Birthday: March 20, 1989
Hometown: High Point, NC
Current Residence: West Valley, UT
Coach: Ryan Shimabukuro
2010 Vancouver Olympian 6th place 500m, 9th place 1000m, 16th place 1500m
2011 Overall World cup champion 1000m
2011 US Sprint Champion
2010 2 gold medals 1000m Obihiro, Japan
Current World cup member
Sprint National Team
How did you get into speedskating?
My Parents use to speed skate so I grew up in a skating rink.
What is your most memorable speedkating accomplishment?
6th place in the 500m in Vancouver
What is your favorite thing about speedskating?
Racing against the clock so the fastest person always wins
Chick fil a
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor?
Plain tart frozen yogurt
Favorite season of the year? Why?
Summer because there is lots of hard training in the sunshine
The best speedskater of all time is? Why?
Joey Cheek and Derek Parra because they both have accomplished so much and are great people
What are your career plans after speedskating?
Eventually would like to go to dental school
Do you have any good luck charms/superstitions/routines?
Not really any superstitions but I do like to have my blade soakers on certain feet
What I am listening to on my ipod lately…
A lot of country!
When I am not speedskating you can find me...
Watching TV and relaxing
The speedskating city I am most looking forward to visiting is…
One thing I have promised myself to do someday is…
Go to Hawaii!