EVENT - LONG TRACK SPEEDSKATING

HEIGHT 5'11"     WEIGHT 155 lbs

OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2002 World Junior Speedskating Championships
  • 2002 World Country Match
  • 2003-04 World Cup Team
  • 2006-07 World Cup Team
  • 2007-08 World Cup Team
  • 2008-09 World Cup Team
  • 2006 U.S. Speedskating Championships: 8th overall
  • 2007 U.S. Speedskating Championships: 8th overall
  • 2008 U.S. Speedskating Championships: 6th overall
  • 2009 U.S. Speedskating Championships: 4th overall

PERSONAL

Birthplace: Apple Valley, Minn.
Residence: Salt Lake City, Utah
Coaches: Ryan Shimabukuro

Rebekah Bradford has competed in international speedskating events since 2002 when she skated at the World Junior Speedskating Championships. Since that time, she has competed on five World Cup teams. Bradford also competed at the 1998 U.S. Olympic Team Trials when she was only 13 years old.

During the 2008-09 season, Bradford was presented with the 2009 Joey Carlson Spirit Award during the Midway Speedskating Club's awards banquet and she recently earned the title of 2010 U.S. Sprint Champion at the U.S. Speedskating Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Bradford is working on a degree in psychology and exercise sports science at the University of Utah, with a minor in nutrition.

Please visit the following link for Rebekah’s competitive history

http://www.speedskatingresults.com/index.php?p=17&s=220

Image by Thomas DiNardo/Bella Faccie Sports Media