Birthday: October 14, 1983
Hometown: Melvindale, MI
Current Residence: West Jordan, UT
Bronze 500m Salt Lake City
Bronze 500m Shanghai, China
Silver Relay Shanghai, China Worlds
World Team 09, 11, 12
National Team 08, 09, 10, 11, 12
How did you get into speedskating?
Started out on inline speed skates accomplishing 16 Senior World titles, 14 Junior World titles. This sport is not in the Olympics so like some of the previous inline skaters I made the switch to ice speed skating to reach the Olympics.
What is your favorite thing about speedskating?
I enjoy the adrenaline rush of the speed and racing all over the world
What other sports have you competed in?
I played hockey when I was younger
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor?
Mint chocolate chip or banana chocolate
Favorite season of the year? Why?
I like to enjoy all the seasons
Favorite team to cheer for?
USA, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers
What are your career plans after speedskating?
I would like to get into real estate and own my own business
Do you have any good luck charms/superstitions/routines?
I normally call my parents before I head off to my races
What I am listening to on my ipod lately…
Ellie Goulding, Eminem, Wiz Khalifa
When I am not speedskating you can find me...
Normally hanging out at my house recovering
One thing I have promised myself to do someday is…
Make a difference in someone’s life