Jonathan Garcia

Speedskating

Name: Jonathan Garcia
Discipline(s): Long Track Speedskating
Height: 5-7
DOB: 12/14/1986
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Olympic Experience
  • 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games - 1000m 28th
World Championship Experience
  • 2014-15 World Sprint Championships - overall 10th
  • 2014-15 World Single Distance Championships - 1000m 21st
  • 2012-13 World Sprint Championships - overall 27th
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015-16 World Cup Calgary - Team Sprint silver
  • 2015-16 Long Track Winter World Cup Team Member
  • 2015-16 Long Track Fall World Cup Team Member
  • 2015-16 Long Track National Sprint Team Member
  • 2014-15 Long Track World Sprint Championships Team Member
  • 2014-15 Long Track World Single Distance Championships Team Member
  • 2014-15 Long Track Winter World Cup Team Member
  • 2014-15 Long Track Fall World Cup Team Member
  • 2014-15 Long Track National Sprint Team Member
  • 2013-14 Long Track Winter World Cup Team Member
  • 2013-14 Long Track Fall World Cup Team Member
  • 2013-14 Long Track National Sprint Team Member
  • 2012-13 Long Track World Sprint Championships Team Member
  • 2012-13 Long Track Fall World Cup Team Member
  • 2012-13 Long Track Winter World Cup Team Member
  • 2012-13 Long Track National Sprint Team Member
  • Three-time American Cup champion (Short Track)
  • Three-time national team member (Short Track)
  • 2011-12 U.S. Time Trials - 1000m gold (Short Track)
  • 2011-12 U.S. 1000m time trial champion (Short Track Speed Skating)
Personal: Started speed skating when he was seven years old ... Was inspired to start speed skating in 1994 when he saw Dan Jansen win the gold medal ... Is a fan of the Houston Astros (MLB), Houston Texans (NFL), Houston Rockets (NBA), Real Salt Lake (MLS) and Arsenal (Soccer) ... Plays guitar and loves going to concerts ... Favorite quote: "Life moves pretty fast, if you don't stop and look around once in a while you could miss it." ... Favorite food: Barbecue & Tex-Mex ... Favorite band/music: Pearl Jam, Janes Addiction, Soundgarden, Bob Marley, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Black Crowes & A Tribe Called Quest

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