Krueger Brothers Making Mark In Speedskating

Jan. 29, 2015, 10:30 a.m. (ET)


By: Colin Dunlap - CBS PittsburghJanuary 28, 2015 5:19 PM

Pittsburgh has turned out football players — that much we know, that much we celebrate like the shiniest badge of honor. This guy and that guy, that quarterback and this lineman, seemingly just about everyone who has made it is from here or has some kind of tie to western Pennsylvania.

Our fabulous city has also become a little corner of the world where hockey players have started to be molded. Dotted across the NHL, you can see the imprint of western Pennsylvania.

OK, so how about … short-track speedskating?

Yes, that chaotic, breakneck and hurried jaunt that you probably only watch once every four years when the Olympics roll around. Well, there are some Pittsburghers making good at that, as well — familiarize yourself with the Krueger brothers.

Cole Krueger, 23, and his younger brother, John-Henry (19) — originally from Peters Township — are making their mark in the rapidly-paced sport.

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