Linda Meyers Tikalsky
Year Inducted: 1982
Born: July 1, 1937 Los Angeles, CA
Linda Tikalsky started skiing near Bishop, California located in the eastern Sierras. She was a close friend of Jill Kinmont and was coached and influenced by Dave McCoy at Mammoth Mountain.
During her career she won 6 national championships in the downhill, slalom and combined. From 1957 to 1961 she won 4 Roch Cup titles and the Harriman Cup. She won the slalom Hannenkahm event in Kitzbuhel in 1960. She was a member of two U.S. FIS teams and is a two time Olympian.
Following her competitive career she coached and volunteered on behalf of skiing, working on several committees and worked in the field of ski area risk management.