US Speedskating

Irving was born in 1906. He won two Olympic gold medals in the 1932 Olympics in Lake Placid, NY, one being in the 5,000m and one in the 10,000m. He also set the World record in the one mile event in 1928, however his peak year was in 1932. He was inducted into the National Speedskating Hall of Fame on May 18, 1967 in Detroit, Michigan.