Plaque, 2014. Plaque includes image of Valerie Fleming and a brief biography: " Valerie Fleming took the sporting road less traveled. Did she ever. Her chosen competitive path was icy in the extreme. After graduating from Hillsdale, where she compared in track and field, she matriculated to the University of California-Santa Barbara. After graduating from Saint Mary's College, where she received her Master's degree, she took up bobsledding as a brakewoman. She and her sledding partner, Shauna Rohbock, proceeded to become a duo to contend with at the international level. They won a sliver medal at the 2006 Olympic Winter Game in Italy. In her eight year career, Fleming won 91 World Cup medals, three World Championship medals, and an Olympic Silver medal. Fleming was a member of the U.S. Bobsled & Skeleton Federation Board of Directors from 2006-2010."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Valerie Fleming Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame Plaque, 2014
Date June 11, 2014
Creator Spotlight Impressions (San Mateo)
Role Printer
Inscription Text "spotlight impressions / your source for name badges, signs and awards / 147 South B Street, San Mateo, CA 94401 / (650) 348-5520 phone (6500 348-2974 fax / sales@spotlightimpressions.com / www.spotlightimpressions.com" (silver sticker on back)
Provenance The Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame awards are sponsored by the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau in cooperation with San Mateo County Event Center. Media sponsor is The Mercury News.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Fleming, Valerie
Games
Hillsdale High School
Medals
Olympics
San Mateo
Sports
Sports Teams
University of California
Subjects Bobsleds
Games
Medals
Olympic team
Sports
People Fleming, Valerie