Ice Network

About

Olympic Experience

- 2014 Olympic Winter Games: Silver medalist in 5,000m relay, 4th in 1,500m, 6th in 500m, 13th in 1,000m
- 2010 Olympic Winter Games: Bronze medalist in 5,000m relay and 1,500m, 8th in 1,000m

Career Highlights

- Five-time World Cup 1,500m medalist (one gold, two silver, two bronze)
- Five-time World Cup 1,000m medalist (three silver, two bronze)
- Four-time World Cup 5,000m relay medalist (one gold, one silver, one bronze)
- 2012 World Cup in Calgary, Canada - 500m gold medalist
- 2012 U.S. Short Track Speedskating Championships - Overall champion
- 2012 World Cup 500m world record time
- 2010 World Championships - 5,000m relay silver medalist
- 2010 World Championships - 1,000m bronze medalist
- 2009 World Championships - 5,000m relay gold medalist
- 2009 World Championships - Overall silver medalist
- 2009 World Championships - 1,500m bronze medalist
- 2009 World Championships - 1,000m bronze medalist
- 2009 World Team Championships - Bronze medalist

Other Career Highlights

- 2016-17 short track national team
- 2015-16 short track national team
- 2015-16 short track fall World Cup team
- 2012-13 U.S. Short Track Speedskating Championships overall champion

Personal: Fought homesickness when he moved to California for training at age 14...Switched from inline skating to speed skating...Filmed the documentary "The Otherside"...Started skating at the age of 3...Enjoys traveling to Japan because of the culture and food...Is a fan of the Seattle Seahawks (NFL), Seattle Sounders (MLS) and Seattle Mariners (MLB)...Manny Pacquiao is his idol...Has a dog named Cali...When he isn't on the ice, he enjoys golfing, cycling and traveling ...He and his two brothers have a tattoo of their ethnic roots (Filipino & Polish)...Knows how to play the guitar...Favorite music: hip hop and alternative rock...Favorite food: sushi...Favorite quote: "Everybody faces challenges. What defines you is how you overcome them."