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USA reaches finals in men's team pursuit

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Bronze medal winner Chad Hedrick led an American team Friday that reached the finals in the Olympic team pursuit speed-skating event.
Davis wins in second straight Olympics

Davis wins in second straight Olympics

RICHMOND, British Columbia, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- American Shani Davis, utilizing his combination of power and grace, won the men's 1,000-meter speed skating race Wednesday for the second straight Olympics.

De Jong surprises Hedrick in speed skating

TURIN, Italy, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Speed skating veteran Bob de Jong upset American Chad Hedrick Friday to win the Olympic 10-kilometer race -- the sport's longest.

Olympic Medal: Men's 10k Speed Skating

TURIN, Italy, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Bob de Jong of the Netherlands won the Olympic gold medal Friday in the men's Olympic 10-kilometer speed skating race.

Davis withdraws from 10,000-meter race

TURIN, Italy, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- American Shani Davis, the first black athlete to win an individual Winter Olympics gold medal, Thursday withdrew from the 10,000-meter speed skating race.

Fabris beats powerful Americans in 1,500

TURIN, Italy, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Enrico Fabris surprised the powerful American contingent Tuesday and won the Olympic 1,500-meter speed skating event.

Olympic Medal: Men's 1,500 Speed Skating

TURIN, Italy, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Enrico Fabris of Italy won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in men's 1,500-meter speed skating.

Hedrick wins first American gold

TURIN, Italy, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- American Chad Hedrick, who hopes to earn five individual gold medals at the Turin Olympics, got off to a perfect start Saturday.

Olympic Medal: Men's 5000 Speed Skating

TURIN, Italy, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- American Chad Hedrick won the Olympic gold medal in the 5,000-meter speed skating event Saturday, giving the United States its first victory of the Games.

Davis stays out of Olympic team pursuit

TURIN, Italy, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Long-track speed skater Shani Davis plans to stay out of the team pursuit relay, probably dashing U.S. hopes for a gold medal in the event.
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Chad Hedrick
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Chad Hedrick in GroƟ-Gerau, Germany, in 2005.

Chad Hedrick (born April 17, 1977) is an American inline speed skater and ice speed skater. He was born in Spring, Texas.

Hedrick revolutionized the inline speed skating world with his unique technique, called the double push or DP. During his career he won 93 national championships and 50 world championships, as well as having a brand of inline skating wheels named after him.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Chad Hedrick."
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