Born June 14, 1958 in Madison
5 Gold medals in Speed Skating – 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Won the 1980 James E. Sullivan Award as the top amateur athlete in the United States
Later became professional cyclist, took part in the 1986 Tour de France
1983 inducted into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame
Ranked #46 in ESPN's SportsCentury 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century in 1999
1990 inducted into the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame