Bart Veldkamp (born November 22 1967) is a Belgian speed skater, but originally a Dutchman from The Hague ( The Netherlands). ...more on Wikipedia about "Bart Veldkamp"
Christine Diane ("Chris") Witty (born June 23 1975, West Allis, Wisconsin) is an American speed skater and cyclist and participated in the Olympics in both sports. She is most successful in skating however. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chris Witty"
Cindy Klassen (born in Winnipeg on August 12, 1979) is a Canadian skater. She started her career however, as an Ice hockey player. In her youth she played for the Canadian national youth team. When she wasn't selected for the 1998 Winter Olympics she switched to speed skating and soon she proved to be a natural talent. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cindy Klassen"
Claudia Pechstein (born 22 February 1972 in East Berlin) is a German speed skater. With a total of 4 Olympic gold medals and 3 others, she is the most successful German Winter Olympian of all time. ...more on Wikipedia about "Claudia Pechstein"
Egbert Rolf (Erben) Wennemars (born November 1 1975 in Dalfsen) is a Dutch speed skater. He is specialized in the sprint and middle distances: the 500, 1,000 and 1,500 meters. ...more on Wikipedia about "Erben Wennemars"
Gerard Pieter Hendrik ("Gerard") van Velde (born November 30 1971 in Wapenveld, The Netherlands) is a Dutch speedskater, specializing in sprinting. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gerard van Velde"
Gianni Romme (born February 12, 1973 in Lage Zwaluwe) is a Dutch speed skater. Strongest on the longest distances (5,000 and 10,000 metres), his greatest triumphs came at the 1998 Winter Olympics, where he won both events. Four years later, under the 2002 Winter Olympics, he captured the silver medal in 10,000 metres, only beaten by compatriot Jochem Uytdehaage. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gianni Romme" Connect with www.shortopedia.com.
Jan Bos (born March 29, 1975 in Harderwijk, The Netherlands) is a long track speedskater and sprint cyclist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jan Bos"
Jennifer Rodriguez ( Miami, June 8, 1976) is an American speed skater. She started her career as an artistic roller skater, winning multiple national championships and placing second and third at world championships. Later she switched to inline speed skating and became world champion in 1993. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jennifer Rodriguez"
Jochem Uytdehaage (b. July 9, 1976 in Utrecht, Netherlands) is a Dutch long track speed skating champion. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jochem Uytdehaage"
William Joseph (Joey) Cheek (born: June 22 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina) is an American speed skater. He is specialized in the short and middle distances. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joey Cheek"
Maria Aaltje (Marianne) Timmer (born October 3, 1974 in Sappemeer) is a Dutch speed skater specializing in the so-called middle distances (1000 and 1500 metres). At the 1998 Winter Olympics Timmer won a gold medal in both these events. ...more on Wikipedia about "Marianne Timmer"
Robert Rintje Ritsma ( 13 april 1970, Lemmer The Netherlands) is a Dutch speed skater. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rintje Ritsma"
Shani Davis (b. August 13, 1982 - Chicago) is a speedskater specialised in both short track and long track speedskating. In short track he was part of the United States Olympic team in the 2002 Winter Olympics. In long track speedskating he became North American champion in 2003, thereby qualifying for the World Championship. At this championship Davis found out he wasn't yet able to compete with the top skaters from Europe. But one year later he did find himself among the very best. A few weeks after achieving his second North-American title he won the silver medal at the World Championship, only allowing Chad Hedrick before him. In March 2003 he convincingly won the 1,500 metres distance World Championship in Seoul. ...more on Wikipedia about "Shani Davis"
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Susan Auch (born March 1, 1966 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian speed-skater and five-time Olympian who trained initially out of Winnipeg, and later in Calgary, Alberta. ...more on Wikipedia about "Susan Auch"
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