Allison Baver

She’s never slowed down BioAchievementsMore A three-time Winter Games competitor, Allison won her first medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games as a member of the bronze medal-winning women’s 3,000-meter relay team. But her journey to Vancouver started way back in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania where she began her sporting life as a roller skater. Allison graduated…

Jilleanne Rookard

“Give up” is not in her vocabulary BioAchievementsMore Jilleanne Rookard made the change from inline skating to speed skating in 2006. It wasn't the easiest of transitions, but she eventually established herself as one of the best American long-track skaters on the ice. At any step along the way she could have given up; quietly…

Jordan Malone

Short tracks and high speeds BioAchievementsMore Jordan Malone is the only short-track speed skater in the U.S. to compete in five straight World Championship events (2005-09). His mom first took him to a roller rink at the tender age of 5, where he just wanted to go fast. Moving from inline skating to falling in…

Kelly Gunther

She’s got it on ice BioAchievementsMore Kelly Gunther is rightfully nicknamed “The Comeback Kid”—she epitomizes perseverance and determination. After a heart-breaking ruling rescinded her place on the American skating team for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Kelly’s foot was nearly severed in a horrific accident on the ice just three months later in the…