Name: Jonathan Garcia
Sport: Speedskating
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
  • 2016-17 Long Track National Sprint Team
  • 2016-17 Long Track Fall World Cup Roster
  • 2015-16 Long Track National Sprint Team
  • 2015-16 Long Track Winter World Cup Team
  • 2015-16 Long Track Fall World Cup Team
  • 2015-16 World Cup Calgary - Team Sprint silver
  • 2014-15 Long Track World Sprint Championships Team
  • 2014-15 Long Track World Single Distance Championships Team
  • 2014-15 Long Track Winter World Cup Team
  • 2014-15 Long Track Fall World Cup Team
  • 2014-15 Long Track National Sprint Team
  • 2013-14 Long Track Winter World Cup Team
  • 2013-14 Long Track Fall World Cup Team
  • 2013-14 Long Track National Sprint Team
  • 2012-13 Long Track World Sprint Championships Team
  • 2012-13 Long Track Fall World Cup Team
  • 2012-13 Long Track Winter World Cup Team
  • 2012-13 Long Track National Sprint Team
  • 3x Short Track American Cup champion
  • 3x Short Track National Team
  • 2011-12 Short Track U.S. Time Trials - 1000m gold
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