Chad Hedrick Speaker Profile
Olympic Speedskating Gold Medalist
Chad Hedrick Biography
Olympic gold medalist, Chad Hedrick was born April 17, 1977 in Spring, Texas. Hedrick is an American inline speed skater and ice speed skater.
Chad Hedrick revolutionized the inline speed skating world with his unique technique, called the double push or DP, now the standard skating technique for Ã©lite skaters. During his career he won 93 national championships and 50 world championships, as well as having a brand of inline skating wheels named after him.
Hendrick raised the stakes for the Winter Olympics 2006 in Turin by proclaiming that he would equal Eric Heiden's record of five gold medals. On February 11, 2006 Hedrick won the gold medal at the 5,000 m.
Allround samalog, 150.478 (Hamar, 8 February 2004; beaten by Shani Davis 9 March 2005)
3000 m, 3:39.02 (Calgary, 10 March 2005; beaten by Eskil Ervik 5 November 2005)
5000 m, 6:09.68 (Calgary, 13 November 2005; beaten by Sven Kramer 19 November 2005)
1500 m, 1:42.78 (Salt Lake City-Kearns, 18 November 2005; beaten by Shani Davis 19 March 2006)
10000 m, 12:55.11 (Salt Lake City-Kearns, 31 December 2005; beaten by Sven Kramer 19 March 2006)
Allround samalog, 148.799 (Calgary, 22 January 2006; beaten by Shani Davis 19 March 2006)
Records In Roller Sports:
National roller skating record in the 3,000 meters relay race (1993)
National inline skating record in the 5,000 meters relay race (1998)
National inline skating record in the 3,000 meters male-female relay race (1998)
National inline skating record in the 1,500 meters race (1996)
National outdoor track record in the 1,000 and 1,500 meters races (1999 and 1998 respectively)
National outdoor track record in the 15,000 meters race (1998)
National outdoor road record in the 500 and 1,000 meters races (2001)
National outdoor road record in the 1,500 meters race (1998)
National outdoor road record in the 10,000 meters race (2001)
World outdoor road record in the 1,500 meters race (1999)
World outdoor road record in the 10,000 meters race (1996)
World outdoor road record in the 15,000 meters race (2000)
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