Jamie Gregg

Jamie Gregg (born March 18, 1985, in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian long track speed skater.

Jamie Gregg
2013 WSDC Sochi - Jamie Gregg.JPG
Gregg in 2013
Personal information
Born (1985-03-18) March 18, 1985 (age 35)
Edmonton, Alberta
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight80 kg (180 lb)
Sport
Country Canada
SportSpeed skating

Gregg was ranked 10th in overall World Cup standings for the 2009–10 season. He is set to compete for Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in the 500 m.[1] At the Olympics, Gregg competed in the Richmond Olympic Oval where he finished 8th in the 500 m as the top North American skater, one spot ahead of Jeremy Wotherspoon.[2] He also competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.[3]

Gregg's younger sister Jessica Gregg also competed at the 2010 Olympics although she competed in short track speed skating.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Gregg's father is five times Stanley Cup champion and Canadian former Olympian ice hockey player Randy Gregg. His mother Kathy Vogt participated in long track speed skating for Canada at the 1976 and 1980 Winter Olympics. His sister Jessica Gregg is a national team short track speed skater and he is married to Canadian speed skater Danielle Wotherspoon-Gregg. Gregg is currently a third year in medical school at the University of Alberta, set to graduate in 2019.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ CTV "Team Canada" Profile
  2. ^ "Wotherspoon's best effort comes up short". Toronto Star. 1999-12-19. Retrieved 2009-12-22.
  3. ^ a b Rendell-Watson, Emily (16 July 2019). "The Gregg family's Olympic edge". CBC. Retrieved 4 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Long road to Olympics easier to travel with help of siblings". CTV News. 2009-06-08. Retrieved 2010-02-16.