Mitch Whitmore

Speedskating

Name: Mitch Whitmore
Sport: Speedskating
Discipline(s): Long Track Speedskating
Height: 5-10
DOB: 12/18/1989
Hometown: Waukesha, Wis.
Olympic Experience
  • 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games - 500m 27th
  • 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games - 500 37th
World Championship Experience
  • 2015-16 Long Track World Single Distance Championships Team - 500m 9th; 1000m 11th
  • 2015-16 Long Track World Sprint Championships Team - 11th overall
  • 2014-15 Long Track World Single Distance Championships Team - 500m 11th
  • 2014-15 Long Track World Sprint Championships Team - 15th overall
  • 2013-14 Long Track World Sprint Championships Team - 14th overall
  • 2012-13 Long Track World Sprint Championships Team - 12th overall
  • 2012-13 Long Track World Single Distance Championships Team - 1000m 22nd; 500m 23rd
  • 2011-12 Long Track World Sprint Championships Team - 31st overall
  • 2008-09 Long Track Junior World Championships Team - 500m gold
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016-17 Long Track National Sprint Team
  • 2015-16 World Cup Calgary - Team Sprint silver
  • 2015-16 World Cup Salt Lake City - 500m silver
  • 2015-16 Long Track Fall World Cup Team
  • 2015-16 Long Track Winter World Cup Team
  • 2015-16 Long Track National Sprint Team
  • 2014-15 Long Track National Sprint Team
  • 2014-15 Long Track Winter World Cup Team
  • 2014-15 Long Track Fall World Cup Team
  • 2013-14 Long Track National Sprint Team
  • 2013-14 Long Track Winter World Cup Team
  • 2013-14 Long Track Fall World Cup Team
  • 2012-13 Long Track National Sprint Team
  • 2012-13 Long Track Winter World Cup Team
  • 2012-13 Long Track Fall World Cup Team
  • 2011-12 Long Track National Sprint Team
  • 2011-12 Long Track Fall World Cup Team
  • 2011-12 Long Track Winter World Cup Team
Personal: Is a fan of the Chicago Bears (NFL) and Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)...Loves playing video games in his free time...Played many sports before skating including track, cross-country, tennis, soccer and baseball...Wants to do something in either sports science or economics after he is done speed skating...Has an American Flag/Olympic Rings tattoo on his back ...Started skating when he was nine years old ...Started speed skating because he saw an advertisement in the newspaper ...Sports idols: Dan Jansen & Tucker Fredricks ...Favorite place that speed skating has taken him: Inzell, Germany ...Favorite food: Chinese ...Favorite bands: Linkin Park, Backstreet Boys & N'SYNC...Favorite animal: Pandas

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