Jessica Kooreman is from Michigan and is headed to the 2018 Olympics.

Meet Jessica Kooreman, a speed skater that is competing in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. This will be Jessica's second time at the games and her motto rings true...

"No such thing as can't"

Jessica was born and raised in Melvindale Michigan and is married to Michael Kooreman, who is a former speed skater and coach. Her idols are Serena and Venus Williams, and she has been know to enjoy a round of golf or two. Since starting to roller skate at the age of one, this lady has reached many goal and now her eye is on the gold! Team teamusa.org did a perfect breakdown of Jessica's accomplishments...

Olympic Experience

  • Qualified for the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team - finished third overall for the women in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials
  • 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games - 1000m 4th; 1500m 6th

World Championship Experience

  • 2016-17 Short Track World Championships - 1500m 14th; 1000m 17th; 500 22th; 16th overall
  • 2015-16 Short Track World Championships - 1500m 10th; 1000m 15th; 500m 28th; 20th overall
  • 2013-14 World Championships - 3000m silver; 1500m 6th; 1000m 14th; 500m 11th; 5th overall
  • 2011-12 World Championships - 3000m relay silver; 1500m 5th; 1000m 6th; 500m 25th; 12th overall
  • 2010-11 World Team Championships - bronze
  • 2008-09 World Team Championships - bronze

Other Career Highlights

  • 2017-18 World Cup Seoul - 3000m relay 12th; 1500m 16th; 500m 21st
  • 2017-18 World Cup Shanghai - 3000m relay 11th; 1500m 25th; 1000m 36th
  • 2017-18 World Cup Dordrecht - 3000m relay 7th; 1000m 17th; 1500m 21st
  • 2017-18 World Cup Budapest - 1500m 10th; 3000m relay 12th; 1000m 15th
  • 2017-18 Short Track World Cup Team
  • 2017-18 Short Track National Training Program
  • 2016-17 Short Track National Training Program
  • 2016-17 Short Track World Cup Team
  • 2011-2016 Short Track World Cup Team
  • 2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - 500m gold; 1000m gold; 1500m gold
  • 2011-12 World Cup Shanghai - 3000m relay silver; 500m bronze
  • 2011-12 World Cup Moscow - 3000m relay silver
  • 2011-12 World Cup Salt Lake City - 500m bronze
  • 2010-11 World Cup Dresden - 3000m relay gold
  • 2010-11 World Cup Montreal - 3000m relay silver
  • 2010-11 World Cup Quebec - 3000m relay bronze
  • 2009-10 World Cup Montreal - 3000m relay silver
  • 2009-10 World Cup World Cup Beijing - 3000m relay silver; 1000m bronze
  • 2009 Short Track World Cup Team
  • 2008-09 World Cup Dresden - 3000m relay gold
  • 2008-09 World Cup Sofia - 3000m relay bronze

I can NOT wait to see this incredible athlete and Michigander compete on the world stage this February.

A Taste Of What You Will See This Feb When Jessica Takes To The Ice

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