List of famous short track speed skaters, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top short track speed skaters in the world? This includes the most prominent short track speed skaters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable short track speed skaters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic short track speed skaters were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned short track speed skaters.
This list below has a variety of people, like Apolo Ohno and Anouk Leblanc-Boucher, in it.From reputable, prominent, and well known short track speed skaters to the lesser known short track speed skaters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the short track speed skater field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous short track speed skaters ever?" and "What are the names of famous short track speed skaters?" then you're in the right place. (378 items)
Apolo Anton Ohno is a retired American short track speed skating competitor and an eight-time medalist in the Winter Olympics. Raised by his father, Ohno began training full-time in 1996. He has been the face of short track in the United States since winning his medals at the 2002 Winter Olympics. At the age of 14, he became the youngest U.S. national champion in 1997 and was the reigning champion from 2001–2009, winning the title a total of 12 times. In December 1999, he became the youngest skater to win a World Cup event title, and became the first American to win a World Cup overall title in 2001, which he won again in 2003 and 2005. He won his first overall World Championship title at ...more
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Blake Skjellerup is a short track speed skater. ...moresee more on Blake Skjellerup
Allison Baver is an American short track speed skater. Baver trains with the US permanent winter sports Olympic team, in Salt Lake City, Utah. In the 2005-2006 season, she was ranked third overall in the World Rankings. Baver was born in Reading, Pennsylvania. She was a marketing and management major at Pennsylvania State University and an MBA at the New York Institute of Technology. At the 2006 Winter Olympics, in Turin, Italy, Baver finished seventh in the Women's 500 m competition, following a third place finish in Semifinal A and a collision with the Czech Republic's Kateřina Novotná in Final B, which took her out of the race for fifth place. On February 25, 2007, Baver won her first ...moresee more on Allison Baver