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  • Shani Davis Makes History With Golden Perfomance | Video

    Shani Davis Makes History With Golden Perfomance

    In a time of 1:08.89, Shani Davis of USA, crosses the finish line to make Olympic history, winning the 1000m title and becoming the first Afro-American to receive an individual gold medal in the Winter Olympics. His compatriot, Joey Cheek, takes the silver home finishing only .27 seconds after the winning time, while Erben Wennermars of Netherlands claims the bronze medal. Speed Skating Men's 1000m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Shani Davis (USA), Joey Cheek (USA), Erben Wennemars (NED)
  • Shani Davis Skates into Olympic History | Video

    Shani Davis Skates into Olympic History

    In the 1000m event, Shani Davis skates into history, becoming the first black athlete from any nation to win an individual gold medal in the Winter Olympics. He earned gold in the 1000m event in just 1:08.89, and silver in the 1500m. Davis began making history at the age 17, when he became the first black speed skater to earn a spot in the US Olympic team in 2002. Speed Skating Men's 1000m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Shani Davis (USA), Joey Cheek (USA), Erben Wennemars (NED)
  • Ahn Hyun-Soo Skates to Golden Victory | Video

    Ahn Hyun-Soo Skates to Golden Victory

    Ahn Hyun-Soo skates to golden victory, winning the 1500m gold medal in 2:25.341, followed closely by Lee Ho-Suk, who receives silver in 2:25-600. Li JianJun wins the bronze medal in 2:26.005. Ahn Hyun-Soo went on to win 4 Olympic medals, gold in 1500m, 1000m and 5000m relay and a bronze medal in 500m, becoming the most successful athlete of these Winter Games. Short Track Speed Skating 1500m Men's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Ahn Hyun-Soo (KOR), Lee Ho-Suk (KOR), Li JiaJun (CHN)
  • Cindy Klassen Dominates in 1500m | Video

    Cindy Klassen Dominates in 1500m

    Canadian Cindy Klassen claims her first Olympic title, the 1500m gold medal in a 1 minute 55.27 seconds. Klassen became the first Canadian to win 5 medals at a single Olympics, winning gold in 1500m, silver in 1000m and Team Pursuit, and bronze in 5000m and 3000m. She also won a gold medal in Salt Lake 2002, becoming the most decorated Canadian Olympic athlete in history. Speed Skating Women's 1500m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Cindy Klassen (CAN), Kristina Groves (CAN), Ireen Wust (NED)
  • Jin Sun-Yu Skates to Golden Victory | Video

    Jin Sun-Yu Skates to Golden Victory

    Jin Sun-Yu earns the 1000m Olympic title, claiming her second gold medal of these Games. In 1:32.859 Jin Sun-Yu crosses the finish line, closely followed by Wang Meng of China who settles for silver. Chinese Yang Yang (A) receives the bronze medal in 1:33.937. Short Track Speed Skating 1000m Women's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Jin Sun-Yu (KOR), Wang Meng (CHN), Yang (A) Yang (CHN)
  • Joey Cheek Becomes a Speed Skating Olympic Champion | Video

    Joey Cheek Becomes a Speed Skating Olympic Champion

    American Joey Cheek fulfills the dream by becoming a speed skating Olympic champion in the 500m, winning in a two run total time of 1 minute 9.76 seconds, breaking the 35 seconds mark in both of his races. Joey went on to claim the 1000m silver medal, and was elected to be the U.S. flag bearer in the closing ceremony. Speed Skating Men's 500m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Joey Cheek (USA), Dmitry Dorofeyev (RUS), Lee Kang Seok (KOR)
  • Bob de Jong Wins First Olympic Gold | Video

    Bob de Jong Wins First Olympic Gold

    For 13 minutes and 1.57 seconds, Bob de Jong skates with only one goal in mind, to earn his first gold. Eight years after winning his first medal, silver in Nanago 1998, Bob becomes an Olympic champion in the 10000m event, beating world record holder Chad Hedrick. Speed Skating Men's 10000m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Bob de Jong (NED), Chad Hedrick (USA), Carl Verheijen (NED)
  • Bob de Jong Dominates the Longest of the Races | Video

    Bob de Jong Dominates the Longest of the Races

    In the longest of the races, the men's 10000m, It's Bob de Jong who receives the gold medal in 13 minutes and 1.57 seconds, becoming the only Dutchman to win a men's speed skating title at these Olympics. American Chad Hedrick finishes second in 13:05.40, over 3 seconds quicker than Carl Verheijen of Netherlands, who settles for bronze. Speed Skating Men's 10000m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Bob de Jong (NED), Chad Hedrick (USA), Carl Verheijen (NED)
  • Chad Hedrick's Best Race is Golden | Video

    Chad Hedrick's Best Race is Golden

    In 6 minutes, 14.68 seconds, American Chad Hedrick receives his first Olympic gold medal in the 5000m final. Hedrick went on to win three Olympic medals at the Turin games, a bronze medal in the 1500m, silver in 10000m, and a gold medal in this event. Speed Skating Men's 5000m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Chad Hedrick (USA), Sven Kramer (NED), Enrico Fabris (ITA)
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