Name: Mitch Whitmore
Sport: Long Track Speedskating
Discipline(s): Long Track Speedskating
Height: 5-10
DOB: 12/18/1989
Hometown: Waukesha, Wis.
Olympic Experience
  • Qualified for the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team - won the 500m and finished 3rd in the 1000m
  • 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games - 500m 27th
  • 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games - 500m 37th
World Championship Experience
  • 2016-17 Long Track World Single Distance Championships - 500m 4th
  • 20161-17 Long Track World Sprint Championships - 500m 8th; 1000m 7th; 500m 8th; 1000m 7th; 7th overall
  • 2015-16 Long Track World Single Distance Championships - 500m 9th; 1000m 11th
  • 2015-16 Long Track World Sprint Championships - 500m 19th; 1000m 18th; 500m 9th; 1000m 10th; 11th overall
  • 2014-15 Long Track World Single Distance Championships - 500m 11th
  • 2014-15 Long Track World Sprint Championships - 500m 13th; 1000m 17th; 500m 8th; 1000m 14th; 15th overall
  • 2013-14 Long Track World Sprint Championships - 500m 20th; 1000m 14th; 500m 9th; 1000m 10th; 14th overall
  • 2012-13 Long Track World Single Distance Championships - 500m 23rd; 1000m 22nd
  • 2012-13 Long Track World Sprint Championships Team - 500m 15th; 1000m 15th; 500m 9th; 1000m 18th; 12th overall
  • 2011-12 Long Track World Sprint Championships
  • 2008-09 Long Track Junior World Championships - 500m gold; 1000m 4th
Other Career Highlights
  • 2017-18 World Cup Salt Lake City - B 1000m 7th; 500m 8th; 500m 9th
  • 2017-18 World Cup Calgary - B 500m 3rd; B 1000m 4th
  • 2017-18 World Cup Stavanger - Team Sprint bronze; B 1000m 6th; 500m 12th; 500m 18th
  • 2017-18 World Cup Heerenveen - B 1000m 7th; Team Sprint 10th; 500m 13th; 500m 16th
  • 2017-18 Long Track World Cup Team
  • 2017-18 Long Track National Training Program
  • 2016-17 World Cup Heerenveen - Team Sprint gold; 500m bronze
  • 2016-17 Long Track National Training Program
  • 2016-17 Long Track World Cup Team
  • 2015-16 World Cup Calgary - Team Sprint silver
  • 2015-16 World Cup Salt Lake City - 500m silver
  • 2015-16 Long Track World Cup Team
  • 2015-16 Long Track National Training Program
  • 2014-15 Long Track National Training Program
  • 2014-15 Long Track World Cup Team
  • 2013-14 Long Track National Training Program
  • 2013-14 Long Track World Cup Team
  • 2012-13 Long Track National Training Program
  • 2012-13 Long Track World Cup Team
  • 2011-12 Long Track National Training Program
  • 2011-12 Long Track World Cup Team
Personal: Is a fan of the Chicago Bears (NFL) and Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)...Loves playing video games in his free time...Played many sports before skating including track, cross-country, tennis, soccer and baseball...Wants to do something in either sports science or economics after he is done speed skating...Has an American Flag/Olympic Rings tattoo on his back...Started skating when he was nine years old...Started speed skating because he saw an advertisement in the newspaper...Sports idols: Dan Jansen & Tucker Fredricks...Favorite place that speed skating has taken him: Inzell, Germany...Favorite food: Chinese...Favorite bands: Linkin Park, Backstreet Boys & N'SYNC...Favorite animal: Pandas