US Speedskating



Peter was born July 27, 1954.  During his career, he was an accomplished pack style skater, both indoor and outdoor. He won the gold medal at the 1000m and set an Olympic record at the 1976 Games at Innsbruck, Austria. This was the first medal ever won at any event other than 500m since the creation of the Winter Games, except for the pack style competition at the Lake Placid Games in 1932. Peter was inducted to the National Speedskating Hall of Fame on May 13, 1988 in Arden Hills, Minnesota.