Louise Bertram

Frances Louise Bertram (later Hulbig, March 30, 1908 – June 30, 2006) was a Canadian pair skater.

Louise Bertram
Personal information
Full nameFrances Louise Bertram
Country represented Canada
Born(1908-03-30)March 30, 1908
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
DiedJune 30, 2006(2006-06-30) (aged 98)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Home townToronto
ResidenceToronto
Former partnerStewart Reburn

She was born in Toronto, Ontario to Robert McKenzie Bertram and Louisa Hope Hodgens.

As Louise Bertram, she and her partner, Stewart Reburn, were dubbed "the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers of the ice world" and were Canadian seniors pairs champions in 1935.

Her partnership with Reburn ended in 1938 when he was spotted by world champion Norwegian skater Sonja Henie.

The professional skating career of Louise Bertram ended shortly after that when she married Sidney Hulbig.

In 2015, Reburn and Bertram were inducted into the Skate Canada Hall of Fame, in the athlete category, in its 25th anniversary year.

Competitive highlightsEdit

(with Stewart Reburn)

Event 1934 1935 1936
Winter Olympic Games 6th
World Championships 4th
North American Championships 3rd
Canadian Championships 2nd 1st

ReferencesEdit

  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Louise Bertram". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  • "Official Results: Canadian Championships" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-09-20.