Name: Jose Bordas
Sport: Roller Sports
Discipline(s): Speedskating Roller Sports
DOB: 4/24/1992
Birthplace: Cienfuegos, Santa Clara, Cuba
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: ESPA Nacional de Cuba
College: Miami Dade College
Team/Club: Stardust
Coach(es): Frank A. Vicente Correa (fitness trainer and primary coach) - Igor Rovira (Skating coach) - Yasser Sagre (weight Trainer) - Erick R. Licata (Club Coach) - Samuel Johnson (Club Coach)
World Championship Experience
  • Nanjing, China 2016
Other Career Highlights
  • Sales men/ Craftsmen / Personal Banker / Loan Originator / Notary Public / Waiter / Fluent in Spanish / Customer service

Began Skating: Year 2000

Sponsor: Victory Skates

Occupation: Athlete / Sales Men / Student

Employer: Self employed

High School: ESPA Nacional de Cuba

High School Graduation: 2010

High School Location: Havana, Cuba

High School Sports: Speed Skating

Other High School Activities: Military defense

College: Miami Dade College

College Graduation: Current student

Major: Business Administration

International Experience: 

- Bronze Medalist at Americans Cups of clubs, 2016.
- Silver medalist at Pan American Championships, 2015.
- Silver medalist at Cuban National Championship, 2009. (Senior)
- Cuban National Champion, 2008. (Junior)
- Cuban National Champion, 2017. (Junior)
- 7 gold medals9 (absolute Champion) at Centro American and Caribbean Championship in Guatemala; December 2006.
- Cuban National Champion. 2006. (Junior)
- Cuban National Champion. 2005. (Junior)

2 Gold medals(100mts drag race, 1 Lap road circuit) at USA National Championships / Team USA trials, 2016.

Life Goals: Be successful at anything I do / Make my daughter proud, and my wife and family happy.

Career Goals: Become a World Champion / Grow my business

Skating Goals: Become a World Champion / try to skate on ice and become an Olympic Champion.

Favorite Sports Figure: Cycling / Track and field / volleyball / Soccer / baseball 

Favorite Food Before Competition: Spaghetti

Favorite Movie: Gladiator / Pirates of the Caribbean’s / Scar Face / Wally 

Favorite Place To Shop: Nike / Men’s Ware House

Favorite Competition Music: Mix, depending on the mood.

Favorite Posession: My Skates

Hobbies: Skim boarding / learn new things / watch movies

One Word To Describe You: Hard worker.

What Makes You Unique: My character, honesty and pursuit of happiness.

Who Do You Admire Greatest Influence: My father, because he thought me the good thinks of life and always stood by my side.

Father: Israel Bordas Martinez

Mother: Yipsy Diaz Pi

Brothers: Julio C. Bordas, Israel Bordas, Leonid Bordas

Sisters: Dirian Bordas

Spouse: Monica Rolo Bordas

Children: Penelope Sage Bordas, 15 month

FamilyMembersInSports: My father