KEARNS, Utah — US Speedskating announced its 2017-18 Long Track Fall World Cup roster following the four-day World Cup Qualifier at the Utah Olympic Oval.
The 15 skaters named to the World Cup roster will help qualify Olympic country quota spots by competing at these ISU World Cups: No. 1 – Heerenveen, Netherlands, Nov. 10-12; No. 2 – Stavanger, Norway, Nov. 17-19; No. 3 – Calgary, Canada, Dec. 1-3; and No. 4 – Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 8-10.
Among the 15 people chosen to compete is 2016-17 World Single Distance Championships team member Mia Manganello of Crestview.
Tickets to see the 2017-18 U.S. World Cup team compete on the “Fastest Ice On Earth” at the Utah Olympic Oval are available at all Smith’s Tix locations.
Male team members are Shani Davis, Chicago, Illinois; Jonathan Garcia, Houston, Texas; Brian Hansen, Glenview, Illinois; Emery Lehman, Oak Park, Illinois; Joey Mantia, Ocala; Jeffrey Swider-Peltz Jr., Chicago; and Mitch Whitmore, Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Other female team members are Petra Acker, Clifton Park, New York; Heather Bergsma, High Point, North Carolina; Brittany Bowe, Ocala; Kelly Gunther, Clinton Township, Michigan; Carlijn Schoutens, Heemstede, Netherlands; Paige Schwartzburg, Ocala; and Sugar Todd, Omaha, Nebraska.
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