speed skater

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speed skating

Competitive racing on speed skates, usually around an oval course.

speed skater n.
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Noun1.speed skater - an ice-skater who races competitivelyspeed skater - an ice-skater who races competitively; usually around an oval course
ice-skater - someone who engages in ice skating
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After anchoring Hungary to gold in the 5,000m relay at the 2018 Winter Olympics, speed skater Shaolin SEindor Liu set a tough benchmark, negotiating the track at Flevonice Sports and Funpark in four minutes and four seconds.
Speed skater Julian Macaraeg recently made history as the country's first participant in the Winter Youth Olympic Games.
With a simple statement, "If you are crazy enough to come to my country to master my sport, I'm crazy enough to coach you," began Vishwaraj's journey as an ice speed skater.
"Brian," she said, "I think you should be a speed skater. I've met a lot of them at the ice rink, and you've always been fast."
The shocking revelations by Scottish speed skater Elise Christie -- one of this country's greatest ever sportspeople as a three-time world champion -- and BBC Springwatch presenter Chris Packham should give us all pause for thought.
BRITISH short track speed skater Elise Christie has revealed she felt "broken" during her battle with anxiety and depression.
"Steven Joel was an amazing speed skater and Andrew Iwediebo - great memories we'll cherish forever."
South Korea has sent 46 athletes to the games, while the North has sent just two andndash; a figure skater and a speed skater.
Tomorrow: Speed skater Jon Eley competes in the 500m individual event at 11.30pm.
Radanova's fellow speed skater turned in an abysmal showing, and two other hopefuls, Alexandra Zhekova and Stefan Georgiev, got no further than being injured in training.
HAPPY DAYS: Members of the Birmingham Polar Bear Ice Skating Club (above), which met at the rink on Sundays; Olympic gold medallist John Curry (left), who reader Sue Summers recalls being in a Christmas show at the rink in 1963; and (right) Birmingham Mohawk speed skater, who drew the crowds at the rink in its heyday BLUE FROgS AND ALL: Youngsters taking part in the TV World ice skating gala in 1981.
Ruth enjoyed horseback riding and was an accomplished competition speed skater, winning many awards during her earlier years.