Name: Kristen Santos
Sport: Short Track Speedskating
Discipline(s): Short Track Speedskating
Height: 5-6
DOB: 11/2/1994
Hometown: Fairfield , Conn.
World Championship Experience
  • 2018-19 World Short Track Championships - 1000m 12th; 1500m 15th; 500m 16th
  • 2012-2013 World Junior Championships - 3000m relay 12th
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018-19 Short Track World Cup 5 - Mixed Relay Bronze; 3000m Relay 12th; 1000m 15th
  • 2018-19 U.S. Short Track National Champion
  • 2018-19 Short Track World Cup 2 - SLC - 1000m 5th
  • 2018-19 Short Track World Cup 1 Calgary - Mixed Relay, 4th
  • 2018 Fall Short Track World Cup Team
  • 2018-19 Short Track National Training Program
  • 2017-18 Short Track National Training Program
  • 2016-17 Short Track National Training Program
  • 2016-17 Short Track World Cup Team
  • 2015-16 Short Track National Training Program
  • 2015-16 Short Track World Cup Team
  • 2014-15 World University Games
  • 2013-14 Junior World Team Member
  • 2012-13 Junior National Champion
  • 2006-07 Junior National Champion
Personal: Would like to become a physical therapist after speed skating...Started skating when she was nine years old...Started figure skating at the age of three...became interested in speed skating when she saw an ad on the Disney channel...Also played soccer throughout high school...Has a dog named Bear (Husky)...When she isn't skating, she loves to hike, ski or hang out by the pool...Has a smiley face tattoo on the bottom of one of her toes...Has been a vegetarian her entire life...Her nickname is "Puff"...She has to bring her teddy bear, named "teddy," whenever she travels...Favorite food: Vinegar! Not really considered a food but I have it with basically everything I eat...Favorite place that speed skating has taken her: Granada, Spain for the World University Games