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Jerica Tandiman

United States

SportSpeed Skating
NOCUnited States
Born02 Nov 1994 in  Kearns, UT
GenderWomen
ResidenceWest Jordan, UT, USA
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish
Higher educationBrigham Young University-Hawaii: Laie, HI, USA
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.31 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:16.62 08 Jan 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:01.55 13 Mar 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:41.92 03 Mar 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/Jerica-Tandiman-179997532042047  
twitter.com/jLanTan  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe was inspired to take up the sport after the 2002 Olympic Winter Games were held in her hometown. "When the Olympics were here [Salt Lake City] in 2002, they started building this rink. Before that, it was an outdoor rink and as kids my parents would take me and my sisters to skate just for fun. As soon as they built the rink they said, 'Let's sign you up for skating lessons, that would be really cool'."  
Name of coachMatt Kooreman [national], USA  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating in 2002 in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America.  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesExercise, baking, art. (teamusa.org, 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at five editions of the world junior championships. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolUS speed skater Shani Davis. (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"It's never going to be easy, so embrace the hardships and embrace the challenge." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 World Sprint Championships Overall12  
    2016/2017 World Sprint Championships Overall24  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m28  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m35  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m45  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m49