Watching the Winter Olympics?

Why not check out Heather Richardson?

Who's that?

Heather Richardson is a 24 year old American speed skater. She has been competing since 2006 and has represented the United States in the 2010 Winter Olympics; she didn't medal, although she has gotten medals in other championships.

What Place Did She Get In The 2010 Olympics?

She competed in three events:


  • 500 metres she placed 6th
  • 1000 metres she placed 9th
  • 1500 metres she placed 16th

What Other Championships Has She Placed In?

She competed in the 2011 World Single Distance Championships in Inzell, Germany. She placed third, getting a bronze medal, in the 1000 metres. She placed 8th in the 500 metres. She also placed 8th in a team pursuit competition.

She has also competed in the 2013 World Sprint and won the gold medal.

When Does She Compete In the 2014 Winter Olympics?

  • Ladies 500m on February 11th @ 6:45 am central time
  • Ladies 1000m on February 13th @ 8:00 am central time
  • Ladies 1500m on February 16th @ 8:00 am central time

Heather Richardson 2013 World Sprint Championship

Heather Richardson becomes Speed Skating Sprint Champ - Universal Sports