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Famous Male Speed Skaters

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List of famous male speed skaters, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male speed skaters list contains the most prominent and top males known for being speed skaters. There are thousand of males working as speed skaters in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic speed skaters have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a speed skater then the people below should give you inspiration.

Everything from Rune Stordal to Carl Verheijen is included on this list.

While this isn't a list of all male speed skaters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male speed skaters?" and "Who are the best male speed skaters?"
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    Shani Davis is an Olympic Champion speed skater from the United States. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, Davis became the first black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual sport at the Olympic Winter Games, winning the speedskating 1000 meter event. He also won a silver medal in the ...more

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    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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    François-Olivier Roberge is a Canadian speed-skater who represented Canada at the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics. He is now studying in Public Communications at University Laval in Quebec. more

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    • Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Québec, Canada
    • Profession: Speed Skater
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    Zhongqi Zhang is a speed skater. more

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    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: Qiqihar, China
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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    Jamie Gregg is a Canadian long track speed skater. Gregg was ranked 10th in overall World Cup standings for the 2009–10 season. He is set to compete for Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in the 500 m. At the Olympics, Gregg competed in the Richmond Olympic Oval where he finished 8th in the 500 m as the ...more

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    • Age: age 30
    • Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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    Johann Olav Koss is a former speed skater from Norway, and current assistant coach of Norway's speed skating team. Koss is currently ranked as number 16 on the all time speed skating world cup medal table. Johann Olav Koss resides in Toronto, Canada. more

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    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Drammen, Norway
    • Profession: Physician, Speed Skater
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    Brian Hansen is an American speed skater and silver medalist in the Winter Olympics. At the 2010 Winter Olympics, Hansen won a silver medal in the team pursuit along with Jonathan Kuck and Chad Hedrick. Hansen has also won a two medals in the World Single Distance Championships and two medals at the ...more

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    • Age: age 25
    • Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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    Dan Jansen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Speed Skaters
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    Daniel Erwin Jansen born June 17, 1965, in West Allis, Wisconsin, is a retired American speed skater. A multiple world champion in sprint and perennial favorite at the Winter Olympics, he won a gold medal in his final race in the 1994 Winter Olympics, at the end of his career. more

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    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
    • Profession: Speed Skater
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    William Joseph Cheek is a former American speed skater and inline speed skater. He was specialized in the short and middle distances. Present day he is a media entrepreneur. more

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    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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