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Edwin Park

United States

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSUSA10903199401
NOCUnited States
Born09 Mar 1994 in  Seattle, WA
GenderMen
ResidenceStanford, CA, USA
OccupationAthlete, Student
Higher educationBiology - Stanford University: United States
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.29 15 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:07.52 16 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:46.31 31 Dec 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:30.52 24 Nov 2013 Calgary  
    10000m 13:50.44 19 Jan 2014 Calgary  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
North American Single Distances Championships
Event  
North American Single Distances Championships
    3000m 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/parkedwins  
twitter.com/parkedwin  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamPuget Sound Speed Skating: Tacoma, WA, USA  
Reason for choosing this sport"I began speed skating because at age nine I was a little kid with feeble legs. Speed skating was the best choice to boost my muscles."  
Name of coachChang Lee [club]  
Training RegimeHe trains two and a half hours per day, five days per week on and off the ice.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began long track speed skating in South Korea at age nine. He made the transition to short track at age 11 when his family moved to the United States.  
Coach from which country?Korea  
General Interest
General Interest
Other informationFUTURE PLANS
He is a student at Stanford University in the United States, where he is studying bioengineering. After his competitive career ends, he hopes to help athletes with an impairment compete at the highest level. "I wish to develop the technology that will allow athletes without full physical capabilities to compete at a level similar to their able-bodied counterparts." (usspeedskating.org, 20 Feb 2013)
 
HobbiesRunning, tennis, golf, reading, studying. (skateleft.com, 30 Oct 2012)  
Memorable sporting achievementBecoming national champion in his age group at the US national championships in 2011. (usspeedskating.org, 20 Feb 2013)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships Allround21  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps46  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m58