Team USA Years: 2016
Hometown: Virginia Beach Va
Current residence: Greeley Colorado
Personal website/social media pages twitter: @wes_g_ ,instagram: GANDY_WES
When did you begin Skating: 16 years old
Current skating club/ Coaches name: Synergy Inline, Kelly Springer
Are you sponsored and if so, by whom: Cado Motus
Occupation, current employer: Jimmy Johns
High school attended: Princess Anna High School
Year of graduation: 2010
Location of high school: Virginia Beach VA
Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years): Speed skating, all four years
Pan American/World Games/International Experience: travelled to France for the Trois Pistes followed by several races in Holland, Belgium for world championships last year.
Team USA awards, honors and statistics: regional male skater of the year, winner of Duluth marathon 2012, 10k points race champion 2014(track)
Life Goals: if I had to pick one goal in life, it would have to be to live life to the fullest, to be able to wake every up and love what you do and be happy doing it, that is my life goal.
Career goals: once done with skating my goal is to go back to school and study law to become a state portal officer.
Future goals you hope to obtain as a Skater: As a skater you never know to much, I want to learn as much as possible going to every race, every practice and leaving there knowing a little more then you did when you walked into the door.
Favorite sports figure:
Favorite food before a competition: Pasta with Chicken
Favorite movie: Transformers
Favorite place to shop: Shoe Store
Favorite music to listen to during training or competition: Anything Motivating
Favorite possession: Skating
Favorite hobbies: working, listening to music, and plating Xbox
If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be: Quiet
What makes you a unique and special person: Hard worker, will do whatever it takes to get the job done.
Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: Kelly Springer, because he has taught me a lot about life and I owe a lot of where I am today to his guidance and support.
Father’s name: Anthony Gandy
Father’s occupation: Construction
Mother’s name: Lori
Mother’s occupation: Daycare
Brothers: Korey, Skylar, Anthony,
Sisters: Chelsea, Cierrah