Team USA Years: 2016

Hometown: Virginia Beach Va

Current residence: Greeley Colorado

Personal website/social media pages twitter: @wes_g_ ,instagram: GANDY_WES

When did you begin Skating: 16 years old

Current skating club/ Coaches name: Synergy Inline, Kelly Springer

Are you sponsored and if so, by whom: Cado Motus

Occupation, current employer: Jimmy Johns


High school attended: Princess Anna High School

Year of graduation: 2010

Location of high school: Virginia Beach VA

Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years): Speed skating, all four years


Pan American/World Games/International Experience: travelled to France for the Trois Pistes followed by several races in Holland, Belgium for world championships last year.

Team USA awards, honors and statistics: regional male skater of the year, winner of Duluth marathon 2012, 10k points race champion 2014(track)


Life Goals: if I had to pick one goal in life, it would have to be to live life to the fullest, to be able to wake every up and love what you do and be happy doing it, that is my life goal. 

Career goals: once done with skating my goal is to go back to school and study law to become  a state portal officer.   

Future goals you hope to obtain as a Skater: As a skater you never know to much, I want to learn as much as possible going to every race, every practice and leaving there knowing a little more then you did when you walked into the door.


Favorite sports figure:

Favorite food before a competition: Pasta with Chicken

Favorite movie: Transformers

Favorite place to shop: Shoe Store

Favorite music to listen to during training or competition: Anything Motivating

Favorite possession: Skating

Favorite hobbies: working, listening to music, and plating Xbox  

If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be: Quiet

What makes you a unique and special person: Hard worker, will do whatever it takes to get the job done.

Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: Kelly Springer, because he has taught me a lot about life and I owe a lot of where I am today to his guidance and support.


Father’s name: Anthony Gandy 

Father’s occupation: Construction

Mother’s name: Lori 

Mother’s occupation: Daycare

Brothers:  Korey,  Skylar, Anthony, 

Sisters: Chelsea, Cierrah