Sochi 2014 News Social Media Stories...

Social Media Stories: Team USA's Historic Speedskating Weekend

By U.S. Olympic Committee | Nov. 18, 2013, 3:30 p.m. (ET)

It was a record-setting weekend for Team USA's speedskaters at the long track world cup in Salt Lake City...

Brittany Bowe broke the world record in the 1,000-meter race...

But she still had time to congratulate her teammate Brian Hansen on his silver medal performance in the 1,500-meter race...

Hansen finished behind Shani Davis in the 1,500-meter race, who also grabbed gold in the 1,000-meter...

Heather Richardson, who won bronze in the 500-meter final on Day 1 - her first of five medals this weekend - was ready for Day 2...

We can’t forget about short track speedskating, where the Team USA men won the 5,000-meter relay at the world cup in Kolomna, Russia...

With 12 medals in long track and three in short track, it was a promising weekend for Team USA on the Road to Sochi!

Related Athletes

head shot

Brittany Bowe

Long Track Speedskating
head shot

Brian Hansen

Long Track Speedskating
head shot

Shani Davis

Speedskating
Long Track Speedskating
head shot

Heather Bergsma

Speedskating
Long Track Speedskating
head shot

J.R. Celski

Speedskating
Short Track Speedskating
head shot

Jilleanne Rookard

Long Track Speedskating