Heather Richardson

Heather Richardson

Heather Richardson of the U.S. holds the trophy for best overall on the 1000 meters race women of the World Cup speed skating at Thialf ice rink in Heerenveen, northern Netherlands, Saturday March 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

** 12/28-30 (Utah Olympic Oval) Richardson smashes four US National Records en route to a dominant National Championship win.

*11/2-4, 2012 (Pettit National Ice Center) Richardson dominated the U.S .Single Distance Championships, winning all five races and setting two new track records. 1000 meters / 1:14.00 & 1500 meters / 1:55.26

Highlights

2012-13 Race Season

  • 2013 World Sprint Champion
  • World Record Holder – Sprint points
  • Four (4) World Championship Medals (2 – gold, 2- bronze)
  • Three (3) Track Records
  • 11 World Cup Medals (5 – gold, 4-silver,2- bronze)
  • U.S. National Sprint Champion
  • U.S Single Distance Champion in all five distances
  • Five (5) National Records

 2011-12 Race Season

  •  #2 World Cup 1000m Ranking
  • 2012 U.S. National Sprint Champion
  • 2012 World Single  Distance Championships: 4th place (500m & 1000m)

 2010 Olympic Games

  •  500m – 6th
  • 1000m – 9th
  • 1500m – 16th

29-Time World Cup Medalist