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Jordan McMillen


SportSpeed Skating
Born26 Jun 1995 in  Christchurch
ResidenceHeist-op-den-Berg, BEL
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.64 25 Feb 2017 Inzell  
    1000m 1:16.25 14 Feb 2015 Inzell  
    1500m 1:54.61 30 Dec 2017 Inzell  
    5000m 6:45.08 21 Oct 2017 Inzell  
    10000m 15:07.36 12 Mar 2016 Tilburg  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachJelle Spruyt [national]; Tristan Loy [personal], FRA  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age two, and took up speed skating in October 2013.  
Club / TeamNoord Limburgse Snelschaats Vereniging [NLSV]: Lommel, BEL  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesCycling. (, 2015)  
Famous relativesBoth his parents competed in short track at international level. His mother represented Belgium and was a European champion in the sport. His father Michael competed for New Zealand, finishing fourth in the 1000m at the 1992 Olympic Winter Games in Albertville. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Oct 2017;, 2015)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (, 2015)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Sven Kramer, Belgian road cyclist Philippe Gilbert. (, 2015)  
AmbitionsTo win gold at the Olympic Winter Games. (, 2015)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever." [Lance Armstrong] (, 2015)  
His father is from New Zealand and his mother is from Belgium. He initially represented New Zealand before switching to compete for Belgium in June 2015. (, 23 Sep 2017;, 24 Jan 2017)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m18