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Marsha Hudey

Canada

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSCAN20308199001
NOCCanada
Born03 Aug 1990 in  Regina
GenderWomen
FamilyHusband Ryan
ResidenceCalgary, AB, CAN
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, French
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.30 20 Oct 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:15.64 10 Dec 2007 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:02.34 10 Sep 2016 Calgary  
    3000m 4:36.12 22 Nov 2008 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/marsha.hudey.5  
twitter.com/MarshaHudey  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Training RegimeShe trains at the Olympic Oval in Calgary, AB, Canada.  
Reason for choosing this sportHer father was a competitive speed skater and he wanted an activity the whole family could participate in. "My parents found speed skating to be family orientated, affordable. It also worked on a flexible schedule as an individual sport."  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating at age four at Regina Speed Skating Club in Saskatchewan, Canada.  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesCooking, reading, yoga, spending time with friends. (classroomchampions.org, 26 Sep 2017)  
Famous relativesHer father Brad has served as her coach and also competed in masters skating. (whitecity.ca, 22 Mar 2014)  
NicknamesCricket (olympic.ca, 22 Jan 2014)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"The process is the most important part of the journey." (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi after being coached by her father. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerHer father Brad Hudey. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Other informationOTHER ACTIVITIES
She has served as a mentor for Classroom Champions, a Canadian charity that connects school students with athletes. "It's important, the students being able to meet someone who's a champion at their sport and someone who can teach them how to be a champion in school and in life." (classroomchampions.org, 20 Aug 2020; Twitter profile, 21 Feb 2020)

FURTHER EDUCATION
Between 2010 and 2013 she studied for a bachelor's degree in community rehabilitation and disability services at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. Prior to that she completed a diploma to qualify as a physiotherapy assistant at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Jan 2017; Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)
 
Awards and honoursShe was named Female Athlete of the Year at the 2017 Saskatchewan Sport Awards in Canada. (leaderpost.com, 2017)  
Hero / IdolHer father Brad Hudey. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 500m6  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m10  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m16  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m17  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m20  
    2014/2015 World Sprint Championships Overall20  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 500m20  
    2014 Olympic Games 2 x 500m32  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Stavanger 500m2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Stavanger Team Sprint3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Sprint3  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m4  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m10  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m13  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m15  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall16  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m25  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m25  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall32  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m39  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m47  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m49